Old Bridge, New Jersey
A member of the Final Five, Hernandez placed second in the all-around at Olympic Trials and helped Team USA to a gold medal in the team event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Her 15.333 score in the Balance Beam later in the week was good for a silver medal, her second and final medal of the Games.
-2016 Olympic gold medalist in the team event
-2016 Olympic silver medalist in the balance beam
-2016 Olympic Team Trials gold (balance beam), silver (all-around) and bronze (balance beam)
-2016 P&G Championships bronze medalist (all-around, uneven bars, balance beam and floor)
-2016 Pacific Rim Championships gold medalist in the team event
-2016 Jesolo Trophy gold (team and balance beam), silver (vault) and bronze (all-around)
Most Important Accomplishment:
Hernandez won two medals at the 2016 Olympic Games: team gold and balance beam silver.