|Hometown:||Mission Viejo, CA|
|High School:||Capistrano Valley|
Before Brown: A two-year letterwinner from Capistrano Valley High School, Kries was a member of the 2010 South O.C. All-Star Team, and was the CAPO Varsity Softball Defensive Player of the Year ...Earned Orange County Register's Athlete of the Week on May 18, 2010, and won the South Coast League's character-athlete award for Capistrano Valley High School called "Pursuing Victory with Honor" ... Also received the Capistrano Valley All-Around Athlete Award and was also a 2009-10 Scholar-Athlete ... Also participated in basketball.
Personal: Jennifer is the daughter of David and Christine Kries ... Has a younger brother, Mike.