Captain Calgary: Quick Questions with All-Star Brianne Jenner

Forward Brianne Jenner isn’t just an offensive threat for the Calgary Inferno. She also loves the Tragically Hip. Learn more about Brianne in her All-Star player profile.
Let's get personal
NAME: Brianne Jenner
TEAM: Calgary Inferno
NICKNAME: Jenny
HOMETOWN: Oakville, Ontario, Canada
COLLEGE: Cornell University
about you
WHAT DID YOU STUDY IN COLLEGE? Government major with a minor in Law and Society.
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR WORK? I am currently a Master’s student at the University of Calgary.
WHEN YOU WERE YOUNGER, WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GREW UP? A professional hockey player.
WHO HAS INFLUENCED YOU THE MOST IN YOUR LIFE? My parents. I would not have had the opportunities to follow my passion without their support.
WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST ACHIEVEMENT? Winning gold in Sochi.
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hockey
FAVOURITE HOCKEY TEAM? Montreal Canadiens
FAVOURITE HOCKEY PLAYER? My favourite NHL player was Saku Koivu. I loved his playmaking vision and I was a huge Habs fan. My favourite national team player was Caroline Ouellette. I loved her strength as a power forward and her offensive capability.
WHEN AND WHY DID YOU FIRST START PLAYING HOCKEY? I first started playing when I was 3 years old. I began on an outdoor pond and then played my first season in a league that my Dad and Uncle ran.
WHAT IF YOUR FAVOURITE HOCKEY MEMORY? Winning gold in Sochi and celebrating with my family.
DO YOU HAVE ANY PRE-GAME RITUALS OR SUPERSTITIONS? I play keep up before every game with teammates. I also like to listen to music.
WHAT IS THE STORY BEHIND YOUR JERSEY NUMBER? No story. I was given 19 when I first made the national team.
HOW WOULD YOUR TEAMMATES DESCRIBE YOU? Dedicated, thoughtful, nerdy
WHO IS THE FUNNIEST PERSON ON YOUR TEAM? Jess Campbell
IF YOU COULD PLAY WITH ONE HOCKEY PLAYER, WHO WOULD IT BE? Crosby
WHAT'S YOUR PRE-GAME PUMP-UP MUSIC? The Tragically Hip
WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE PRE-GAME MEAL? Gluten-free pasta
WHAT'S THE HARDEST PART OF BEING A FEMALE HOCKEY PLAYER? The lack of funding/money.
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the lighter side
WHAT HOGWARTS HOUSE WOULD YOU BE IN? Hufflepuff
HOW LONG WOULD YOU LAST IN THE HUNGER GAMES? 2 to 5 minutes.
WHAT IS YOUR GO TO KARAOKE SONG? I don’t do karaoke. I am tone deaf.
IF YOU COULD HAVE ONE SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE? The ability to apparate.
MOST EMBARRASSING CELEBRITY CRUSH? Elsa from Frozen.
MOST EMBARRASSING FASHION TREND YOU GAVE INTO? Turtlenecks.
WHAT WOULD THE TITLE OF YOUR AUTOBIOGRAPHY BE? Brianne Jenner: Gluten-free But Full of Love.
favourites
FOOD: Lobster
MOVIE: Back to the Future II
TV SHOW: Battlestar Galactica
ARTIST/BAND: The Tragically Hip
SONG RIGHT NOW: No Problem β€” Chance the Rapper
MUSIC: Hip-hop
BOOK Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
COLOUR: Red
TOP 3 LADY HEROES: Chantal Hebert, Kate McKinnon, Rachel Maddow
SPORT TO WATCH: Baseball (live)
LAST BOOK YOUR READ: Winning Power by Tom Flanagan
LAST PERSON YOU CALLED: My mom.
this or that
morning person or night owl πŸŒ™
Cats or dogs 🐢
🐞 Spiderman or Batman
Scary Films or Happy Endings πŸ˜ƒ
Summer or Winter ❄
🍫 Dark, Milk, or White Chocolate
Heels , Flats, or Sneakers πŸ‘Ÿ
🍏 iPhone or Android
β˜• Coffee or Tea
🍬 Sweet or Sour
πŸͺ Cookies or Cake
πŸŽ₯ Movie or Book
πŸ” Hamburgers or Hotdogs
Bonus: Are hotdogs sandwiches? No ❌
πŸ’° Money or fame
Snowboarding or skiing 🎿
πŸ“Ί TV Show or Movie
πŸ• Pizza or Pasta