Jaylene Gilstrap

Birthdate: 6/3/2002
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Junior
Current Residence: McKinney, TX
Club: Metroplex Gymnastics
Head Coach: Gina Logan & Marnie Futch


Personal Information

Birthplace: Denton, TX
Hometown: Mckinney, TX

Year in School: 8th
High School Graduation Year: 2020
Year you began gymnastics: 2010
Favorite Event: Bars
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I was initially a dancer and my instructor wanted me to take gymnastic class to learn 'flips' and when I moved to Texas I enrolled in a class and fell in love with the sport and never went back to dance classes!
Favorite thing about gymnastics: That is a hard question for me as I love so much about the sport, but if I had to pick I would say I have two favorites: 1. The amazing friendships I have made throughout my time in gymnastics and 2. Is the feeling of competing in competitions.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: It is my dream to represent the U.S. at the Olympics.
Names of parents/guardians: Jeremy & Michelle
Names of sibling(s): Older brother Jaydan
Family members in sports: Dad played Division 1 football-Brother plays football/basketball


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Literature
Hobbies or favorite activities: I love to draw, read, swim, teach my dog, Java, tricks and hang out with my friends.
Favorite music: I mostly enjoy pop music
Favorite book(s): Secret Garden
Favorite movie(s): Eddie the Eagle
Favorite TV show(s): Ultimate cake off
Favorite Food: Italian food
Charity Involvement: Allen Community Outreach, Hope Fellowship, and Special Olympics

National Competition Results

2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - (Jr. Div.)
2016 Secret U.S. Classic, Hartford, Conn. - (Jr. Div.)
2015 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results


Videos of Jaylene Gilstrap

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 Floor Exercise
2016 P&G Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2016 P&G Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2016 P&G Championships Day 1 Vault
2016 Secret U.S. Classic Floor Exercise
2016 Secret U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2016 Secret U.S. Classic Uneven Bars
2016 Secret U.S. Classic Vault
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