|| Jenna Rist
2008-09: Placed fifth in the novice eight at the Pac-10s.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Viborg High School in Viborg, S.D. ... lettered three years in basketball ... helped lead team to two straight District 8B titles from 2007-08 ... team also won TVC Tournament in 2005, 2007 and 2008 ... also participated in cross country, track and field, and volleyball ... honored as team "Will To Win" athlete ... class Valedictorian ... president of National Honor Society ... named KELO Student of the Year.
Personal: Born in Sioux Falls, S.D. ... parents are John Rist and Linda Petersen ... has two siblings, Noelle and Alicia ... major is undeclared ... hobbies include music, drama, poetry and dance.
Getting to Know Jenna Rist:
|Parents||John Rist and Linda Petersen|
|Siblings||Noelle and Alicia|
|Other hobbies outside of Stanford||Music, drama, poetry, dance|
|I was introduced to rowing by||My parents|
|I would describe myself as:||someone who is always there for her friends and family|
|What people don't know about me is:||I have a passion for public speaking|
|The reason I love rowing is:||the level of teamwork needed to achieve success is at a whole different level from the sports I previously did|
|My favorite pre-race ritual is:||yet to be discovered!|
|The thing I love most about rowing is:||my teammates|
|The thing I love most about sports is:||the feeling of being part of another family|
|My favorite food is||steak with a baked potato|
|Favorite TV Show||Grey's Anatomy|
|The best advice I've ever received was:||You don't have to be perfect|
|I am most thankful in my life for||my family|
|My parents were right when they told me||I was a weird kid|
|The reason I chose Stanford||that it "felt right"|
|The people who have had the greatest influence on my life are:||My parents|
|Favorite Type Of Music||County|