Kenley Jansen Brother Ardley And Verney Jansen: Age Gap And Family

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Kenley Jansen brother, Ardley and Verney Jansen, motivated him throughout his journey from Willemstad’s streets to baseball’s elite.

He started playing baseball with his brothers at six and played first base and catcher.

On July 23, 2010, Jansen joined Dodgers and debuted against the New York Mets the next day.

Kenley Jansen
Kenley Jansen, Professional Baseball Pitcher (Source: Fox Sports)

That year Kenley appeared in 25 games with the Dodgers in 2010 with four saves.

From that, Kenley has come a long way, as in 2023, he became the 7th player in major league history with 400 saves.

It was during a Red Sox victory over Braves 5-2 on May 10, 2023, with his teammates Jarren Duran, Nick Pivetta, and more.

Ardley And Verney, Brothers Of Kenley 

Kenley has two older brothers, Ardley And Verney, who share the same passion for baseball.

His older brother Ardley was born on February 16, 1983, and have almost 4 years of gap with his younger brother, Kenley.

Jasen brothers grew up Braves fans, and the Braves later signed Ardley, Kenley’s older brother, and his fellow Curaçaoan Andruw Jones.

Ardley played with the Braves in 1999, and during that time, most often, young Kenley would visit his practice.

Jansen Brothers
Jansen Brothers On A Vacation (Source: Instagram)

He roughly played in centerfielder and left-fielder positions till 2010, but it isn’t sure if he is still playing.

As reported by Los Angeles Times, Ardley played at least 5 baseball seasons, and his brother Verney was also a baseball player and aspired to be in the Yankees.

Apart from Verney, her brothers went to the MLB dream, and reminiscing about the old poverty-stricken days reminds them to stay humble.

We aren’t sure if Kenley’s brothers are married, but Kenley’s Instagram has pictures of them with two women.

Parents Of Jansen Brothers

Jansen brothers were born to Isidor and Bernadette Jansen in Willemstad, Curaçao.

Sadly his father, a construction worker, Isidor, suffered a stroke when Kenley was just 12.

His mother, Bernadette, worked as an agent and single-handedly raised her sons with morals and with death.

Kenley grew up with his older brothers, Ardley and Verney, among which only Ardley with Kenley pursued baseball professionally.

Kenley Family, His Wife Gianni Jansen And Kids
Kenley Family, His Wife Gianni Jansen, And Kids (Source: Twitter)

Later the MLB pitcher married a Curaçao native named Gianni Jansen in 2016.

Kenley is blessed with four kids; Natalia Hannah Jansen is the firstborn child, born on March 16, 2013.

The second was Kaden Isaiah Jansen, born on August 16, 2015, and the third was Kyrian Jeremiah Jansen, born on August 22, 2018.

The last born was Key’Gia Keziah Jansen, on September 12, 2021.

Kenley lives happily with his wife and kids and updates his fans about his games and family via his Instagram handle.

Vandana Thapa
Vandana Thapa
Vandana is one of our observant and appreciative writers, an avid reader with a passion for sports, whether from F1 to Lacrosse. Our work gives a two-way growth to the readers as well as the writer and a tour of the sports world.

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