Paul Skenes dad Craig Skenes is the Vice President of Aerie Pharmaceuticals. Craig graduated from Califonia State University in 1999.

Meanwhile, his son Paul attended El Toro high school in Lake Forest, California, before joining the United States Air Force Academy in 2021.

The 21-year-old spent two years playing baseball in Air Force and earned a call in USA Baseball Collegiate National Team in 2021.

The Falcons recognized his outstanding performance by awarding him first-team All-America recognition for both 2021 and 2022. He also received the prestigious 2022 John Olerud Award, recognizing him as the top two-way player in college baseball.

In 2021, Skenes received the National Co-Freshman of the Year title from Collegiate Baseball, which he shared with LSU's Dylan Crews. Later the pitcher joined the LSU Tigers for the 2022-23 season, where he plays with Tre Morgan.

Paul Skenes Parents

Paul Skenes parents are Craig Skenes and Karen Skenes. Paul was born to them on May 29, 2002, in Fullerton, California.

In June 2023, the LSU pitcher attended an award ceremony at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, accompanied by both of his guardians. Skens received the prestigious Dick Howser Trophy, which is recognized as the most prestigious award in college baseball.

Karen is a chemist similar to Craig
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Paul Skenes mom Karen, a chemist, sits beside him during the award ceremony, as seen in the pictures uploaded by the Advocate. Later he was called onto the stage to accept the award. Karen and Craig, alongside LSU head coach Jay Johnson companies him to the podium.

Craig Skenes Works At Aerie Pharmaceuticals

Paul Skenes father Craig Skenes is the vice president of business development at Aerie Pharmaceuticals in Newport Beach, California.

It has been nine years since June 2014 that he has been serving the company, crafting business ideas, and handling the overall progress. Prior to his stint at Aerie, Craig held the position of Senior Director at Santen Incorporated for five and a half years.

He was also a director of business development at ISTA Pharmaceuticals in Irvine from 2004 to 2009.

Craig during an interview after LSU win over Wake Forest in June 2023 in CWS
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Craig completed his bachelor's education at California State University, Fullerton, earning a degree in Biochemistry in 1996. After concluding his undergraduate studies, he pursued a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance at CSU and successfully graduated in 1999.

Although Skenes is widely regarded as the top pitcher in college baseball, his father Craig, said in a recent interview that he still craves to see Paul play catcher and hit.

Paul Skenes Siblings

Paul Skenes siblings are Lauren Skenes and Kristen Skenes. Paul is the middle child, while Lauren is the oldest of the three.

He grew up with his two sisters in Lake Forest, California. A cherished photograph of the trio from their childhood is kept by his mother, Karen, as her Facebook cover picture.

Paul with Karen, Lauren and Kristen in August 2012
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Meanwhile, Lauren and Kristen have maintained low social media profiles and opted to keep their Instagram accounts private, showing little interaction on these platforms.

Lauren Skenes Is A Manufacturing Engineer

Paul Skenes sister Lauren Skenes toils as a manufacturing engineer at Olea Kiosks Inc. Lauren joined Olea in June 2021 as an intern.

According to her Linkedin, Lauren also goes by Laurie graduated from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona with a bachelor's degree in Manufacturing engineering.

Laurie works at Olea Kiosks
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Besides, Laurie also holds an associate degree in social & behavioral studies and liberal studies from Irvine Valley College.

After finishing her studies in December 2022, Lauren immediately landed a job at an IT Services company, Olea Kiosks Inc. She served the first two years as an intern and was appointed the full-time on-site employee in January 2023.

Kristen Skenes Plays College Vollleyball

Paul's younger sister Kristen Skenes is a volleyball player at Irvine Valley College. She completed her high school at El Toro High in Lake Forest.

Kristen is a volleyball player at Irvine Valley College
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The 6-foot taller athlete is currently in her freshman year and plays as a Middle Blocker (MB) for the Irvine Valley college volleyball team. Kristen made her debut against Moorpark in September 2022 and has played 14 games, starting in 8

Paul Skenes Family Life Growing Up

Paul comes from a family with strong connections to the Navy and the Army. Each of his uncles has served in the military and armed forces.

Two of his uncles, Mike and Pete, were part of the Navy, while his other uncle, Dan, served in the Coast Guard. They all dedicated their time to serving in different branches of the military.

It inspired Paul to join the US Air Force where he spent two years of his life serving the country. He values those two years as the most crucial period of his life as he learned to figure out life on his own. Being 18 and living apart from one's family can be challenging, he said.

Skenes takes picture with a fan at Alex Box Stadium in June 2023
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On the other hand, Skenes does not have a girlfriend and is not in a relationship for instance. He a young baseball prospect who is completely focused on his career.

Besides, according to some reports, there has been speculation about Skenes's secret relationship with LSU Tigers gymnast Olivia Dunne.

However, there is no factual indication of any association between the two. Both are currently excelling as prominent college athletes.

Back in 2021, Paul got selected to play baseball for the Wareham Gatemen team in the Cape Cod Baseball League, which is a summer league for college players.

Following his second year in college, Skenes decided to enter the NCAA transfer portal. On July 28th, 2022, it was announced that Skenes will be transferring to Louisiana State University (LSU) to join the LSU Tigers team.

In his debut season, Pual achieved remarkable success by winning two prestigious awards: the National Pitcher of the Year Award and the Dick Howser Trophy.