Azaraya Ra-Akbar

Birthdate: 7/1/2007
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Junior
Current Residence: Columbia, MD
Club: World Class Gymnastics
Head Coach: Tami Harrison
Other Coaches: Jubael Ra-Akbar

Personal Information

Nickname: Aza/Azzy
Birthplace: Takoma Park, MD
Hometown: Columbia, MD

Name of High School: Not in High School
High School Graduation Year: 2025
Year you began gymnastics: 2012
Favorite Event: Bars
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My father is a former gymnast and he started working with me when I was 5 years old.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Competing
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To Medal at the Olympics
Names of parents/guardians: Jubael and Marcia Ra-Akbar
Names of sibling(s): Jadon and Kaia
Family members in sports: Jadon plays football and runs track. Kaia competes in cheerleading and dance

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: Drawing
Favorite music: Pop
Favorite book(s): One of us is Lying
Favorite movie(s): Murder Mysteries
Favorite TV show(s): Parks and Recreation
Favorite Food: Mashed Potatoes
Charity Involvement: Weekend Backpacks

National Competition Results

2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 5th-FX; 7th-UB; 10th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2021 GK U.S. Classic, Indianapolis, Ind. - 3rd-FX(T); 8th-VT; 9th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2021 American Classic, Indianapolis, Ind. - 3rd-FX; 4th-AA; 6th-UB; 7th-BB(T) (Jr. Div.)
2021 Nastia Liukin Cup, Indianapolis, Ind. - 3rd-BB(T) (Jr. Div.)
2019 Hopes Classic, Salt Lake City, Utah - (12-13)
2018 Hopes Classic, Salt Lake City, Utah - 1st-FX(T) (10-11)
2017 Hopes Championships, Chicago, Ill. - 2nd-FX; 6th-UB; 8th-AA (10-11)

International Competition Results