Jeanni is a 25 year old professional triathlete from Johannesburg, South Africa. With the support of her family, Jeanni made the decision to turn pro at the ripe age of 19 and come over to the USA in 2012 to train and race. Jeanni is now based in Boulder, Colorado where she lives with her boyfriend and fellow professional triathlete Justin Metzler. Over the course of the 2016 season, Jeanni placed in the top-6 at every race she attended including seven podium finishes and two wins at 70.3 Austin and 70.3 Xiamen. Jeanni’s overarching focus for the 2017 season is the Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Chattanooga, Tennessee where she is looking to test herself against the best.
Jeanni is coached by Jesse Kropelnicki at QT2 systems. She represents the Timex Multisport team, First Endurance, Cobb and Brooks Running.