Aja Sims

Birthdate: 10/4/1995
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Groveland, FL
Head Coach: Kelly Pitzen
Other Coaches: Brandy Johnson-Scharpf, Brian


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Personal Information

Nickname: aje
Birthplace: Newark, NJ
Hometown: Orlando, FL
Personal Website: http://www.gym-style.com/aja/

Name of High School: Boone High School
High School Graduation Year: 2014
Name of College: University of Alabama
College Graduation Year: 2018
Degree/Major: Kiniseology
Year you began gymnastics: 2002
Favorite Event: Bars
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My parents wanted me to meet friends and to burn off some of the extra energy that I had.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Pro forming and learning new skills
What are your goals for gymnastics?: College National Championship & Scholastic All American
Names of parents/guardians: Clinton & Daisy sims
Names of sibling(s): Leslie Canady

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: Shopping and watching movies
Favorite music: Hip Hop
Favorite movie(s): Inception, Stomp the Yard, Rush Hour
Favorite TV show(s): Grey's Anatomy, the Office, America's Got talent, Swamp people
Favorite Food: chick-fil-a and sweet tea

National Competition Results

2016 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 3rd-Team
2015 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 4th-Team
2014 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, Birmingham, Ala. - 4th-Team
2013 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Minneapolis, Minn. - 1st-BB, FX(T); 7th-AA (Sr. B)
2013 Nastia Liukin Cup, Worcester, Mass. - 2nd-AA
2012 JO Nationals - UB -1ST BB- 1st FX-2nd AA-1st
2011 JO National - California - UB-4th, BB-6T, FX-7T, AA-4T

International Competition Results