UCLA Gymnast Routine Celebrating Black Excellence Goes Viral

A minimum of 10 million viewers have already watched the routine of Nia Dennis during a Pac-12 competition Jan. 23, 2021. Upon completion, the official UCLA gymnastics feed tweeted, “This is what #BlackExcellence” looks like. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence.

It was pure Excellence and the reactions of her teammates makes it even sweeter. For her efforts, Dennis earned a 9.95 out of 10. The routine came from a place of truth, usually where Excellence begins.

“Authenticity is so huge and something I value so heavily,” she said. “And, you know, when you’re the best version of yourself, the best product is going to come out.”

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