Jada S. Lincoln was born March 15, 1999 in Enterprise, Alabama. She lives in Annapolis, Maryland with her parents, Jerry and Cherisse Lincoln. She has a sister, Jaelynn, and a brother, Jeremiah. Jada is currently a sophomore at Broadneck High School where she is enrolled in numerous honor classes. One of Jada’s school interests is dancing. She has been a member of her school dance class for several years. Jada will graduate in 2017. During her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, fellowshipping with the Methodist Youth Group, baking, and listening to music.
At age 5, Jada joined a recreational gymnastics class that met once a week. The coach saw potential in her and encouraged her to join Barlow’s Gymnastics in Annapolis, Maryland where she trained until 2009. At the closing of the gym, Jada moved to 1st Class Gymnastic of Annapolis, Maryland where she trained under Coach Jay Barrows.
As a level 7 gymnast, Jada placed 1st on Vault at the United Winterfest Invitational. She also placed 1st on Vault at the Harford Trophy Meet. Jada finished 2nd on Vault and Beam at the State Championships.
Jada moved up to Level 8 in 2012. She started the season at Christmas on the Chesapeake, finishing 1st on Vault. At Hill’s MD Classic, she placed 2nd on Vault. Jada went on to place 2nd on Beam, 3rd on Vault, and 5th on Bars and all Around at Parkettes Invitational. In 2013, Jada placed 2nd on Bars and qualified for Regional 7 Championship. At the Regional Championship, she finished 3rd on Vault. Currently, Jada is training at Fairland Gymnastics under Coach Resi Buell-Size.
Jada started competing Level 9 in 2014. She placed 3rd on Beam, 5th All Around at the Regional 7 Championship and qualified for Easterns Championship. She finished 12th All Around at Easterns Championship. In 2015, Jada placed 1st on Vault and Bars, 2nd on Floor, and 3rd All Around at Dave Moskovitz Classic. At Sportsplex Team Classic, Jada placed 1st on Vault, Beam, and All Around; 2nd on Vault and Bars; and 3rd on Floor. She placed 1st on Beam, Floor, and All Around and 2nd on Vault and Bars at Beach Break. At Red Rose Invitational, Jada placed 1st All Around, 2nd on Vault and Bars. At the Level 9 States Championship Jada placed 2nd on Vault, 5th All Around and qualified for the Regional Championship. At Regionals she placed 2nd on Bars and 4th All Around and qualified for Easterns Championship. Although injured,she had a successful finish at the Easterns Championship placing 7th on Vault with a 9.55.
As a level ten in 2016, Jada finished second on floor at the United Winterfest and Janet Rothenberg Memorial. She placed third on vault and beam at the Paws For A Cause Invitational. She finished third all-around at the East Coast Classic. She competed at Regionals.
Currently Jada is preparing for the 2016-2017 season as a Level 10 gymnast. She trains 20-25 hours per week at Fairland Gymnastic. Jada would like to continue to pursue her passion for gymnastics by earning a college scholarship to a Division 1 school.
2016: L10 Regionals
2015: L9 Easterns- 18th AA
2015: L9 Regionals- 2nd UB, 4th AA
2014: L9 Easterns- 12th AA
2014: L9 Regionals- 3rd BB, 5th AA
2013: L8 Regionals
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