Who Is Jessica Elway? Inside Life of John Elway’s Eldest Daughter

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Jessica Elway is widely recognized as the daughter of John Elway, an American professional football executive, and a former quarterback. Her father currently is a consultant for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. Further, John is the only player who succeeded to pass for more than 3,000 yards and rush for over 200 yards in seven straight seasons.

Like her father, Jessica also stepped into the sports world as a student. She has already been on the Women’s basketball team at Standford. But as of now, it seems like Jessica Elway has left her promising sports career. Well, if that’s the case, what actually is she doing today? Besides, is she married?

Read the below piece of article to know about the personal and professional life of Jessica Elway.

Jessica Elway’s Age And Early Life

As of 2023, Jessica Elway is 37 years of age. She was born to her father John Elway and his former wife Janet Elway in October 1985 in Englewood, Colo, the United States. While her father is a renowned sportsman, her mom Janet was an accomplished swimmer of Standford and also a passionate philanthropist.

Similarly, she grew up in her hometown alongside her three siblings. As for education, she went to Cherry Creek High School in her hometown in Colorado. Later, Elway enrolled at Stanford University just like her parents. She completed a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s in Elementary Education and Teaching from Stanford.

Besides, the celebrity child who stands at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches belongs to a white ethnical background and holds American nationality.

Jessica’s Family Background

While the details about Jessica’s maternal family are yet to be known, her paternal grandfather Jack Elway was an American football player and also served as a head coach at different universities. After his retirement as a player, Jesica’s grandpa served as a head coach at Stanford University, California State University, San Jose State University, and also at Port Angeles High School.

Jack was the son of Harry Stuart Elway Sr. and Alice Electia Smith. He was married to the daughter of Harry J. Jordan and Marie E. Gifford, Janet Jordan.

Jessica Elway Has Three Siblings

Jessica is the eldest born child of her parents. She has three younger siblings, a brother Jack Elway, and two sisters Jordan Elway and Juliana Elway.

Jessica Elway has three siblings
Jessica Elway with her siblings and parents

Jack was born on August 1, 1989, which makes him 30 years old in 2023. Like their dad, Jack Elway also started his playing career as a quarterback. In fact, for a quarterback position, Jack was coached by his own father John, and later received an athletic scholarship from Arizona State.

Likewise, her sister Jordan, 35 came into this world in June 1987. She was a lacrosse player. Further, her youngest sister Juliana, a socialite was born in March 1991 and as of 2023, she is 32 years of age. Coming up to 2023, all her siblings are well settled in their both personal and professional life.

Short Look On Jessica Elway’s Parent’s Marriage And Divorce

Jessica’s Parents Janet and John got married in a low-key wedding ceremony in 1984. They lived in their marriage for 18 years. and the former separated in 2002 finalizing their divorce a year later in 2003.

Jessica Elway's parents are no longer together
Jessica Elway’s parents on their wedding day

Following their divorce, Elway’s father John moved on with his now wife Paige Green. They tied the knot in August 2009 after dating each other for 3 years. Like her dad, her mom also reported having been in a marriage with her second husband Kevin Kretzmar. As of now, they are no longer together.

Jessica Elway Is A Former Basketball Player

Growing up in an athletic family, Jessica showed her interest in sports and later chose to play basketball. She began as a basketball player as a high school student at Cherry Creek High School. In high school, she was rewarded with the captainship in basketball three times and also was a four-year-letter-winner. She later joined the women’s basketball team at Stanford University.

Jessica Elway played basketball at Stanford
Jessica Elway, a former basketball player

Moving further on her achievement as a basketball player, the star kid led her team to the final game of the 2004 5A Colorado Tournament and was also named second-team all-state as a senior and earned all-tournament team honors. Further, Elway also received All-Centennial League First Team honors in her junior and senior campaigns.

Moreover, Jessica also attended the Adidas All-American Camp and played in the All-Star game. She was named MVP after scoring  31 points in the finals of the Deep South Classic Tournament. After her senior year, she quit playing basketball and switched her career to another field. Let’s have a look at her current profession.

What Does Jessica Elway Do Now? Her Career Detail

After receiving her master’s degree in Elementary education and teaching, Jessica began her career as a Kindergarten teacher at Aspire Public Schools in Oakland, CA. She worked at Aspire Public school for six years and during her working tenure, she kept promoted from Kindergarten to 1st-grade teacher and 2nd-grade to K-5 Instructional Coach.

In July 2015, she joined as an associate director of training and development at Success Academy Charter School and worked there for more than a year. Likewise, from September 2016 to July 2022, Jessica served in the position of Director of Ascend at the Civic and Social organization Bonds of Union.

As per her LinkedIn account, John Elway’s daughter Jessica is currently a director at Capitol Family Medical Associates Inc. She joined the company in January 2022.

Jessica Elway Is A Married Woman; Who Is Her Husband?

In the year 2015, Jessica walked down the aisle with her husband Jimmy Delgadillo who works as a medical resident at New York Presbyterian Hospital. The couple married among close family and friends in the Mexican style.

Jessica Elway is a married woman
Jessica Elway with her groom at her wedding

After their marriage on June 9, 2015, Jessica’s step-mom Paige shared their wedding picture on her Instagram and wrote,

My gorgeous and handsome steps…. Lucky step-momma#jimmylovesjessie!

As of now, the former basketball player Jessica has been a wife to her beloved hubby for 7 years. In their more than a half-decade of union, they are blessed with a beautiful daughter named Gwendolyn.

Is Jessica Elway On Social Media Handles?

Yes, John Elway’s eldest daughter Jessie has a private Instagram account with 343 followers. Further, with her husband, she uses a joined Instagram ‘ Jimmy Jessie’ which has 46 followers in total.

Though the public doesn’t have access to see her social media, she sometimes appeared on her father’s Instagram which has 69.7k followers.

What Is Jessica Elway’s Net Worth?

Having such a great career in the educational field, Jessica probably earns a decent amount of money. However, her net worth is still under the media’s radar. Meanwhile, her father John Elway has an estimated net worth of $145 million.

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