2015 First-Team All-American (BB, AA)
2015 Second-Team All-American (FX)
2015 First-Team Regular Season All-American (BB, AA)
2015 Central Region Gymnast of the Year
2015 NCAA Ames Regional All-Around Champion
2015 SEC All-Around Champion
2015 SEC Gymnast of the Week (vs. Iowa, at Kentucky w/Arizona State)
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 SEC Community Service Team
2014 First-Team All-American (AA)
2014 First-Team Regular Season All-American (BB)
2014 Second-Team Regular Season All-American (VT, AA)
2014 SEC Gymnast of the Week (vs. Missouri)
2014 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 Second-Team All-American (FX, AA)
2013 NCAA Columbus Regional All-Around Champion
2013 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 Second-Team All-SEC
2012 Freshman All-SEC
2012 SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (at Georgia)
One of the most consistent performers in LSU history who played an integral part in LSU’s back-to-back NCAA Super Six appearances in 2013 and 2014 … Finished her career as an 11-time All-American, three-time All-SEC performer, 2015 SEC All-Around Champion, 2015 Central Region Gymnast of the Year and an anchor performer in the beam lineup all four seasons … Competed in the all-around 44 times in 57 total career meets and produced 56 total scores of 9.90 or higher in her career … Ended her career tied for second in LSU history with 15 beam titles … Earned her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from LSU in December 2015.
SENIOR SEASON (2015)
Completed her outstanding career with her finest season as a senior … Dynamic performer in all four events … Scored a 39.500 or higher in all nine meets in which she competed in the all-around, the only gymnast in the nation to accomplish that feat in 2015 … Finished the season ranked No. 3 nationally on beam, No. 5 in the all-around and No. 17 on floor … Ranked second on the team with 18 individual titles (8 on beam, 5 all-around, 3 on floor and 2 on vault) … Earned a total of five All-America honors (three at the NCAA Championships and two regular season) … Crowned the 2015 Central Region Gymnast of the Year … Won her first SEC individual title by tying teammate Rheagan Courville for the all-around title with a 39.525 at the SEC Championship (3/21) … Established career highs on three of four events and the all-around this season … Scored a perfect 10.0 on vault vs. Minnesota (3/6) … Earned a career-high 9.925 on bars vs. Iowa (1/9) … Tallied a career-high 9.925 on floor on six occasions (vs. Iowa, at Kentucky, at Alabama, vs. Minnesota, at Centenary and at the NCAA Ames Regional) … Posted a career-high 39.675 in the all-around against Minnesota … Competed in the all-around in 10 of 13 meets … Produced 24 scores of 9.90 or higher with 10 on beam, 9 on floor, four on vault and one on bars … Led the team with a 39.553 all-around average and a 9.898 beam average … Ranked second on the squad with a 9.909 floor average, second with a 9.867 bars average and was third with a 9.878 vault average … Named SEC Gymnast of the Week after strong performances against Iowa and at Kentucky … Became the fifth LSU gymnast since 2006 to earn the No. 1 national ranking in the all-around, joining April Burkholder (2006), Ashleigh Clare-Kearney (2008), Susan Jackson (2010) and Rheagan Courville (2014) when she posted the nation’s highest all-around total of 39.550 against Iowa in the season opener … Anchored the beam lineup for the fourth straight year and won eight beam titles which is tied for second-most in a single season in LSU history … Competed on beam at NCAA Individual Event Finals (4/19) … Ended the season with a streak of seven consecutive scores of 9.90 or higher on floor … Tremendous all-around student-athlete as she was named to the 2015 SEC Community Service Team and earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third time in her career.
