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Jenifer Lovell Moreno

Class of 2005· Disciplines(s): Rhythmic· Inducted as: Athlete

Jenifer Lovell Moreno is from Miami, Fla., and was a rhythmic national team member for seven years during her career. A highlight for Jenifer was winning the 1992 Olympic Trials and earning a spot on the 1992 Olympic Games Team for Rhythmic Gymnastics. She placed 23rd all-around at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.

Jenifer trained in Miami with her coaches Mary Ellen and Maureen Holdrieth during the beginning years of her career and then moved to Chicago, Ill., when she was 16 to train with Irina Vdovets at Illinois Rhythmics. She began the sport of gymnastics in 1983 and competed internationally on numerous occasions visiting countries including Spain, Germany, Ukraine, Greece, Cuba, Portugal, and Japan.

During her gymnastics career, Jenifer was a member of the 1991 World Championships team, where she competed in Athens, Greece, and was 45th in the all-around, and the Pan American Games team, which competed in Santiago de Cuba and she won the bronze medal for her ball routine. She also finished 14th all-around at the 1990 Goodwill Games. Another highlight was becoming the 1991 Rhythmic National Champion and the 1991 Olympic Festival Champion.

Jenifer graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lake Forest College with a Bachelor of Arts degree, where she majored in Business and Psychology. She was a member of the Entrepreneurs Club and the Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics Honor Society).