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Get to Know: Austin gymnast Jordan DeLaMater

Jordan DeLaMater is a senior gymnast for the Packers.

Q: What sports do you compete in?

A: Gymnastics.

Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: Competing at the state tournament for the first time ever as a seventh-grader. 

Q: What have you learned from sports?

A: I have learned to work hard every day and constantly be supportive of all my teammates. 

Q: What is the hardest part about sports?

A: The injuries and being able to push through the pain  to be able to walk away feeling accomplished. Especially since gymnastics is revolved around failure.

Q: How do you keep your focus when competing?

A: Knowing that I’m doing this for my team so I need to try to do my best every time I am competing.

Jordan DeLaMater is a senior gymnast for the Packers.

Q: Who is your biggest sports role model and why?

A: Shawn Johnson, because she was exposed to elite gymnastics at a very young age which is very time consuming as well as huge commitment.

Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?

A: “Fear Factor.”

Q: If you could have a conversation with anyone in history, who would it be?

A: Albert Einstein. 

Q: What is your dream job?

A: Nuclear medicine technologist .

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Chicken alfredo.

Q: What is your favorite song?

A: “I hope” by Gabby Barrett

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: Attend UMR for the Nuclear Medicine program

Q: If you could have one super power, what would it be?

A: To be able to read other people’s minds.