|Name Jessy Abigayle Collins (Nickname: Abi) |
|Birthday May 31, 2000|
|Hometown Rocky Mount, Virginia ||Parents Mike and Chrys Collins |
|Siblings Three sisters & four brothers |
|School Franklin County High School |
|Grade 12th (2017-2018), Class of 2018|
|GPA 3.48 GPA|
Abi started gymnastics when she was six years old because she had an interest in it. Her parents entered Abi into a one day a week program at Roanoke Academy of Gymnastics in Roanoke, VA and has been there ever since. She started competing level 4 in 2010 where she finished third in the all-around with a 37.725 and third on uneven bars and balnace beam at the State Championships. Abi moved up to level 5 for the 2011 season, finishing second in the all-around with a 38.300, first on vault and floor exercise and second on balance beam.
As a level 7 gymnast in 2013, Abi finished seventh in the all-around with a 37.350 and third on floor exercise at the State Championships. She moved up to level 8 for the 2014 season. She finished fourth on uneven bars with a 9.525 at the State Championships. She qualified to the Region 7 Championships where she placed seventh on uneven bars with a 9.375. Abi continued competing level 8 in 2015, finishing fourth on floor exercise with a 9.400 at the State Championships. Abi qualified to the Region 7 Championships.
In 2016, Abi competed as a level 9 gymnast. At the State Championships, she placed fourth on balance beam. She was named first alternate for the Level 9 Eastern Nationals after finishing eighth in the all-around at the Region 7 Championships. In 2017, Abi placed sixth in the all-around, first on floor exercise and third on balance beam at the State Championships. Abi did really well at the Region 7 Championships, finishing eighth in the all-around, second on balance beam and fourth on floor exercise. She qualified to the Level 9 Eastern Nationals.