Laurie Hernandez

Birthdate: 6/9/2000
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Old Bridge, NJ
Club: MG Elite
Head Coach: Maggie Haney
Other Coaches: Victoria Levine


Career Highlights


Personal Information

Nickname: Laurie; Lolo
Birthplace: New Brunswick, NJ
Hometown: Old Bridge, NJ
Twitter: @lzhernandez02
Facebook: Facebook.com/Laurie Hernandez

Name of High School: N/A
High School Graduation Year: 2018
Name of College: N/A
Degree/Major: N/A
Year you began gymnastics: 2005
Favorite Event: Floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: At the age of five I asked my mom to sign me for a gymnastics class. She registered me for a recreation gymnastics class.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The feeling of flying
What are your goals for gymnastics?: to be in the 2016 olympics!
Names of parents/guardians: Wanda and Anthony Hernandez
Names of sibling(s): Jelysa and Marcus Hernandez
Family members in sports: Jelysa (black belt in karate) and Marcus (4x400 varsity track runner)


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Science and Art
Hobbies or favorite activities: Doing my nails, writing poetry, shopping, and drawing.
Favorite music: All genres! Tori Kelly, Pentatonix, Ed Sheeran, James bay, A R I Z O N A
Favorite book(s): The Fault in Our Stars
Favorite movie(s): Age of Adeline, Jurassic World, The Avengers
Favorite TV show(s): Law and Order:SVU, The Blacklist, Riverdale,
Favorite Food: Salmon with steamed vegetables
Charity Involvement: Sayrewoods Bible Church, Alzheimer's Association
Other sports involvement: swimming, dancing, and bicycle riding

National Competition Results

2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-BB; 2nd-AA; 3rd-FX; 4th-VT; 7th-UB
2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 3rd-AA, UB, BB, FX(T)
2016 Secret U.S. Classic, Hartford, Conn. - 4th-UB
2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-AA, UB; 2nd-FX; 3rd-VT(T), BB (Jr. Div.)
2015 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 1st-AA, VT, UB; 3rd-BB, FX(T) (Jr. Div.)
2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 2nd-AA, UB, FX; 3rd-BB(T); 5th-VT (Jr. Div.)
2013 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 1st-FX; 6th-AA; 8th-VT, UB (Jr. Div.)
2013 American Classics, Huntsville, TX - 3rd-VT, BB; 7th-UB; 1st-FX; 2nd-AA
2013 Parkettes Invitational, Allentown, PA. - 1st-UB, BB, FX, AA; 3rd- V
2012 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 6th-FX; 7th-BB (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results

2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 1st-Team; 2nd-BB
2016 Pacific Rim Championships, Everett, Wash. - 1st-Team
2016 Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team, BB; 2nd-VT; 3rd-AA
2015 International Junior Japan Meet, Yokahama, Japan - 1st-AA, VT, FX; 2nd-UB, BB
2015 Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team, AA, UB, FX (Jr. Div.)
2013 International Junior Mexican Cup, Acapulco, Mexico - 1st-Team; 2nd-AA
2013 International Junior Gymnastics Competition, Yokohama, Japan - 3rd-AA, VT; 4th-FX; 6th-BB


Videos of Laurie Hernandez

2016 Interview after P&G Championships
2016 P&G Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2016 P&G Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2016 P&G Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2016 P&G Championships Day 2 Vault
2016 P&G Championships Day 1 Vault
2016 P&G Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2016 P&G Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2016 P&G Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2016 Secret U.S. Classic Uneven Bars
2016 Pac Rim Championships Vault
2016 Pac Rim Championships Uneven Bars
2016 Pac Rim Championships Balance Beam
2016 Pac Rim Championships Floor Exercise
Interview after 2016 Pac Rim Championships Team/AA
2015 Interview after 2015 P&G Championships
2015 P&G Championships Day 2 Vault
2015 P&G Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2015 P&G Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2015 P&G Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2015 P&G Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2015 P&G Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2015 P&G Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2015 P&G Championships Day 1 Vault
2015 Interview after Secret U.S. Classic
2015 Secret U.S. Classic Floor Exercise
2015 Secret U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2015 Secret U.S. Classic Uneven Bars
2015 Secret U.S. Classic Vault
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Vault
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Vault
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2013 Secret U.S. Classic Vault
2013 Secret U.S. Classic Uneven Bars
2013 Secret U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2013 Secret U.S. Classic Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Vault
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Vault
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2012 Secret U.S. Classic floor exercise
2012 Secret U.S. Classic balance beam
2012 Secret U.S. Classic uneven bars
2012 Secret U.S. Classic vault