Simone Biles Educational Background

simone biles educational background, college and high school

simone biles educational background, college and high school

Born on March 14, 1997, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was born unfortunately born to her mother, Shanon Biles, who had a drug and alcohol addiction and was unable to care for her. She lived with Shanon’s father and stepmother in a north texas suburb near Houston.

Simone first started gymnastics at 6 years of age and eventually started training at Bannon’s Gymnastix. She eventually caught the eye of trainer Aimee Boorman and started training with her. Boorman is still with her at every competition.

Secondary education

Simone spent all of her secondary education homeschooled from 8th grade to high school and graduated in summer 2015. She said it was a sacrifice she needed to make to focus on her career.

“I didn’t get the high school opportunity, but it always worked out” says Biles.

College and Professional Career

Simone tweeted her verbal commitment to UCLA on August 4, 2014, where she planned to attend college after the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

On July 29, 2015, she announced she was going professional and giving up college eligibility due to NCAA rules.


3 Responses to “Simone Biles Educational Background”

  1. Halle says:

    I’m in 8th grade and can’t wait for the opportunity for college!

  2. Halle says:

    Simone Biles is an amazing young lady and has a really inspiring story! She is so gorgeous and was made perfectly in the Creator’s eyes. Luv ya Simone and good luck in the next Olympics!!!

  3. Mat says:

    Funny how she was such a great competitor at U. Alabama. It would have been great, had she graduated. One of the few respectable elite gymnast the U.S. has had, since the China Olympics death spiral.

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