Jaedyn may only be 8 years old but she has already accomplished so much as a gymnast and is bound to do some great things not only in the gym, but in life. Her drive and positive attitude at her young age is definitely an inspiration and we can’t wait to see what kinds of things this little #SHERO does!
Name: Jaedyn Nichole Wagner
Age: 8, almost 9
How did you get into Gymnastics?
I started gymnastics at age 5. My mom thought it would be a great way to meet new people.
Tell us about your experience/training, etc.?
I train at Dynamo Gymnastics in Oklahoma City. I am currently competing USAG level 6. I train about 20 hours a week. My coaches are Sarah Hale, Kristin Smith and Dennis and Shannon Harrison. I train vault, bars, beam and floor. But, beam and bars are my favorite.
I am very proud because…
I am very proud because I have made every goal I have set for myself so far.
What are some of your other hobbies?
I enjoy reading and swimming. I love to travel and I love animals.
Who or what inspires you?
My faith inspires me. I always pray when I’m on the beam because it’s like having God for a spot.
What have you achieved and what do you hope to achieve?
I was the 2012 Southern California Level 5, 7 year old, bars, floor and all-around champion. I also made the 2012 Tops Diamond Team. In 2013, I made the Tops National Team. This year, at the Oklahoma State, Level 6 meet, I was third on vault, second on beam and first on bars, floor and all-around champion for the 7-8 year olds. My goal is to make the Elite level of gymnastics.
Who is your own #SHERO and why?
Kyla Ross is my favorite gymnasts. I got to meet her once and had my picture taken with her. I really like her because she is so kind. That’s the kind of gymnast I want to be.
If I were President I would…
make sports affordable to all kids to do the sports they love.
If you could wish for one thing, what would it be?
To be an Olympian or a sports medicine doctor.
Who is your favorite musician/band?
Christina Aguilera. Because that’s who my floor music is by.
If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
To fly, of course!!