Jaylene Gilstrap
Birthdate: 6/3/2002
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: McKinney, TX
Head Coach: Gina Logan & Marnie Futch
Personal Information
Birthplace: Denton, TX
Hometown: Mckinney, TX
Instagram: Instagram.com/jaylenegilstrap2020
YouTube: YouTube.com/c/jaylenegilstrap2020

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/spouse: 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
International Competition Results