University of Iowa Athletics
All-Around

JerQuavia Henderson

Class Jr.
Hometown Peoria, Ill.
High School Dunlap
JerQuavia  Henderson - Women's Gymnastics - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item – Is tied for the school record on floor (9.975) and is tied for ninth in school history on vault (9.925).

2021 Honors – WCGA second-team All-American… first-team All-Big Ten selection… Big Ten All-Championships team after winning share of floor title, becoming fourth Big Ten champion in school history… CGN Comeback Gymnast of the Year. 2021 – Competed in all 11 meets and in the all-around eight times… tied a school record on floor set in 2004, scoring a 9.975 in Iowa’s tri-meet against Minnesota and Maryland (2/13), while also posting a career-best on beam (9.875)… performance on floor helped team to school floor record… received a 10.000 from one judge on floor en route to her career-best score… won the all-around and shared the floor title at Illinois (1/31)… scored a 39.325 to win all-around and shared titles on floor (9.900) and vault (9.850)… shared the floor title (9.925) and won the all-around (38.875) in the road victory at Nebraska (2/20)… tied for second on the vault (9.925) in helping the team to a Big Five Meet (2/27) win in Ann Arbor… won the vault (9.875), tied for first on floor (9.925) and was second in all-around (38.600) in the victory over Illinois (3/6)… tied for first on vault (9.900) in road win at Nebraska (3/14)… won on floor (9.925) in the road victory at Nebraska (3/14)… tied for fourth on vault with a career-high 9.925 at the Big Ten Championships (3/20)… shared the floor title (9.925) at the NCAA Regionals (4/2)… placed sixth in all-around (39.250) at Regional.

2020 — Named to the 2020 Big Ten Women’s Gymnasts to Watch List… did not see action.

High School — 2016- Level 9/10 Championships: AA 37.325, fourth place… 2016- Level 9 Easter Championships: AA 37.625, second place… 2017- Level 8/9/10 State Championship Meet: AA 37.250, third place… 2017- Level 9/10 Regional Championships: AA 37.95, fourth place… 2017 JO National Championships: AA 37.85, seventh place… 2018- Level 6/9/1- State Championship Meet: AA 37.600, fifth place… 2018- Level 9/10 Regional Championships: AA 38.225, third place… 2018- JO National Championships: AA 37.700, 18th place… Peoria Journal Star’s 2018 Central Illinois Best of Preps: Gymnast of the Year… 2019- Level 6/9/10 State Championship Meet: AA 38.225, third place… 2019- Level 9/10 Regional Championships: AA 37.575, seventh place… 2019- JO National Championships: AA 29.550, 54th place… member of the Best Buddies and Foreign Language Club… club coaches were Kim Brendixen and Brett Hewetson at Gym Corner.

Personal — Born July 8, 2001… daughter of Letcha and Kennethy Haywood… has two siblings (Keyaira and Zuri Haywood)… health and human physiology major.

Career Bests

Event Score Opponent Date
Vault 9.925 2X, last at Big Ten Championships 3/20/21
Bars 9.825 at Illinois 1/31/21
Beam 9.875 Maryland/Minnesota 2/13/21
Floor 9.975 Maryland/Minnesota 2/13/21
All-Around 39.325 at Illinois 1/31/21