Danell Leyva
Birthdate: 10/30/1991
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Head Coach: Yin Alvarez
Career Highlights

Personal Information
Nickname: Danell
Hometown: Miami, FL
Personal Website: danelljleyva.com/
Twitter: @danelljleyva
Facebook: Facebook.com/DanellLeyva
Year you began gymnastics: 1995
Favorite Event: high bar, parallel bars, floor exercise
How did you get involved in gymnastics: Both my parents were gymnasts, and now they're coaches.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: My favorite thing about gymnastics has to be the rush that you get once you make a new skill you learned.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: win a Visa Championships, win the World Championships, and of course, win the Olympic Games
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Yin Alvarez and Maria Gonzalez, both coaches
Names of sibling(s): Dayanis Mesa, she works on a Spanish television show.
Family members in sports: My mom's cousin once held the world record in holding his breath underwater. (7:15)
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: Playing and listening to music, painting, and drawing
Favorite music: Rap, Hip Hop, R & B
Favorite TV show(s): The Boondocks, Naruto, Family Guy
Favorite Food: Spaghetti and Pizza
Other sports involvement: Don
National Competition Results
International Competition Results