DATE OF BIRTH: March 26, 1944
PLACE OF BIRTH: Fyzabad, Trinidad
  • Southern Oropouche Government Primary School
  • Mucurapo Girls’ R.C. School, Port of Spain
  • Progressive Educational Institute, Port of Spain
  • Dartford College of Physical Education for Teachers, Kent, England (Diploma in Physical Education)
  • St. Thomas University, Miami, Florida, USA (BA, Sports Administration, 1958; MS, Sports Administration/Management, 1990)
  • CAREER:                                 Pierre was an outstanding netball player who played on the higly decorated 1979 T&T netball team that shared the World Championship with Australia and New Zealand. She later became a government sports minister in Trinidad from 1991 to 1995. In recognition of her contributions to netball in T&T, the Jean Pierre sports complex in Port-of-Spain was named after her.
    • 1974 - Trinidad & Tobago Humming Bird Medal Gold (for Netball)
    • 1979 - Trinidad & Tobago Trinity Cross (for Netball)
    • 1979 - Trinidad & Tobago Chaconia Medal Gold
    DIED: December 2, 2002, after a long battle with colon cancer in the Cayman Islands where she was working as a coach.
    Compiled by Ronald C. Emrit