Karlene Simon
Karlene  Simon


Modesto, Calif.

High School:
Fred C. Beyer HS


Vault, Beam, Floor


GymStars Modesto


San Jose State Student-Athletes Donning Cap & Gown

Nearly 100 Spartans are looking forward to graduation ceremonies this weekend.


42 Spartans Earn San José State University Honors Convocation Awards

Two pairs of twin sisters are among the academic award winners


Women's Gymnastics Earns 13th-Highest GPA In NCAA

The No. 13 ranking is the highest in Head Coach Wayne Wright's 13-year tenure.

SJSU: A four-year member of the San Jose State women's gymnastics team.

2013: Did not compete in a meet for the Spartans.

2012: Did not compete for San Jose State.

2011: Did not compete in any meets for San Jose State.

2010: Did not compete for the Spartans.

CLUB: Competed for GymStars Modesto for head coach Holly Thomas...Was a five-time regional qualifier and competed at the Western Championships twice...Finished second in the all-around at the 2009 Westerns and third in the all-around at the 2009 state championships...Won the all-around, floor and vault titles at the 2009 West Valley Spirit of the Flame meet...At the 2009 Region 1 Championships, placewd fourth in the all-around and second on the beam.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Fred C. Beyer High School in Modesto, Calif., in 2009.

PERSONAL: An environmental studies major with a minor in child and adolescent development, a San Jose State Scholar-Athlete, and a Dean's List honoree...Enjoys baking and is a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee...Karlene Kyoko Simon was born on August 6, 1991, in San Jose, Calif.