2014 - Freshman: Did not compete ... Named to Dean's List in Spring 2014.
Club/High School: 2013 Region 2 Championships Qualifier ... Regionals - finished 4th on vault, 7th on bars, 8th on beam, 6th on floor and 7th in the all-around ... Competed for Naydenov Gymnastics.
Personal: Born August 17, 1995 ... Daughter of George and Eunchong Kanchanavaleerat ... Chose Illinois because, "I wanted to join the Illini family. I also like their health program." ... Majoring in dietetics.
The Kanchanavaleerat File
Best memory from Birmingham, Alabama (outside of competing): Going shopping with my teammates
What went through your head when you realized you advanced to Nationals: Just wow, after how hard our team has worked and the effort put in, we made it to Nationals!
The addition of Maryland and Rutgers brings what to the conference? It will bring an interesting dynamic to our conference. New competition and new spirit.
Describe the 2015 team in one word: Potential
Biggest learning experience from last season: Every effort, no matter how big or small multiplies in the end.
Meet or opponent most excited to compete in/against this season: Michigan State
Best Dressed Teammate: Heather
Teammate most likely to become famous (and what will make her famous): Heather; developing a how to eat gluten-free cooking show
One goal for this season: Compete in the line-up on bars.
Pre-meet superstitions: Mentally visualizing my routines before each turn.
If you could go on a date with anyone, and your boyfriend is TOTALLY cool with it, who would it be? Daniel Henney
Something I have to bring on every trip: My phone
Your dream job: National Geographic Photographer
Actress I would want to play me in a movie: Sheila Woodley
If I were on a reality show, what would it be? Gossip Girl
Super power I would most like to have: Invisibility
Something most people don't know about me: I'm half Korean and half Chinese.
Favorite memory in Kenney Gym: My clumsy falls in the gym
Favorite spot on campus: Any café on campus
Favorite childhood movie: Jumanji
First AIM screen name: Never had one
Favorite holiday (and why): Christmas, I get to see my family after the long semester.
Concerts I've been to lately: None, I haven't been to a concert in two years.
TV show I'm obsessed with right now: I watch more movies than TV shows...
Favorite app on my phone: Instagram
Person who inspires me the most: Shannon Miller
Favorite female athlete: Shawn Johnson
City you most want to live in after graduation (and why): Portland, because it's close to home.