As a toddler, Autumn loved to balance on her dad’s hands and swing on the rings at the park. Autumn would jump on everything around the house and had an endless amount of energy. Autumn’s parents thought gymnastics would be something she would enjoy, and they put her in a mommy and me class at 14 months old at Los Angeles School of Gymnastics.
During the fall of 2013, Autumn began competing level 3 with All Olympia Gymnastics Center. During the season, Autumn went undefeated in the all around and went on to win the vault, bars, floor, and all around titles at the SoCal North State Championships. Autumn competed her first meet of level 4 in May 2014 at the All Olympia Spring Invite. Here, Autumn took second on floor. Autumn continued to improve throughout her level 4 season, and had her best meet of her season at the SoCal North State Championships where she won the beam title with a 9.900 and the floor title with a 9.700. Autumn also placed second all around. As a level 5 during the 2015 season, Autumn placed in the top 3 in the all around at each meet. Autumn completed her compulsory years at the SoCal North State Championships where she won the beam and floor titles as well as taking home the silver in the all around.
Autumn’s optional career began in February 2016 as a level 7 at the Gymnastics Legends Invitational. Autumn had a great first meet and finished third on floor with a 9.750. At the SoCal State Championships, Autumn won the beam title with a huge 9.900, and qualified to the Region 1 Championships. Autumn had a great performance at regionals, and became the Region 1 beam and all around champion. Autumn began her 2017 level 8 season at the Vegas Cup where she placed second on bars and fourth all around. Throughout the season, Autumn continued to improve her all around score and had her best performance at the SoCal State Championships. At state, Autumn placed second on bars with a 9.750, third on floor with a 9.825, and fifth all around with a 38.000. Autumn moved on to the Region 1 Championships where she finished second on bars and third all around.
After level 8 regionals, Autumn began training at Gymnastics Olympica. Autumn was quickly invited to Developmental Invite Camp. Two weeks later, Autumn was invited to Developmental Camp. Autumn began her 2018 season as a level 9 at the LA Classic Invitational. Autumn had a great first level 9 meet and won the bars and all around titles as well as third on floor. Two weeks later, Autumn competed at the Fiesta Bowl National Elite Qualifier with the goal to qualify Hopes. Autumn easily achieved her Hopes Compulsory score, but just missed her optional score. However, two weeks older, Autumn achieved her optional score by over two points at the City of Lights Qualifier. This qualified Autumn Hopes, and qualified her to the Hopes Classic. After qualifying Hopes, Autumn finished up her level 9 season. At the SoCal State Championships, Autumn placed third on bars, beam, and in the all around. Autumn went on to the Region 1 Championships where she won the bars title, and took second all around, qualifying to the Western Championships. Autumn had a great meet at Westerns, winning the bars title with a 9.625, and placing third on floor.
Autumn began her 2019 season at the Gliders National Elite Qualifier and earned her Hopes 12-13 compulsory score. Autumn competed her first level 10 meet at the SCEGA California Classic where she won the floor title and took second in the all around. In March, Autumn competed at the KPAC Cup and earned her Hopes 12-13 optional score, qualifying to the Hopes Classic. One week later at the SoCal State Championships, Autumn placed second on beam and floor and finished fifth all around and qualified to the Region 1 Championships. Autumn had a great meet at regionals, winning the bars title, placing second on beam, and third in the all around, qualifying to the JO National Championships. Autumn concluded her season at the JO National Championships as a silver medalist on beam.
Autumn kicked off her 2019 Hopes season in June at the Hopes Classic in Salt Lake City, Utah. Here, Autumn had a solid competition earning a silver medal on floor, bronze medal on bars, and a ticket to the Hopes Championships in Louisville, Kentucky. One month later at the Hopes Championships, Autumn had a fantastic meet, coming in fifth in the all around as well as earning silver medals on bars and floor.
Coming off of a great Hopes season, Autumn began her 2020 season at the Metroplex Challenge where she earned her Hopes 12-13 qualifying score to qualify to the Hopes Classic. Two weeks later at the Brestyan's Las Vegas National Elite Qualifier, Autumn earned her junior elite qualifying score to qualify Junior International Elite and to the American and U.S. Classic. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Autumn's season was cut short as the remainder of the season was cancelled.
Due to the remainder of the 2020 season being canceled, USAG allowed for all Hopes and Elite Qualifiers to retain their qualifying score for the 2021 season. With this, Autumn qualified to the 2021 US Classic as a junior elite.
Currently, Autumn trains 30 hours per week under coaches Arsen and Lara Minasyan at Gymnastics Olympica in California. In the future, Autumn hopes to compete for Team USA on international assignments as well as represent Team USA at the 2024 Olympics and earn a full ride scholarship to a competitive division 1 school for gymnastics.