David Jessen

Birthdate: 12/5/1996
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Level 10 (15-16)
Current Residence: East Greenwich, RI
Club: Rhode Island Sports Elite
Head Coach: Vasili Vinogradov
Other Coaches: Vladimir Mureso, Hana Ricna


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Personal Information

Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
Hometown: East Greenwich, RI Czech Republic

Name of High School: Toll Gate High School
High School Graduation Year: 2015
Year you began gymnastics: 2000
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My whole family is associate with gymnastics
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The feeling of success when I know I do well
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To make an Olympic team and win a medal
Names of parents/guardians: Hana Ricna-Jessen, Lorin Jessen
Names of sibling(s): Sandra
Family members in sports: My whole family competes or competed in gymnastics. Mom was an Olympian

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Playing guitar
Favorite music: Classic Rock
Favorite book(s): Harry Potter series
Favorite TV show(s): Family Guy
Favorite Food: Lobster, steak
Charity Involvement: Volunteer for comunity services

National Competition Results

2014 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 4th-VT(T), PB(T); 10th-AA (Jr. 15-16)
2013 Winter Cup Challenge - Las Vegas, Nev. -
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 2nd-HB; 6th-AA, PB; 8th-PH (Jr. 14-15)
2012 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 2nd-AA, PH, VT; 3rd-HB; 6th-SR (14-15)
2011 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Long Beach, Calif. - 2nd-PB(T), HB; 3rd-AA, SR; 4th-FX (L9 12-13)
2010 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Knoxville, Tenn. - 2nd-PB; 3rd-HB; 4th-FX; 5th-AA (L9 12-13)
2009 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 4th-HB; 4th-SR; 9th-AA (L9 12-13) (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results

2013 Kyle Shewfelt Festival, Calgary, Canada - 4th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2012 USA vs. Canada Junior Team Competition, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-Team