JUNIOR SEASON (2014)
Established herself as one of the nation’s best all-arounders … Ranked as high as No. 3 nationally in the all-around, she finished the season ranked No. 9 in the all-around standings with a 39.510 regional qualifying score … Also ranked No. 6 nationally on beam and No. 16 on vault … Earned First-Team All-America honors in the all-around by finishing in a tie for fourth at the NCAA Championships Semifinal I (4/18) … Recorded First-Team Regular Season All-America honors on beam and second-team regular season honors on vault and the all-around … Tallied All-SEC honors with a second-place finish on vault after scoring a career-high tying 9.95 at the SEC Championship (3/22) … Averaged a 9.880 on vault, 9.842 on bars, 9.855 on beam, 9.814 on floor and 39.382 in the all-around … Named SEC Gymnast of the Week for the first time in her career when she scored a career-high 39.600 in the all-around, a 9.925 on vault and a career-high 9.925 on floor against Missouri (2/28) … Shattered her career highs in every event and the all-around this season, scoring a 9.95 on vault (twice), 9.925 on bars at the Metroplex Challenge (2/15), 9.975 on beam versus North Carolina State (3/7), 9.925 on floor (twice) and a 39.600 in the all-around (twice) … Helped lead LSU to a 198.325, the highest score in school history, in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (4/5) by earning a 39.600 in the all-around, 9.925 on floor and 9.90s on vault and beam … Captured eight individual titles with four on beam, three in the all-around and one on vault … Beam titles came against Centenary (1/10), Auburn (1/24), at Arkansas (2/7), versus NC State … All-around titles were at Georgia (1/17), at Oklahoma (2/9) and versus Missouri … Won the vault title against Missouri … Competed in the all-around in 14 of 15 team meets, and she anchored the beam lineup for the third straight year … Recorded 22 scores of 9.90 or higher, which included 10 of 15 beam routines … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight season and earned Scholastic All-America recognition.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
A strong and consistent all-arounder whose performances and scores continually improved as the season progressed … Captured the NCAA Columbus Regional (4/6) all-around title with a career-high 39.450, and she also won the regional beam title with a personal-best 9.95 … Earned Second-Team All-America honors on floor and the all-around after scoring a 9.875 on floor and a career-high tying 39.450 in the all-around at the NCAA Championships Semifinal I (4/19) … Won beam titles at Missouri (2/8) with a 9.90 and at the NCAA Regional with a 9.95, and she won the all-around title at the regional … Season averages: 9.872 on vault, 9.621 on bars, 9.772 on beam, 9.795 on floor and 39.182 in the all-around … Posted new career highs in each category: 9.925 on vault at the SEC Championship (3/23), 9.875 on bars at the Metroplex Challenge (1/26) and at the NCAA Semifinal, 9.95 on beam at the regional, 9.90 on floor at the SEC Championship, regional and NCAA Super Six Finals (4/20) and a 39.450 in the all-around at the NCAA Regional and again at the semifinal … Anchored the beam lineup for the second straight season and competed leadoff on bars and floor for most of the season … Tallied eight scores of 9.90 or higher – three each on vault and floor and two on beam … Named a NACGC/W Scholastic All-American and a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Enrolled early at LSU after graduating high school in December 2011 and quickly became one of LSU’s top all-around performers … Anchored beam for most of the season and led the team with a 9.814 average … Ranked 23rd nationally in the all-around with a 39.305 RQS and 25th on beam with a 9.865 RQS … Tallied season highs of 9.90 on vault (twice), 9.80 on bars (three times), 9.875 on beam (four times), 9.85 on floor (six times) and 39.400 in the all-around … Achieved Second-Team All-SEC and Freshman All-SEC honors by placing sixth in the all-around at the SEC Championship (3/24) with a 39.350 total … Had one of the best meets of the season at the SEC Championship where she tied her career highs on vault (9.90) and floor (9.85) and finished third in the meet with a 9.85 on beam … Won three individual titles – vault at Washington (2/17) with a 9.90, beam at Washington with a 9.875 and the all-around with a 39.250 at Georgia (1/28) … With her all-around title at Georgia she became the first LSU gymnast to capture the all-around in a meet outside Baton Rouge since Susan Jackson won the 2010 NCAA All-Around title at the NCAA Championships … Awarded SEC Co-Freshman of the Week honors after her all-around title at Georgia … Suffered an injury in practice leading up to the NCAA Championships and was only able to compete on beam, scoring a 9.85 in Semifinal I (4/20) … Displayed outstanding consistency as she produced 21 scores of 9.85 or higher this season and competed in the all-around in 13 of 14 meets.
Trained at Houston Gymnastics Center under coaches Deliana Vodenitcharova and Roumen Yordanov … Competed for Zenith Elite where she trained under Tatiana Schegolkova prior to her stint at HGC … Four-time J.O. Nationals qualifier as a level 10 gymnast, competing in 2007-09 and again in 2011 … Captured the all-around title at the 2011 Region 3 Championships with a 38.200, and she also finished in the top five on each event, highlighted by second-place finishes on vault (9.725) and beam (9.60) … Tied for second in the all-around at the 2011 Texas State Championships and also finished second on floor … Placed in the top 10 of the all-around at nationals in 2007, 2008 and 2009 … Earned second place on beam in 2008 and third on vault in 2009 at J.O. nationals … Graduated early from Manvel High School in Manvel, Texas and enrolled in December 2011 at LSU … Maintained a 3.5 grade point average at Manvel High.
Full name is Jessie Kay Jordan … Born March 19, 1994 … Daughter of John and Shela Jordan … Has one older brother, J.J., and one younger sister, Jacy … Calls Houston, Texas her hometown … Is the first of her family to attend LSU … Said she chose LSU because it fit what she was looking for … Earned her degree in kinesiology with a focus in human movement in December 2015.
JORDAN’S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 10.000 (3-6-15 vs. Minnesota)
Bars: 9.925 (twice; Last: 1-9-15 vs. Iowa)
Beam: 9.975 (3-7-14 vs. North Carolina State)
Floor: 9.925 (eight times; Last: 4-4-15 at NCAA Ames Regional)
All-Around: 39.675 (3-6-15 vs. Minnesota)
JORDAN’S CAREER INDIVIDUAL TITLES