Meet Kelsey Plum Parents Katie Plum And Jim Plum

By / 15 February 2023 01:04 AM

Kelsey with her guardians and sibling from her signing nights with the Stars
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Kelsey Plum parents are father Jim Plum and mother Katie Plum. Jim and Katie have three children together.

Kelsey is a professional basketball player who currently plays the position of guard for the Las Vegas Aces of the WNBA. She was born on August 24, 1994, in California.

The Aces star attended the University of Washington where she played college basketball setting several records including being the all-time leading scorer in Division I women's basketball history.

The athlete was drafted by the San Antonio Stars as the first overall pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft. She played for the Stars for one season before being traded to the Las Vegas Aces. Over her career, the basketball star has won the All-Star award twice as well as the 2017 WNBA Rookie of the Year award.

With team USA, the WNBA athlete won the FIBA women's basketball world cup held in Australia on October 1, 2022. Plum has been a strong representation of the sport and is an inspiration to many young athletes. The WNBA star promotes the shopping and retail brand GSTQ via her Instagram.

Kelsey Plum Parents come from an athletic brackground

Kelsey Plum parents Katie plum and Jim Plum were former athletes. Katie was a professional volleyball player whereas Jim played Football in high school.

The Plum guardians are the biggest supporter of the WNBA star. After Kelsey became the division I all-time highest scorer with 57 points, her mom and dad alongside friends visited Mykonos Greek Grill restaurant to spend some quality time and celebrate her achievements. 

The WNBA athlete posted a picture of her mom dad and cousins on November of 2016
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Plum has been appreciative of her loved ones and constantly posts them on her social handles. All the members are attached to one another and are constantly seen together on various occasions. 

Jim Plum

Jim Plum is a former American athlete who was a specialist in two different sports. Jim played football and baseball during his initial years. 

Plum received the All-American honors during his time playing football in La Mesa, California. The dad also took part in baseball and football NCAA teams at San Diego. Jim played the position of the quarterback during his athletic years.


Jim has always been supporting and motivated his daughter's goals. The Aces athlete contributes her success to Jim and Katie and has a number of posts dedicated to thanking the two. 

Katie Plum

Mother Katie Plum is a former American volleyball athlete. Katie played volleyball at Davis University in North Carolina.

The volleyball athlete was the star player for the University and was considered the best player on the roster. Katie was quite athletic from her early days and her kids pursued her career path to play volleyball. 

Kelsey constantly flaunts her mom and presents words of gratitude towards her. A number of posts and stories have been dedicated by the WNBA star toward Katie. On May 13, 2018, on the occasion of Mother's day, the 2017 first pick took Instagram to wish all the caretakers including Katie and addressed how lucky she is to have the former volleyball star in her life.

Katie can be seen regularly with her kid visiting places and even goes to the court to watch the athlete perform. Mom Paul constantly motivates the basketball player to perform her best and is an inspiration to her daughters. 

Kelsey Plum has three siblings

Kelsey Plum siblings are sisters Kaitlyn, and Lauren alongside brother Daniel plum. Kaitlyn, Lauren and Daniel are all athletes.

Both Kaitlyn and Lauren followed in Katie's footsteps and play volleyball professionally. Plum's younger sister Lauren competes for the University of Oregon and the USA Volleyball Junior National Team whereas the older sister Kaitlyn represents UC Davis professionally. 

Kelsey on the left, Kaitlyn on the center and Lauren on the right from the oldest sister's wedding ceromancy
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The older sibling Kaitlyn got married on June 5, 2016, and the pictures were shared by the basketball athlete on her Instagram. All the cousins are very close to one another and constantly motivate each other. 

Kelsey's brother Daniel played football as a student during his time at UC Davis. The brother is lowkey and doesn't has any social media presence. However, a post was shared by the basketball player where she posted a video of her brother and wished everyone Merry Chrishmas.