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Jonni Parker

Penn State
Elementary and Early Childhood Education


Parker is an elementary and early childhood education major, boasting a 3.71 GPA. She is working on minors in human development and family studies, deafness and hearing studies, and special education. Parker is also currently completing a student-teaching assignment at a local elementary school during the season.

She has been named to the Academic All-Big Ten Team twice.


Parker is a three-year team captain, earning the honor since her sophomore year.

She is also a member of the Athletic Director’s Leadership Institute. Parker takes pride in creating an enjoyable experience for younger fans and has taken the time to meet many after the game.


Parker has been involved with numerous organizations and activities at Penn State.

She has participated with the Reading Rewards program, Penn State THON fundraiser, All-Sports Museum Trick-or-Treat, and the Spiritus Leoninus Organization.

Parker has also provided instruction at Penn State volleyball camps.


Parker has been earned AVCA All-America honors three times. She was named to the third team as a sophomore and an honorable mention as both a freshman and junior.

She is also a three-time All-Northeast Region selection, three-time All-Big Ten selection, and was the 2018 Big Ten Freshman of the Year.

For her career, Parker has over 1,000 kills, 600 digs, and 200 blocks.