Olivia Wren Hollingsworth was born on January 15, 2002 in Nanchang, China. Currently, she lives in Seabrook, TX with her mom, Karen, a dog named Jasmine and a cat, Nala. Olivia is a sophomore at Texas Connections where she is on "A" Honor Roll. Olivia qualified to take the ACT/SAT via the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP). This was based upon her state testing scores at her school.
Olivia saw gymnastics on television and wanted to try it. So, her mom enrolled her into recreational gymnastics when she was four years old and she quickly progressed in the sport. At the beginning of her gymnastics career, Olivia trained at Acrofit in Kemah, TX where she trained under coach James Holmes.
As a level 5 gymnast in 2009, Olivia earned a silver medal on balance beam at the State Championships. In 2010, she placed third on floor exercise at the Level 6 State Championships. Olivia had a great level 7 season in 2011 where she placed second in the all-around with a 38.375 at the State Championships. She also placed second on vault and third on floor exercise.
Olivia moved up to level 8 for the 2012 season. She placed ninth in the all-around and fifth on vault at the State Championships. At the Region 3 Championships, she finished 12th in the all-around and ninth on vault. In 2013 as a level 9 gymnast, Olivia placed fifth on vault at the State Championships and qualified to the Region 3 Championships. In the summer of 2013, Olivia moved to Stars Gymnastics Training Center in Houston, TX.
As a first-year level 10 gymnast in 2014, she placed fourth on vault at the State Championships and Region 4 Championships. In 2015, Olivia had a great meet at the State Championships where she placed fifth in the all-around with a 37.650, third on uneven bars and fourth on vault. At the Region 3 Championships, she finished seventh in the all-around and fourth on vault. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Des Moines, IA, finishing in the top 15 on floor exercise. In the summer, Olivia qualified to HOPES pre-elite and qualified to the American Challenge in Huntsville, TX where she placed tenth in the all-around and sixth on floor exercise. She also traveled to Chicago, IL for the US Challenge and finished ninth in the all-around and fifth on floor exercise.
In 2016, Olivia qualified to junior international elite after finishing third in the all-around and second on vault and floor exercise at the KPAC Elite National Qualifier. A few weeks later, she competed at the State Championships and won the all-around title with a 38.350 and place first on balance beam and second on vault and floor exercise. In May, Olivia competed at the American Classic in Huntsville, TX where she earned a silver medal on floor exercise. In June, she traveled to Hartford, CT for the Secret US Classic where she finished seventh on floor exercise and 12th on balance beam. She narrowly missed qualifying to the P&G Championships.
Olivia trains 37 hours per week at Stars Gymnastics Training Center in Houston, TX under coaches Dan and Ashly Baker. She would like to qualify to the P&G Championships and make the US National Team. Her long-term goal is to obtain a Division I college gymnastics scholarship.