Junior, 5'3"
Mesa, Ariz.
Desert Ridge HS
Desert Devils Gymnastics


Junior • 5'3"

Mesa, Ariz.
Desert Ridge HS
Desert Devils Gymnastics

Career Highlights

  • Two-time All-Pac-12 Conference
  • 2021 Pac-12 Floor Co-Champion
  • Pac-12 Specialist of the Week
  • Two-time Pac-12 Coaches Choice award recipient
  • 4 career wins
  • Has hit 28-29 career routines
  • Pac-12 All-Academic

2021 Season (Sophomore)

  • Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 Conference on vault and floor
  • Pac-12 Floor Co-Champion
  • Starter on vault and floor every competition, bars in one meet
  • Hit 9.90-mark on floor in seven of final eight routines
  • Posted the highest score on vault at the NCAA Championships with a career high 9.9875 in the finals
  • Pac-12 Specialist of the Week (Mar. 2) and two-time Pac-12 Coaches’ Choice recipient (Jan. 21, Feb. 9)
  • Utah’s Most Improved Gymnast award winner
  • 4 event victories (two on vault, two on floor)
  • Hit 28-29 routines
  • Pac-12 Winter Academic Honor Roll

2020 Season (Freshman)

  • Missed entire season with a knee injury sustained prior to joining the team
  • Had knee surgery in Feb. 2019

Prior to Utah

  • 2018 J.O. national vault champion (Senior B)
  • Also placed 2nd all-around, 2nd on floor, 4th on bars and 7th on beam at 2018 J.O. Nationals
  • 1st all-around, 1st on vault (10.0) and 1st on floor at the 2018 Pikes Peak Cup
  • Three-time regional champion
  • 12-time state champion
  • Won every event and the all-around at the 2018 Arizona State Championship
  • Trained at Desert Devils Gymnastics
  • Graduated from Desert Ridge High School


  • Daughter of Robert and Amy Rucker
  • Father was a 1991 track All-American at Arizona State
  • Sisters Jordyn and Jyntry
  • Major is Kinesiology
  • Full name is Jaedyn Breon Rucker
Rucker’s Career Highs
Vault 9.9875 at NCAA Championship Final, Apr. 17, 2021
Bars 9.725 vs. Utah State, Mar. 12, 2021
Floor 9.95 vs. California, Feb. 26, 2021
9.95 at Pac-12 Championships, Mar. 20, 2021
Jaedyn Rucker