Even Celebrities Are Applauding This College Gymnast’s Viral Floor Routine

On Saturday, senior gymnast Nia Dennis helped bring UCLA to their win of 196.15 to 195.95 against the Arizona State Sun Devils, according to Mashable.

Dennis is receiving wide acclaim for her incredible floor routine, on which she earned the highest score awarded by judges that day at 9.95.


Also capturing attention was her music mix, which included clips from Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Missy Elliott, 2Pac, Megan Thee Stallion, and Soulja Boy.

It got so big that even Missy Elliot noticed it:

She got a shoutout from Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, who tweeted about how much fun it was to watch Dennis do her thing out on the floor:

Dennis told the Los Angeles Daily News that she wanted the routine to feel fun and personal.

“This routine definitely reflects everything that I am today as a woman,” she said. “And of course I had to incorporate a lot of parts of my culture. I wanted to have a dance party because that’s my personality and of course I had to shout out LA because we out here, UCLA.”

Other UCLA Gymnasts including Katelyn Ohashi recognized how amazing the results were on Twitter as well: