Jenny Hendershott IFBB Fitness Pro
How did you get interested in
My good friend and trainer Mike Davies knew I would be good at it and he was right.
How was your first show like, any interesting experiences?
Well, my first show I was clueless, I was in my senior year of college, I had NO money and no idea what i was doing. I spray painted my prom shoes silver to match my suit, I wore prom hair, and then on top of it they asked the fitness girls to do bodybuilding poses. I had never seen a show so I was following the other girls ,,I looked totally stupid, I guess that s why I won out of 12 girls!
What do you like and dislike about competing?
I hate the strict dieting mostly, its out of my control and I can't stand that. It really puts limitations on my social and family life. What I love about competing is the fans, the routine, and how amazing I can make my body look.
What are your future goals in this industry?
I have to win MS. International ONE time. Thats it! This is the ultimate goal for me, The arnold classic is in my hometown and I want to win it for all my friends, fans and family who have stuck by me all these years.
What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?
I will have kids and will probably running races or something athletic. I am a natural born athlete and I will always have to be a part of something athletic.
Please tell us something special about you that most people
I am not shy so I am not sure what people don't know about me. HUMMMMMMMM??????? How about I love skinny Dipping and I do it at least once a year.
Any additional notes? People you would like to thank?
I would love to Thanks My sponsor Mike McCandless from Bulknutrition.com, he rocks and has been so good to me. Mike Davies for all the struggles and all the successes. We will be friends no matter what others think! My husband, Brian is truely the best thing to ever happen to me. My parents for being who they are. Mostly, to my fans and friends in the industry. I always say, behind every wonderful competitior is a strong support group. Thank you! Currently preparing to Kick ass at the Ms. International 2005
-1st place - Mike Francois World Gym Classic 1997
-2nd - Junior Nationals 1997
-4th - NPC Nationals 1997
-10th - U.S.A. Fitness Championships/Routine winner 1998
-2nd - North Americans/Routine winner 1998
-7th - NPC Nationals/Routine winner 1998
-1st - NPC U.S.A. Fitness Championships/ IFBB PRO 1999
-5th - Ms Fitness International 2000
-4th - Jan Tana Fitness Classic 2000
-4th - Pittsburgh Pro Show 2000
-7th - Miss Fitness Olympia 2000
-4th - Ms Fitness International 2001
-2nd - Jan Tana Fitness Classic 2001
-2nd - Pittsburgh Pro Show 2001
-6th - Miss Fitness Olympia 2001
-3rd - Ms Fitness International 2002
-2nd - New York Pro Show 2002
-2nd - Southwest Pro Show 2002
-4th - Jan Tan Fitness Classic 2002
-5th - Miss Fitness Olympia 2002
-5th - Ms Fitness International 2003
-4th - GNC show of Strength 2002
-5th - Miss Olympia 2003
-3rd - GNC show of Strength 2003
-3rd - Ms Fitness International 2004
-3rd - GNC show of Strength 2004
-2nd - Miss Olympia 2004
Date of Birth: Dec, 12, 1971
Born/Grew up in: Ashland, Ohio
Current Residence: Gahanna, Ohio
Marital Status: Married 3 1/2 years
Weight: in season 118, off season 130
Current Occupation: Run my own clothing company,
Founder and Leader of Phat camps, IFBB fitness Pro, Dance and
Fitness Choreographer , and Loyal volunteer to many charities
Favorite Hobby: Family and Friends
Favorite Food: Anything not on my diet
Favorite Music: Everything with a great beat
Best Bodypart: Butt and Legs
Years Training: 8