Motivational Laurie Hernandez Quotes And Sayings

Laurie Hernandez Quotes:- Laurie Hernandez (born June 9, 2000) is an American artistic gymnast. She competed as a member of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team dubbed the “Final Five” at the 2016 Summer Olympics, winning gold in the team event and silver on the balance beam.


Inspirational Laurie Hernandez Quotes


“I think it’s amazing that I can go out there and be myself, and the fact that I’m carrying Puerto Rico on my back a little bit is such an honor.”-Laurie Hernandez

Inspirational Laurie Hernandez Quotes

“If you want to train hard enough to go to the Olympics, then you’re going to go out, and you’re going to do it. It doesn’t matter what skin color or who you are.”-Laurie Hernandez


“I think people are people. If you want something, go get it. I don’t think it matters what race you are.”-Laurie Hernandez


“My earliest memory was watching gymnastics on live TV and wanting to do what the ‘big girls’ did.”-Laurie Hernandez


“I started a gymnastics class at five years old, but it became serious at seven.”-Laurie Hernandez


“I am a second-generation American, and my grandparents are from Puerto Rico.”-Laurie Hernandez

“My mother was in the Army Reserve for six years. She taught me the importance of following rules, finishing what I start, never giving up, leadership skills, teamwork, staying positive, motivated and how to pack the military way when I’m traveling!”-Laurie Hernandez


“The goal of making it to the Olympic Games has motivated me to work very hard in my sport.”-Laurie Hernandez


“I would love to be an actress!”-Laurie Hernandez


“Growing up, there wasn’t an exact Hispanic role model that I had. I didn’t realize how big a difference I was making, going to the Olympics and being Hispanic until I would be in an autograph session, and parents would come up to me and say, ‘You know, our family is so proud of you, you’re really doing Hispanics proud.'”-Laurie Hernandez


Laurie Hernandez Quotes and Sayings


“My whole life revolved around gymnastics because I loved it so much. I home-schooled because of it; I changed my eating habits.”-Laurie Hernandez


“No matter what race or color you are, you can aspire to do something great.”-Laurie Hernandez


“It’s kind of like I won a gold medal with my family.”-Laurie Hernandez


“Two people who really inspire me are my parents, Wanda and Anthony, just because they really made sure to keep up Hispanic culture in my family.”-Laurie Hernandez

“Life has been a really big whirlwind, but it’s been a lot of fun. I travel so much, and I’m constantly doing things that I love, but it’s just me.”-Laurie Hernandez


“We’re all different, so even though someone is getting a skill before you, it doesn’t mean that you’re not good enough; it just means you have to wait a little bit, and the skill will come when it comes.”-Laurie Hernandez


“The first meal that I learned to make was scrambled eggs.”-Laurie Hernandez


“As an athlete, the most important thing is the protein that you eat and the things that you put into your body. Without that, it’s very hard to function throughout the day.”-Laurie Hernandez


“I hope the Final Five has shown that everyone is capable of success if they work hard.”-Laurie Hernandez


“Sometimes you just don’t know what to say.”-Laurie Hernandez


“I don’t see it as the pressure at all. I see it as such an honor to just in some sort of way represent Puerto Rico and Hispanics and all the girls out there.”-Laurie Hernandez


Best Laurie Hernandez Quotes


“Being able to do something that I love and be at such a high level of gymnastics is just amazing.”-Laurie Hernandez

“I don’t think that being Hispanic, being black, being white – I don’t think that limits you to anything. I think everyone should just go for what they want.”-Laurie Hernandez


“My emotions kind of shine through my face, so whatever I’m thinking is what I’m portraying as well.”-Laurie Hernandez


“When you’re a little girl, and you’re watching the Olympics, and you see this very diverse group of gymnasts out there, and – I think this team, the Final 5, will inspire so many little girls to go out there and do what they love.”-Laurie Hernandez


