Jenna van de Grift
Jenna van de Grift
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Cathedral Catholic

2017-18: Sat in the No. 2 seat of the Ivy League champion second varsity four.

Rowing Program: Cathedral Catholic, U19 CanAmMex Team, USA JR 4x

Why Yale: "I chose Yale because of its stimulating academics, exceptional rowing program and life-long opportunities. The passion of the people at Yale, combined with the work ethic and dedication of the Yale Women's Crew team truly inspire me. I love how the team fosters the idea of being a family. Yale offers the perfect balance between athletics and academics, which is exactly what I was looking for in a Division I college program."

Porter’s Quote: “Jenna is a talented athlete who has already accomplished quite a bit in her short time rowing. I look forward to coaching her and watching her continue to get stronger and faster.”

Career Highlight: USA Junior World 4x