Q: Do you have a nickname?
Q: When and why did you first become interested in gymnastics?
A: I always liked to do cartwheels and flip around when I was little, so my parents put me in a class.
Q: When did you decide you wanted to compete? And, when did you want to compete at a high level? What about competition appeals to you?
A: When I was 7, I started practicing with the older girls, and I wanted to win the medals that they were getting.
Q: What is your favorite event?
Q: What is your favorite skill?
A: Double front
Q: What music do you use for your floor routine?
A: It is a mixture of tracks we call “The End of Darkness.”
Q: Who is your favorite gymnast or who is your “idol”?
A: Shawn Johnson
Q: How have you grown as a gymnast during your career, both skill wise and mentally?
A: I am more focused and disciplined in my practices.
Q: How has gymnastics helped you as a person?
A: I am more organized and self-driven, wanting to do my best at everything that I do.
Q: If you had to select one life-lesson that gymnastics has taught you, what would it be?
Q: What are your biggest accomplishments or best memories in your career?
A: Qualifying for the Nastia Liukin Cup.
Q: What grade are you in school, and where do you go to school?
A: I am a ninth grader at FLCCA.
Q: What is your favorite food?
Q: What is your favorite movie?
A: The Maze Runner
Q: What is your favorite book?
A: The Secret Garden
Q: What is your favorite music group?
A: The Zac Brown Band
Q: Are any of your family members current or former athletes? Which sports?
A: All of my brothers are very athletic and played sports: football, basketball and baseball.
Q: What’s on your IPod right now? What type of music do enjoy listening to? How about before a meet when you’re trying to get focused and pumped up?
A: Bright by Echosmith, I like county and pop.
Q: If you had to pick 3 words to describe yourself as a gymnast, what are they?
A: Artistic, powerful, determined