Height: 5'6"
Weight: 134
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Milton, Ontario
High School: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Secondary School.
Club: Futures Gymnastics
Club Coach: Zhaohui Huang


Honors & Awards

  • Seven-Time Junior Canadian National Team Member
  • 2016 Provincial Championships (First, Rings, Vault, Parallel Bars and High Bar)
  • 2016 Elite Canada (Eighth, All-Around)
  • 2016 Elite Canada Event Finalist (Rings, Parallel Bars and High Bar)
  • 2016 Canadian National Championship (15th, All-Around)

Before Nebraska
Jonathan Scripnick was a member of Futures Gymnastics and was coached by Zhaohui Huang.  Scripnick was a member of the Junior Canadian National Team and had been a member for seven years. He finished first on rings, vault, parallel bars and high bar at the 2016 Provincial Championships. The Milton, Ontario, native finished eighth in the all-around at Elite Canada in 2016. At the same competition, he earned a spot in the event finals on rings, parallel bars and high bar. Additionally, he finished 15th in the all-around at the 2016 Canadian National Championships.

Scripnick was a student at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Secondary School. 

Jonathan is the son of James and Sheila Scripnick and was born on February 14, 1999 in Timmins, Ontario. He has one younger sister, Vanessa who is a junior in high school.  In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys videography and photography. He chose Nebraska because of the overwhelming support for student-athletes, both athletically and academically.

Coach Chmelka on Jonathan: “We feel very honored and fortunate to get Jonathan so late in the recruiting process. As talented as he is, we're fortunate he did not sign earlier. He's a diamond in the rough. He's very dynamic and steady in the all-around and will contribute immediately to our program.”

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