Name: CJ Keuneke
Birthday: April 10, 2006
Grad Year: 2024
Club: TIGAR
Level: 9
Website: Club
Videos: YouTube

Carmela Keuneke, also known as CJ, was born on April 10, 2006. She trains at TIGAR in Colorado. She will graduate from high school in 2024.

In the fall of 2013, CJ competed level three. She moved up to level five in 2014. She placed third on vault at the State Championships. In 2015, she placed third on beam and the all-around with a 38.0 at the State Championships. She immediately moved up to level seven in 2016. She finished first on floor and second all-around at the Pikes Peak Cup. She finished first on floor and the all-around at the Denver Winterfest meet. She placed third on vault, second on floor and fifth all-around with a 38.225 at the State Championships. She concluded her season at Regionals.

CJ competed level eight in 2017. She won vault and the all-around at the Brestyans Las Vegas meet. She finished first on vault, beam and the all-around at the Denver Winterfest meet. She placed first on vault, third on beam and second all-around at the State Championships. At Regionals, she placed third on vault and was the floor champion. CJ competed level nine in 2018. She won vault, beam and the all-around at the Coloradical Classic. She won floor at the Tampa Bay Turners Invitational. She won vault and floor at the Pieks Peak Cup. She won beam, floor and the all-around at the Denver Winterfest. She won vault at the Colorado Sky Invitational and floor at the March Madness meet. At the State Championships, she finished first on vault, second on beam, first on floor and second all-around. CJ finished first on beam, first on floor and second on vault and the all-around at Regionals. At Westerns, she placed third on vault, first on beam, second on floor and third all-around. Following Westerns, CJ made her elite debut at the Brestyan's Elite qualifier. She placed second on bars and first on vault, beam, floor and the all-around. She finished second on vault, beam, floor and the all-around in the optional portion. At the Hopes Classic, she won floor. She finished ninth all-around, qualifying for the Hopes Championships. At the Hopes Championships, she finished first on vault, ninth on bars, ninth on beam, ninth on floor and fifth all-around.

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

2018: Hopes Championships- 1st VT, 5th AA
2018: Hopes Classic- 1st FX, 9th AA
2018: L9 Westerns- 1st BB, 2nd FX, 3rd VT & AA
2018: L9 Regionals- 1st BB & FX; 2nd VT & AA
2018: L9 State- 1st VT & FX; 2nd BB & AA
2017: L8 Regionals- 1st FX, 3rd VT
2017: L8 State- 1st VT, 3rd BB, 2nd AA

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