|Name Simone M. Evans |
|Birthday December 3, 2001 |
|Hometown Acworth, Georgia |
|Parents Paul and Sharae Evans |
|Siblings Four brothers|
|School Connections Academy|
|Grade 10th (2017-2018), Class of 2020|
Simone M. Evans was born on December 3, 2001 in New Jersey.to Paul and Sharae. She is the youngest of five children and she has four older brothers. Simone is a sophomore at Connections Academy and will graduate in 2020. During Simone's spare time, she enjoys swimming, watching movies and working on her lip balm company, "SME."
Simone started out in ballet when she was young, but she fell in love with gymnastics after trying out a recreational class at Gymnastics Academy of Atlanta (GAA). She has been training at GAA her whole gymnastics career.
As a level 7 gymnast in 2012, Simone finished seventh in the all-around and fourth on uneven bars at the State Championships. She moved up to level 8 for the 2014 season where she won the all-around title with a 37.950 and grabbed gold medals on all events. She qualified to the Region 8 Championships and was on Level 8 Georgia State Team. In 2015, Simone competed level 9 where she placed third in the all-around and first on floor exercise at the State Championships. At the Region 8 Championships, she finished ninth in the all-around and third on balance beam. Simone was alternate for the Level 9 Eastern Nationals.
Simone moved up to level 10 for the 2016 season. She finished seventh in the all-around, third on floor exercise and fifth on balance beam at the State Championships. She placed in the top ten on uneven bars and floor exercise at the Region 8 Championships. Simone was unable to compete in 2017 due to an injury.
Currently, Simone is preparing for the 2018 season as a level 10 gymnast. She trains 27 hours per week at Gymnastics Academy of Atlanta in Kennesaw, GA under coaches Jacob Giron and Elena Pankratova. Simone would like to obtain a college gymnastics scholarship and continue her gymnastics journey at the collegiate level.