PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Jan. 1, 2014) - With the 2014 gymnastics season quickly approaching, get to know the Scarlet Knights. The season starts Jan. 11, 2014 against New Hampshire at the Livingston Recreation Center.
To continue the series, ScarletKnights.com introduces you to senior Jenna Zito...
Hometown: Rockaway, N.J.
High School: Morris Knolls
Major/Minor: Mathematics education
Favorite Olympic Gymnast: Dominique Moceanu
Favorite Pro Athlete: Derek Jeter
Favorite Pro Sports Teams: New York Yankees
Favorite Movies: A Bronx Tale
Favorite TV Shows: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Sopranos
Favorite Foods: Chicken
Favorite Song Right Now: Any song by Usher
The farthest place from home I've been is the Dominican Republic.
My favorite gymnastics memory is competing at NCAA Regionals in 2010.
My favorite gymnastics event to compete on is floor exercise.
I committed to Rutgers over other schools because I wanted to represent my home state.
When I was little I always wanted to be a back-up dancer.
After graduation I hope to become a math teacher and get a chance to travel.
The most influential people in my life are my parents and my club coach,Tony.
My favorite midnight snack is deli meat.
An artist no one would believe I have on my iPod is DMX.
If you walked into my bedroom, the first thing you would notice is my TV.
If I could eat one meal for the rest of my life, it would be chicken.
The best place at Rutgers is Brower Commons.
My favorite class at RU was Methods of Teaching.
A pre-meet ritual of mine is to do my hair the same way.
I hate to admit it, but I love MATH.
If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be California.
If I could play any other sport at RU, it would be tennis.