Jenny Mowe

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Jenny Mowe
Personal information
Born (1978-02-25) February 25, 1978 (age 44)
Mission Viejo, California
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight236 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school Powers (Powers, Oregon)
College Oregon (1996–2001)
WNBA draft 2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 20th overall
Selected by the Portland Fire
Playing career2001–2003
Position Center
Career history
2001–2002 Portland Fire
2003 Los Angeles Sparks
Women’s Basketball
Representing Flag of the United States.svg  United States
World University Games
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1999 Spain Team Competition

Jenny Mowe (born February 25, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player. She was the 20th pick in the 2001 WNBA draft, selected by the Portland Fire. [1]


High school

Mowe attended Powers High School in Powers, Oregon. In 1995, she led the Powers High School Cruisers to the Class 1A title. Mowe held 14 1A state tournament records until the records were reset during the reclassification of Oregon high schools.


Mowe was the first Oregon Duck to get drafted into the WNBA. She later coached at Baker High School. [2]

Personal life

On June 9, 2007, Mowe married Loran Joseph of Baker City. [3]

In 2011 Mowe started her own business in Baker City, Sweet Wife Baking. [4] In 2016 Sweet Wife Baking won the Oregon State Parks Downtown Revitalization Award for Business of the Year. [5]

International competition

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