Kenley Geronimo Jansen is a professional baseball player born in Curaçao on September 30, 1987. He currently plays as a pitcher for the Atlanta Braves baseball team and wears the number 74 jersey in the team.
His non-professional career as a baseball player began at the early age of six when he learned to play baseball with his Siblings. He learned to play in various positions like being an outfielder, a shortstop, a first baseman and then finally as a catcher.
Kenley started professional baseball in November 2004. He was not drafted but was just chosen by the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team as a free agent.
Throughout the period he spent with the Dodgers, Kenley played in several minor leagues. He was first made to play for the Rookie Class Gulf Coast Dodgers after which he was later promoted to play for the Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer League.
Kenley started playing as a catcher before changing to playing as a relief pitcher. He was promoted to the major leagues in 2010 and made his MLB debut in July that year for the Dodgers. Kenley signed a one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves team in March 2022 after he left the Dodgers in 2021.
Kenley Jansen Parents: Meet Isidor Jansen And Bernadette Jansen
Kenley Jansen was born to Isidor Jansen and Bernadette Jansen. His father, Isidor was working as a constructor until he got ill with a stroke.
Kenley’s mother, Bernadette also worked as a travel agent until her retirement.