Table of Biography
Jessica Mendoza is widely famous as an American softball player. Jessica Mendoza is a 4-time First Team All-American at Stanford University.
On November 11, 1980, Jessica Ofelia Mendoza was born in Camarillo, California, United States. As of now, she is already 41 years old and her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She is an American and of Mexican descent. She was born to her father Gil Mendoza and her mother Karen Mendoza. Also, she has siblings named Walt, Elena, and Alana.
Additionally, her father played football for 4 years at Fresno State University. Thus, she attended Adolfo Camarillo High School. There she became the Los Angeles Time Player of the Year in 1988. Further, she attended Stanford University. From the University she graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Science and Education.
Jessica Mendoza – Career
In 1999, Jessica Mendoza started her career as a First Team All-American and All-Pac-10 honoree. Whereas, she became a sensation-bagging conference Newcomer of The Year. Eventually, with average and RBI totals, she batted and broke the Cardinal records ranking top-10 for the hits. Similarly, she was selected as the Player of the Week by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
Again, she earned First Team citations for the NCAA Division I and the Pac-10, in her sophomore season. Moving on, she won the conference Player of The Year, leading to the NCAA. She won third All-American, All-Pac-10 citations, and NFCA Player of The Week and continued her success. Therefore, she also helped to lead Stanford to win its first-ever Women’s College World Series.
She earned First Team citations for both conferences and the NCAA, in the final season. On March 4, she was named NFCA Player of The Week for the third time. On May 8, in the season, she drove in a career-best with her 50th career home run swing with Carol Forbes pitching. Besides, she was three times Stanford Athlete of the Year, and a Pac-10 Player. Additionally, she was also 25 finalists for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year and the Speedline Invitational Tournament.
More about career
At the 2004 Athen Olympic Games, she was a starting outfielder for Team USA. In the game, she made 380 on the Aiming For Athens tour with 42 RBIs and ten home runs. On August 23, she repeated her performance against host Greece, winning the gold medal. Furthermore, in 2008, for Team USA, she was again an outfielder.
In addition, she got shut out at the Beijing Olympic Games finale. Therefore, her team won the silver medal, losing to Japan on August 21. Additionally, she was a gold medalist at the Pan American Games, in 2003 and 2007. Whereas, she won silver medalist at both the Japan Cup and World Cup. Hence, she was named the USA Softball Female Athlete of the Year in 2006.
Jessica Mendoza – Personal life
In 2004, Jessica Mendoza met her partner at a wedding in Southern California. At first sight, she began to fall in love with Adam Burks. Her parent is a Civil Engineer and a former US Marine. Eventually, they started liking each other and they started meeting a couple of times. They started their relationship and after 2 years they decided to marry in 2006. Also, they are blessed with 2 sons named Caleb Ashton Burks and Caden Adam Burks.
Jessica Mendoza – Body measurement
Jessica Mendoza is tall and stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 66 kg. Her body measurement is 33-24-33 inches and wears a bra size of 35 B. Also, Jessica has brown hair color and dark brown eye color.
She is active on her Instagram account named @JessMendoza2, with 82.5k followers. And, she has a Facebook account with 103k followers. In her Twitter account named @JessMendoza, she has 128.7k followers.