Jessica Ramsey is an established American athlete specializing in multiple sports. She is a great shot put thrower and a discus and hammer thrower. Ramsey has shown outstanding performance in different championships, including in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where she represented the USA in the shotput event.
After winning the trial games with the US Olympics Trials record, Ramsey made her place in the Olympics and became one of the anticipated athletes to win gold. However, despite her best attempts, she could not win any medal as she committed fouls. The result of the Olympics was more devastating as the winning throw was just around 50 cm more than her personal best.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Popular Name||Jessica Ramsey|
|Real Name||Jessica Ramsey|
|Date of birth||July 26, 1991|
|Age||32 years old|
|Place of birth||Boynton Beach, Florida, USA|
|Hometown||Boynton Beach, Florida, USA|
|Brother(s)||Joshua Ramsey and Antonio Ramsey|
|Occupation||Track and Field Athlete|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
What is Jessica Ramsey’s Net Worth?
Ramsey has been active as a track and field athlete and taking part in many shot put, hammer, and discus throw competitions ever since she was in school.
She has earned many titles and prize money from all these competitions. Besides this, she is also a professional athlete with a contract with Adidas.
So, despite not knowing the exact amount, it is still safe to assume that she has more than enough net worth.
Height, Weight, and Physical Measurement
The 32 year-old athlete has the perfect body required for a thrower.
She weighs around 93 kg despite standing tall at only 5 feet and 6 inches and has a muscular physique because of her intense time in the field.
Parents and Family
Ramsey was born in Boynton Beach to her parents, Rick and Angela.
She is the only daughter of the couple as they have two boys.
The one-time Olympian has not shared anything besides these, so not many have much detail about her family or personal life.
Details on Her Boyfriend and Relationship
The six-time All-American has to maintain the utmost privacy about her love life and partners.
Because of this, no one knows anything about her sexuality or the people she has dated.
Ramsey earned her high school degree from Boynton Beach High School.
After high school, she wished to attend one of the colleges in her hometown. However, she had to join South Plains College, a community college in Texas, because of some academic complications.
She later transferred to Western Kentucky University to get a social and behavioral science degree.
Career in High School and Olympics
Ramsey started her competitive sports career while still in high school.
She holds the school record in shotput and the title of winner of the Florida High school Athletic Association game in the 2A, 3A state regional, and 3A stature championship.
Ramsey continued her ace in shotput throw and other throws even after high school.
While still in college, she became the first-ever woman from Western Kentucky University to make it to three individual events during the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship.
She made history in the event by qualifying for shotput, discus, and hammer throw.
The seven-time Sun Belt Conference title holder also took part in many other NCAA and USTAF events and successfully made a name among other established athletes.
With her success in national-level events, Ramsey also tried for the 2016 Rio Olympics but didn’t make it.
Later, she changed her rotational techniques and even her spin during the throws and made it to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after winning first place with a new US Olympic Trials Championship record.
Ramsey was one of the anticipated athletes from the USA expected to bring home medals. However, things did not work out when all her three attempts were declared fouled.
Despite the winning throw being around 50 cm more than her personal best, the athlete lost to technicalities.
She returned home with a heavy heart, but she has not given up yet, and her supporters still have hopes for her.