Mikayla Torres - Class of 2020

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Mikayla's Biography

Mikayla Baby Picture Mikayla was born the second daughter of Monica Torres on January 11, 2002 at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Shortly after her birth, Monica became a single parent. She and her two daughters were left on their own to find their fortunes. Luckily, with the help and support of her loving grandparents and uncle, the family has not only survived but thrived!

Mikayla Youth Cheer It was apparent from a very early age that Mikayla had both great athletic promise and big dreams. With her family firmly behind her, she has continued to not only dream big, but put in the time and hard work to help make those dreams become reality.

Mikayla 2016 Mikayla began her journey in gymnastics a little late in life at almost 8 years old. She is a natural leader who has always had to face and overcome adversity. Both in and out of the gym her peers look to her for inspiration as her natural talent and consistent work ethic allows her to lead by example. Mikayla has acquired not only great gymnastics training at Texas Dreams but many life skills that will be with her forever. Daily, she displays a champion's work ethic and dedication both in and out of the gym. It is her passion and her love for the sport of Gymnastics that allows her to overcome any challenges before her and continue to perform at the highest levels. No matter what life may throw at her, Mikayla always "Dares to Dream the Impossible"!

Outside of the gym, Mikayla balances her time allowing her to enjoy a full life with family, friends, and the great outdoors. She is currently 14 years old and excited to become a high school freshman this fall. She is a straight "A" student and a member of the National Honor Society. She is currently attending virtual high school through Iuniversity, an NCAA approved program. She also volunteers as a Youth Leader for the Children's Ministry at the Covenant Church in Carrollton, TX.

Mikayla understands that her education must come first and foremost. She believes that her education along with life experiences will allow her to be successful throughout her life no matter what path she may take. After college, Mikayla would like to pursue a career in Sports Therapy. It is her desire to help those overcoming injuries as she has shown a unique understanding and compassion for those who are in recovery.


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