“The big cheat meal will be cookies and cream milkshake.”-Laurie Hernandez


“It’s weird to hear anyone call me a role model.”-Laurie Hernandez


“The Olympics was really, really stressful because I had never done anything like it. At the same time, I was understanding something like that could never really happen again. I embraced it and took in everything.”-Laurie Hernandez


“I knew when I started gymnastics, I wanted to have a lot of fun and eventually go to the Olympics. On the moments where I felt really down, I just remembered, ‘You’re almost there. Just keep going. Keep working hard.'”-Laurie Hernandez


“Meeting kids who feel inspired by my story, it means so much to me.”-Laurie Hernandez


“Honestly, I don’t really know the rules of tango!”-Laurie Hernandez


Famous Laurie Hernandez Quotes


“My first week at ‘DWTS’ was amazing! I definitely fangirled when I walked into the ballroom because I looked at all the judges and where they were sitting, and I was like, ‘Wow, that’s the official judges’ table!'”-Laurie Hernandez

“As far as cartoons go, I watched a lot of ‘Ed, Edd, n Eddy’ when I was a kid.”-Laurie Hernandez


“Dancing is so much fun.”-Laurie Hernandez


“Even though I’m a gymnast, I’ve always loved dancing.”-Laurie Hernandez


“People have always asked me why my favorite event was the floor, and my answer was always, ‘Because I love to dance!'”-Laurie Hernandez


“Dancing is different than gymnastics, but it’s a good different, and it’s something that I’ve always wanted to try.”-Laurie Hernandez


“It’s really hard to be all serious in the tango and not break into laughter.”-Laurie Hernandez


“I like history because you can’t really progress without knowing what comes before you, so I think it’s super fascinating.”-Laurie Hernandez


“I love performing for the crowd. Maybe that’s what it is. I’m a crowd-pleaser.”-Laurie Hernandez


“Now that I’m doing all these big competitions, I’ve learned to control my nerves and control my mindset, and I think that’s where the maturity comes in.”-Laurie Hernandez


“My athlete idol is Usain Bolt. He’s inhumanly fast!”-Laurie Hernandez


“People would be surprised to know I had a flip phone until 2015.”-Laurie Hernandez


Great Laurie Hernandez Quotes


“My greatest inspiration is my coach, Maggie Haney.”-Laurie Hernandez

“On Sundays, I just love to go to church and then relax the whole day!”-Laurie Hernandez


“Having the opportunity to go to the U.S. Olympics was great because I was the first Latina in over 30 years to compete in gymnastics at the Olympics.”-Laurie Hernandez


“When I’m not training, I’m typically doing anything self-care, so, like, bath bombs and face masks, or, like, having a movie night with my family, if that’s possible.”-Laurie Hernandez


“I love my height because when I’m doing gymnastics, it really benefits the sport – and also, I think being short is kind of cute.”-Laurie Hernandez


“I tell everyone that I’m 5 feet-1 inch tall, but I think I’m technically 5 feet. My mom says she’s 4 feet 11 inches, and I’m barely taller than her.”-Laurie Hernandez


“Since kindergarten, I was the shortest kid in class. They always put me toward the front in school pictures, because you couldn’t see me if I was in the back. It was kind of funny.”-Laurie Hernandez


“Throughout my life, I do want to inspire others.”-Laurie Hernandez


“When I was a little kid, I looked up to other people, so I hope that I can inspire little kids.”-Laurie Hernandez


“You’re supposed to go to prom during high school. I don’t go to high school. I homeschool.”-Laurie Hernandez


“The best part is when parents come up to me with their kids, and they say, ‘My daughter started gymnastics because of you.'”-Laurie Hernandez


“Growing up and seeing Shawn Johnson, for her to call me on the phone, I think my inner child was freaking out!”-Laurie Hernandez


“When you’re a little kid, and you’re, like, thinking about the Olympics, and you just have this big expectation, it just lived up exactly to that.”-Laurie Hernandez


“The Olympics, as a little kid, it was such a big goal that I created for myself, and I was able to push through and make that happen.”-Laurie Hernandez