Jamie Henderson

Birthdate: 6/27/1984
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Cincinnati, OH
Club: University of Oklahoma Men's Program
Head Coach: Rustam Sharipov
Other Coaches: Mark Williams

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Career Highlights

Jamie is the son of David, a martial arts instructor at Universal Studios, and Jama, a regional account manager for Clarins. He has one sister, Ilea, and one brother, David, who also competed for the University of Oklahoma and now trains at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. Jamie is a three-time All-American on still rings at Oklahoma, where he graduated in 2006 with a major in studio art and a minor in art history. He hopes to become a successful artist.
Personal Information

Hometown: Crosby, TX

Name of College: University of Oklahoma
College Graduation Year: 2006
Degree/Major: Studio art with a minor in art
Year you began gymnastics: 1995
Favorite Event: High bar, pommel horse
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My brother and I tried flips in the front yard and my dad suggested gymnastics if my brother and I wanted to learn how to flip.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: That there is constant room for improvement.
Names of parents/guardians: Father, David, and mother, Jama
Names of sibling(s): Brother, David and sister, Ilea
Family members in sports: David competed in gymnastics at Oklahoma


Interests Outside the Gym

Hobbies or favorite activities: Basketball
Favorite music: Hip-hop
Favorite book(s): Lost Scrolls of King Solomon
Favorite TV show(s): The Boondocks, Moral Oral
Favorite Food: Breakfast food

National Competition Results

2007 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 4th-HB; 5th-PH
2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn. -
2006 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Norman, Okla. - 1st-Team
2006 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2005 Visa Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 7th-AA
2005 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, West Point, N.Y. - 1st-Team
2005 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2004 Visa Championships, Nashville, Tenn. -
2004 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Champaign, Ill. -
2004 Winter Cup, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2003 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Philadelphia, Pa. - 1st-Team

International Competition Results

2007 World Cup, Ghent, Belgium -
2005 Pan American Championships, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Team Alt.
2002 Pacific Alliance Championships, Vancouver, B.C., Canada - 1st-Team, SR; 3rd-PH; 5th-AA (Jr. Div.)