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Janae Edmondson

Janae Edmondson is an American high school volleyball player. Sadly, Janae Edmondson lost both her legs after a horrendous accident occurred on the 18th of February 2023.

Early Life

Janae Edmondson was born in the year 2006, in Smyrna, Tennessee, in the United States of America. As of now, she is 18 years old and holds American nationality. She belongs to the African-American ethnicity and she has her belief in Christianity. Meanwhile, her exact date of birth and her zodiac sign are yet unknown at the moment.

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Caption: Janae Edmondson family photo (Source: FOX 17)

Coming to her family background, she is the daughter of James Edmondson (father) and Francine Edmondson (mother). Moreover, her father is a former military personnel and her mother is a housewife. In addition, she grew up with her three siblings Jaylan, and Akelia, and her younger brother’s name is yet to be revealed by her.

Janae Edmondson – Education

Talking about her educational qualifications, she went to Smyrna High School which was located in Smyrna, Tennessee. Meanwhile, she is a member of the MIDTN Volleyball Club. There, she used to play volleyball for her school and is an honors student in addition to being a 3-sport athlete.

Moreover, she used to wear a 23 jersey number T-shirt when she used to play volleyball. In addition, she was in 3rd place in the 2018 City Champs Volleyball tournament. But, she met with a terrific accident and her entire life was changed.


Janae Edmondson met with a horrific accident in St. Louis, Missouri, on Saturday, 18th of February 2023. On that day, she traveled with her family for her volleyball tournament.

Janae met an accident when an unlicensed Audi driver ran through a yield sign and hit a car that flew in the air and hit her when she was present in St Louis. Immediately, she was sent to the hospital where she got first-class treatment and survived. Sadly, her both legs were cut off by doctors to save her life.

The club and Mid TN director Rhonda Ross established a GoFundMe page at gofundme.com/f/pray-for-Janae, which is also available from the club website (midtnvbc.com). A donation of more than $700,000 has been made.

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Caption: A horrific accident in St. Louis, Missouri, on Saturday, 18th of February 2023 (Source: Fox News)

According to police, the driver who was driving the Audi was 21-year-old Daniel Riley. His car speed was 45 mph in a 20 mph zone when he struck Janae. Meanwhile, Daniel has already faced criminal charges as he was out of prison on bail for a robbery case. In addition, he was in the car without a license.  When police identified him Riley violated the terms of the GPS monitoring bracelet. Police arrested him on the spot and were sent under custody for several counts of assault, including second-degree assault.

Janae Edmondson – Net Worth 2024

There is no exact data regarding her earnings, net worth, and income. Before the accident, she was playing volleyball for her high school and had a dream to represent her home country in the International volleyball tournament.

Relationship Status

Talking about her personal life, there is not any hint available regarding it. Janae Edmondson seems to be single and has not dated anyone before she met the accident.

She has lost her both legs and she may face difficulty in finding a perfect partner for her. We can believe that she will surely get a lover who will accept and always support her through her life.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Janae Edmondson posing for a photo (Source: Daily News Journal)

Janae stands 5 feet 6 inches tall (1.67 m) and weighs around 58 kg (128 lbs). In addition, she has a pair of gray eyes with black hair color, and her other body measurements are still unknown at the moment.

Janae Edmondson – Social Media

Janae Edmondson is active on her Facebook account. However, this young volleyball player is not seen active on social media platforms such as Instagram, and Twitter.