Jaylene Gilstrap

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


Personal Information

Birthplace: Denton, TX
Hometown: Mckinney, TX

Name of High School: Texas Connections Academy
High School Graduation Year: 2020
Name of College: University of Utah
College Graduation Year: 2024
Year you began gymnastics: 2010
Favorite Event: Beam
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: Of course gymnastics but, I also love to draw, read, swim, teach my dog, Java, tricks and of course hang out with my friends.
Favorite music: I mostly enjoy pop/country music
Favorite book(s): The Fault in our Stars
Favorite movie(s): Pitch Perfect
Favorite TV show(s): The Office
Favorite Food: Italian food
Charity Involvement: Allen Community Outreach, Preston Trail, and Special Olympics

National Competition Results

2019 GK U.S. Classic, Louisville, Ky. -
2019 American Classic, Salt Lake City, Utah - 3rd-FX; 5th-BB; 7th-VT(T)
2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Boston, Mass. -
2018 GK U.S. Classic, Columbus, Ohio -
2018 American Classic, Salt Lake City, Utah - 4th-BB; 5th-VT(T), FX(T); 9th-AA
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

2019 GK U.S. Classic Floor Exercise
2019 GK U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2019 GK U.S. Classic Vault
2018 U.S. Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2018 U.S. Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2018 U.S. Championships Day 2 Vault
2018 U.S. Championships Day 1 Vault
2018 U.S. Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2018 U.S. Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2018 GK U.S. Classic Floor Exercise
2018 GK U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2018 GK U.S. Classic Vault
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 Vault
2016 Secret U.S. Classic Uneven Bars
2016 Secret U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2016 Secret U.S. Classic Floor Exercise
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