The UCLA gymnastics team held its annual Meet the Bruins event on Dec. 9, 2012
2009 U.S. National Team member ... Three-time USA Championships qualifier ... Top finish at the USA Championships came in 2009, when she placed ninth in the all-around and on bars and fourth on beam ... Placed 14th in the all-around and ninth on beam at the 2008 Championships ... Represented the U.S. at the Junior Japan International in 2009 and won gold on floor and finished fourth in the all-around ... Fifth in the all-around and third on bars at the 2009 American Classic ... Competed at the 2010 U.S. CoverGirl Classic ... Level 10 State champion in the all-around and bars in 2007 ... Won the uneven bars at the 2012 SCEGA California Classic, competing as a Level 10 ... Trained at SCEGA under coaches Kathy Strate Meredith Paulicivic and Luis Garcia.
Former professional dancer and actress ... Acted and danced on the TV show Hip Hop Harry ... Twice went on tour with Macy's Passport and appeared in a Missy Elliott video and a Disney video ... Has been on several talk shows, including Ellen, Maury and Tom Joyner ... Did several commercials and a Broadway play with Debbie Allen ... Her dance crew Mix 5 took first place at Hip Hop International ... Choreographed for an award-winning varsity high school dance team ... Other hobbies include ice skating and rock climbing ... Full name is Sophina Saáde DeJesus ... Parents: Jerry and Maria DeJesus ... Has four siblings, brothers Izaia and Jerry and sisters Angelica and Savannah ... Acted with Savannah on Hip Hop Harry ... Born October 6, 1994 in San Jose, Calif. ... Biology major.