The 16-year-old was the most animated Olympian on the podium and watching her gave us life! According to E! News her personality has made us all fall in love with her. Make sure you're following all of her social media accounts. Laurie Hernandez's Snapchat username is Laurie7:
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There's nothing like youth. It's easy to tell that she's the youngest member of the United States women's gymnastics team. On June 9, 2016 the talented Puerto Rican gymnast celebrated her 16th birthday. There's nothing sweeter than Hillary Clinton tweeting about you:
Laurie Hernandez is the first U.S.-born Latina on the Olympic gymnastics team since '84. Good luck! #ImWithHernandez pic.twitter.com/C1S688jCt6— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 7, 2016
The New Jersey native started doing gymnastics when she was only 5 years old. Her years of dedication are paying off. She's not the only athlete in her family: Her sister, Jelysa, is a black belt in karate and her brother, Marcus, runs varsity track.
Lauren reminds us how important it is to be enthusiastic about life. Enthusiasm gives us the ability to overcome our obstacles and achieve our goals. Rise up and attack your challenges with enthusiasm!