It’s Harder to Change When You’re Winning

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It’s Harder to Change When You’re Winning

Key Points, Top Takeaways and Memorable Quotes

“I continued to play volleyball because I didn’t know who I was outside of volleyball.” 15:00

“I feel very, this is going to sound weird, lucky to have gone through what I did, in the way that I did.” 28:07

“My will to survive was stronger than the cancer.” 28:51

“You really have no idea how strong you are until you have to be, until you really have to show up for yourself.” 34:35

“I had someone tell me, they were like, ‘Fear can not exist in the same space as gratitude.’” 35:17

“It’s harder to change when you’re winning.” - Jen quoting friend @42:43

“Chemo saved me from cancer, the water saved me from chemo.” 53:04

“Whatever life you have pictured for yourself is possible.”  1:03:32

Guest Bio

Jennifer Keddy played four years of indoor volleyball at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo where she earned All American honors and was the 2011 Big West Conference Player of the Year. When playing professionally in Germany in 2018, she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and returned home for treatment to make a full recovery.  She has played the last two seasons on the AVP and is a entrepreneur and self proclaimed water wizard here to share the good news about how better water can uplevel your health and your life. 

Keddy has six siblings, three brothers and three sisters and currently resides in Austin, TX.  

Show Notes

0:00 - WIMTS Podcast Intro

0:17 - Introducing Jen Keddy

0:42 - Welcome to Jen

1:50 - Blended Family Roots

4:03 - When Did You Start Playing Volleyball?

5:55 - Recruiting & College VB at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

9:48 - Talking Accolades & Volleyball

11:52 - Shoulder Surgery, Then a Broken Foot

13:43 - Lack of Identity Outside of Volleyball 

16:41 - Playing Overseas & Stress on the Body

18:24 - 2017 Cancer Diagnosis in Germany

28:06 - Expressing Gratitude & Perspective

35:27 - BB Commercial

35:36 - Comeback Story

37:13 - Moved to Austin in May 2020 & Started Playing Beach Volleyball

38:35 - Partnered with Katie Dickens for 2021

40:45 - 2022 AVP Season

44:40 - Mentality & Water Entrepreneurial Venture

49:43 - Becoming the Water Wizard & the Water Machine

54:43 - Generational Learning

55:43 - How Long Have You Been Selling Water?

1:01:40 - One Piece of Advice

1:02:56 - Where Can We Find You?

1:04:28 - Thank You

1:05:07 - WIMTS Podcast Closing

Links & Where to Find Jen

IG - @jennuinewaters 
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  • Lisaa

    Great episode loved 12:30 the most good interview


    6:00 who is the intro sooo long 😂

    6 months ago·10 likes·
  • Evaa22

    This podcast and the sub has made the show better


    10:30 --> 20:00 amazing bit

    6 months ago·8 likes·

    Good stuff keep it up

    6 months ago·10 likes·
  • Roober54

    The part where he mentions that he wants to be adopted by a more functional family even at 45 yrs really hits home. Really delineates how no matter how old and independent you are, you still need love and support.


    This one really hits home

    6 months ago·1 like·

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