Gabrielle Douglas

Black History Month

By: Amira Afroukh

Introduction

Gabrielle Douglas is a 20 year old that was born on December 31, 1995 in Virginia Beach, VA. She has two sisters and one brother. Joyelle Douglas, Jonathan Douglas, and Arielle Douglas. Her parents are Timothy Douglas and Natalie Hawkins.

Accomplishments

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2015

  • US National Team Member
  • City Of Jesolo Trophy Team Gold Medalist
  • US Secret Classic 2nd All-Around
  • P&G Championships 4th-Uneven Bars; 5th-All Around; 6th-Floor Exercise
  • World Championships All-Around Silver Medalist
  • World Championships Team Gold Medalist

2012

  • Olympic All-Around Gold Medalist
  • Olympic Team Gold Medalist
  • US Olympic Trials All-Around Trials Champion
  • US Olympic Trials Uneven Bars Gold Medalist (tie)
  • Pacific Rim Uneven Bars Gold Medalist
  • Secret US Classic Uneven Bars Gold Medalist
  • US National Championships All-Around Silver Medalist
  • US National Championships Uneven Bars Gold Medalist
  • US National Championships Floor Exercise Bronze Medalist

2011

  • 2011 World Championships Team Gold Medalist

2010

  • 2010 US Junior National Championship Beam Silver Medalist
  • 2010 Pan American Championships Uneven Bars Gold Medalist
  • 3-time US National Team Member

Fun Facts!

  • She is the youngest of four children
  • Her favorite color is yellow
  • She likes to listen to Drake, Katy Perry, and Lil Wayne (clean versions)
  • If she could be anything, she would be an actress
  • She can dance alone, or in a big crowd
  • She has two dogs
Gabby Douglas "Perfect" Beam Routine