Jenna Grace Wicker was born on December 13, 1999 in Plano, Texas to Dan and Kim Wicker. She has an older brother, Justin and a dog named Max. When she is not pursuing her passion for gymnastics, outdoor sports are the next best thing. She spends as much time as possible at the lake with her family and friends, where she has transferred her skills as a gymnast to a mastery of wake surfing, wakeboarding and slalom skiing.
Then it is from the water to the slopes. Jenna has loved skiing in Colorado since her first run at the age of five. She is a dog lover too. Her parents are pretty sure she will have a house full of them as an adult and she’s currently trying to figure out how she can take one off to college with her.
Jenna is a senior at Allen High School in Allen, TX and she will graduate in 2018. She has a 3.775 GPA. She is active in her church youth group where she is on the planning board and has completed mission trips to East Texas. Jenna said, “My work with other young people on various mission projects means so much to me. It’s important that I’m able to give back by helping others.”
As a toddler, her parents enrolled her at WOGA Plano. Jenna began her competition years at Eagles Wings Athletics. As a level 7 gymnast she placed second in the all-around with a 38.050 at the Metroplex Challenge. At the State Championships, she finished 13th in the all-around with a 37.025 and sixth on uneven bars.
In 2012, Jenna began her level 8 season back at her original gym, WOGA. She trained after school only during her level 8 and level 9 seasons. She placed third on uneven bars and fifth in the all-around at the Texas Prime Meet. At the WOGA Classic, she placed fifth in the all-around and third on uneven bars. She earned a bronze medal on balance beam at the Malibu Coast Challenge and finished fourth on vault at the Rose City Classic. At the State Championships, Jenna finished 13th all-around with a 37.250. She qualified to the Region 3 Championships where she placed eighth all-around with a 37.950 and eighth on vault and balance beam.
Advancing to a level 9 gymnast in 2014, Jenna finished fourth in the all-around at the Texas Prime Meet. She earned a bronze medal on uneven bars at the WOGA Classic and a gold medal on balance beam at the Nadia Comaneci Invitational. At the State Championships, Jenna finished sixth in the all-around and third on uneven bars. She concluded her level 9 season at the Region 3 Championships where she placed eighth on uneven bars.
In 2015, Jenna finished in the top ten in the all-around and fourth on uneven bars at the Level 10 State Championships. She qualified to the Region 3 Championships. In 2016, Jenna finished seventh in the all-around with a 37.100 and third on balance beam at the Region 3 Championships. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Ft. Worth, TX. In 2017, Jenna finished eighth in the all-around with a 36.300 and sixth on vault scoring a 9.625 at the State Championships. She qualified to the Region 3 Championships where she earned a bronze medal on vault with a 9.700.
Currently Jenna is preparing for the 2018 season as a level 10 gymnast. She began a two a day training program in the fall of 2014 and attends public school. She trains 32 hours per week at World Olympic Gymnastics Academy (WOGA) in Plano, TX under coaches Janelle McDonald and Ludmila Grebenkova. Jenna’s goal is to continue gymnastics at the college level.