Makenna's Gymnastic Adventure

Let me tell you all a little about our amazing girl. Makenna was born with grade 4 bilateral renal reflux. She underwent her first kidney sugery at only 6 months old, followed by two more surgeries before she even reached her 2nd birthday. She has suffered from multiple kindey infections throughout the years but always continues to smile and be resilent. I've never seen anyone with such a fighting spirit! 
Makenna is now a healthy 6 year old with the dream of becoming an Olympic athlete one day. She has been training since she was just 3 years of age. She trains hard in the gym every week, and practices every day  at home. She has a passion, talent, and a LOVE for gymnastics. She looks up to athletes like Simone Biles and Aly Raisman, and she and takes pride in each new skill that she masters. 
After 3 years of training and moving up from pre-k to level 2, Makenna was recently invited to join the level 3 competetion team. She is estatic about this opportunity! For her, this would mean going from one hour of training each week to 9 hours of training! I can only imagine how much progress she could make with that much hands-on coaching!
With the amount of coaching increasing, so does the cost. We are looking for sponsors who would like to help Makenna follow her dreams all the way to state championships, and one day, possibly the Olympics. Any amount donated helps. Feel free to share her story with family or friends. 

I will also be updating her progress on here so anyone who chooses to sponsor her can follow her journey.


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Lena Jackson 
Bakersfield, CA
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