Paul Skenes Parents Craig And Karen Skenes: Sisters Lauren And Kristen Skenes

Fans are eager to know about Paul Skenes parents and family after he showed impressive gameplay in the 2023 College World Series opening game at Charles Schwab Field.

Paul Skenes is an American College baseball pitcher for LSU Tigers.

He transferred to Louisiana Stated University on July 28, 2022. He chose to attend LSU because he wanted to work with LSU’s coaching staff and play with LSU’s outstanding players and it will enhance his competitive spirit.

Before Joining LSU Paul was recruited by the US Air Force Academy Baseball team and accepted an appointment as part of “Class of 2024”. He played the 2021 and 2022 seasons at Air Force. 

In his first season at the Air Force, Paul was named the Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year and named the winner of the John Olerud Award as the nation’s best two-way player. 

LSU Ace pitcher Skenes also received The Dick Howser Trophy on June 16, 2023, for his tremendous talent, gameplay, and impressive leadership.

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Who Are Paul Skenes Parents Craig And Karen Skenes?

Paul David Skenes was born on May 29, 2002, in Fullerton, California as the middle child of father Craig and Mother Karen Skenes.

Paul’s father Craig works for a pharmaceutical company. According to his LinkedIn profile, Craig is vice president of Business Development at Aerie Pharmaceuticals for more than nine years. 

Craig is in the pharmaceuticals business since 2004; he started his profession as the Director of ISTA Pharmaceuticals. Then, he joined Santen Incorporated as Senior Director and worked there till 2014.

Paul’s father graduated with a Bachelor of Science – Biochemistry at California State University and studied for a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in finance and general.

Compared to the information about Paul’s father there are not many details regarding his mother. Karen is a stay-at-home mom who dears her children more than anything in the world. Karen shows her love for her son in many ways; she tweets Paul’s achievements and always accompanies him in his live events.

Paul Skenes Parents
Paul Skenes parents accompanied him in the award ceremony of the Dick Howser Trophy. (Source: Theadvocate)

On June 16, 2023, when Paul set off to receive the honorable Dick Howser Trophy, both of his parents accompanied him and Karen gave a love pat on his back saying she is proud of him. 

SImiarly, Craig has also mentioned that he never knew his son would be this prominent playing sports and is always proud of his son’s achievements.

Paul Skenes Sisters Lauren And Kristen Skenes 

As mentioned above Paul is the middle child of his parents. He has an older sister Lauren Skenes and a younger sister Kristen Skenes. 

Nothing much can be found out about his older sister Lauren, however, his younger sister Kristen is on the women’s Volleyball team at Irvine Valley College, California.

Kristen has impressive strikes in her playing record. Time may not be that far when we get another player from the Skenes family to represent America in sports.

Paul Skenes sisters
Paul Skenes has an older and a younger sister Lauren and Kristen Skenes. (Source: Facebook)

Furthermore, Paul has disclosed that there is a huge influence of his family on his joining the Air Force Academy and baseball team.

Paul’s Uncles Mike and Pete served in the Navy, and his uncle Dan served as a teacher at the Coast Guard Academy. Since his childhood he had seen how the Academy is and how the military has influenced their life.

As a teenager, he wanted to do some cool stuff with the military, and he thought it would be a cool career choice in life. However, a person’s liking and priorities change with time and age. Maybe his change in preference and goal made him transfer from Air Force to LSU. 

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