Janae Jefferson came fresh off her softball career at the University of Texas, where she had a phenomenal run at the 2022 Women’s College World Series, into the world of professional softball at Athletes Unlimited.
Jefferson was the fourth overall pick during the 2022 Athletes Unlimited Softball College Draft and made her pro debut on July 29, 2022.
This episode of Going Pro: The Rookie Series follows Jefferson during her rookie season where she navigates the new professional lifestyle, reminiscing on the path that brought her here, exploring her identity off the field, and paving the way for the next generation.
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