As an energetic toddler, CJ Kenueke began gymnastics at the age of two as her mom wanted CJ to tire herself out enough to take a nap. From then, CJ loved being in the gym and quickly progressed as she got older. At the age of seven, CJ began competing as a level 3 with University of Denver Youth Gymnastics. The following season, CJ competed level 4 and finished third on vault at the Colorado State Championships.

After her level 4 season, CJ began training at TIGAR and began her 2015 level 5 season at the Airborne Fall Classic where she took second on vault, floor, and in the all around. CJ had a great final season of compulsories and took third on beam and in the all around at state.

CJ began her optional career in 2016 as a level 7 at the Pikes Peak Cup where she on the floor title and took second in the all around. CJ continued to progress and have a great level 7 season and finished second on floor, third on vault, and fifth all around at state with a 38.225. From state, CJ moved on to the Region 3 Championships where she finished in the top 10 on vault and beam.

As a level 8 in 2017, CJ began her season at the Snow Cat Invitational and took sixth on vault. Two months later, CJ won the vault title and took second all around at the Colorado State Championships. CJ concluded her season at the Region 3 Championships and came home with a gold medal on floor and bronze medal on vault.

Competing level 9 and with the goal to qualify Hopes in 2018, CJ kicked off her season as a level 9 at the Coloradical Classic and won the vault, beam, and all around titles. CJ had a great level 9 season and went on to win the vault and floor titles as well as second on beam and in the all around at state. At Regionals, CJ had her best meet of her season and won the beam and floor titles and took second on vault and in the all around with a 38.325, qualifying to the Western Championships. CJ had another great meet at Westerns, coming home with the beam title, finishing second on floor, and third on vault and in the all around.

Following a great level 9 season, CJ competed at the Brestyan's National Elite Qualifier in June and earned her Hopes 12-13 compulsory and optional scores, qualifying to the Hopes Classic. At the Hopes Classic, CJ won the floor title and finished ninth all around, punching her ticket to the Hopes Championships three weeks later. Closing her season at the Hopes Championships, CJ had a great meet, winning the vault title and taking fifth all around.

CJ began her 2018-2019 season at the Myrtle Beach Elite Compulsory Qualifier where she earned her Hopes 12-13 compulsory score for the 2019 season. CJ competed her first level 10 meet in January at the Coloradical Classic and came home with gold medals on vault, beam, floor, and in the all around as well as a silver medal on bars. One month later, CJ competed at the Pikes Peak Cup and finished as the top junior athlete, qualifying to the Nastia Liukin Cup. At the Nastia Liukin Cup, CJ finished in the top 10 on vault and beam. Two weeks later at the Colorado State Championships, CJ won the vault title and finished fifth all around advancing to the Region 3 Championships. CJ had a great meet at regionals, finishing second on floor and in the all around and third on beam, qualifying to the JO National Championships. CJ concluded her level 10 season at JO Nationals.

2018 Western Championships Level 9 beam champion, floor silver medalist & vault & AA bronze medalist
2018 Region 3 Championships Level 9 beam & floor champion; vault & AA silver medalist
2018 Hopes Classic 12-13 floor champion
2018 Hopes Championships 12-13 vault champion & AA medalist
2018 Colorado State Championships Level 9 vault & floor champion; beam & AA silver medalist
2017 Region 3 Championships Level 8 floor champion & vault bronze medalist
2017 Colorado State Championships Level 8 vault champion, AA silver medalist & beam bronze medalist
2016 Region 3 Championships Level 7 Qualifier
2016 Colorado State Championships Level 7 floor silver medalist & vault bronze medalist
2015 Colorado Sate Championships Level 5 beam & AA bronze medalist
2014 Colorado State Championships Level 4 vault bronze medalist
Hopes Championships 12-13 vault champion & AA medalist
Hopes Classic 12-13 floor champion
Western Championships Level 9 beam champion, floor silver medalist & vault & AA bronze medalist
Region 3 Championships Level 9 beam & floor champion; vault & AA silver medalist
Colorado State Championships Level 9 vault & floor champion; beam & AA silver medalist
Region 3 Championships Level 8 floor champion & vault bronze medalist
Colorado State Championships Level 8 vault champion, AA silver medalist & beam bronze medalist
Region 3 Championships Level 7 Qualifier
Colorado State Championships Level 7 floor silver medalist & vault bronze medalist
Colorado Sate Championships Level 5 beam & AA bronze medalist
Colorado State Championships Level 4 vault bronze medalist

Favorite Event: Floor

Favorite Skill: Aerial (beam) & Front Layout, Front Full (floor)

Favorite Gymnast: Nastia Liukin

Favorite Meet: Pikes Peak Cup, Nastia Liukin Cup & Hopes Championships

Favorite Quote:
"Don't worry about darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest." - Napoleon Hill

DateMeetLevelVaultBarsBeamFloorAll
02/08/2019Pikes Peak Cup10 AA - 38.125 (1)
07/27/2018Hopes ChampionshipsHopes 12-13 AA - 49.300 (5)
07/06/2018Hopes ClassicHopes 12-13 AA - 49.100 (9)
06/24/2018Brestyan's National Elite QualifierHopes 12-13 AA - 49.350 (2)
04/12/2018Region 3 Championships9 AA - 38.325 (2)
02/08/2018Denver Winterfest Classic9 AA - 37.500 (1)
DateVaultBarsBeamFloorAll

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