Hometown: Houston, Texas
Residence: Houston, Texas
Birth Date/Place: December 1, 1983/Skokie, Ill.
Club: National Elite Gymnastics
Coaches: Jeff Beal
School: Home schooled
Year in School: 10th (Fall '99)
Began Gymnastics: 1990
Years on National Team: 3 (1997-2000)
Favorite Event: Balance beam, floor exercise
Mother is Ellyn...has two younger sisters: Rochelle (12/31/85) and Candace (11/2/87)...Rochelle likes to sing and act...Candace plays soccer...favorite books are "Where the Red Fern Grows" and "Homecoming"...listens to pop, R&B, oldies, country and Christian music...watches "ER", "Touched by an Angel" and "Legacy"...favorite movies are "Runaway Bride" and "Bed of Roses"...favorite actress is Julia Roberts...has several fish tanks...collects stones and coins from around the world...likes to solve brain puzzles and logic problems...Katie and her mom sell gym equipment...plans on going to college to study physical therapy or sports medicine.