Written by Giavanna Foster

Gymnast Laurie Hernandez shared an inspiring message on the orange carpet at the 2019 Kids Choice Sports Awards. She wore a striped blue pantsuit, pumps, hoop earrings, and a bright smile. Here is the exclusive interview:

ARTSNLA: “How does it feel to be at the Kids Choice Sports Awards?”

Laurie Hernandez: “It’s wonderful to be here at the Kids Choice Sports Awards. I mean, being able to spread that message that kids should be happier and they should all get together as a team… I think that’s wonderful.”

ARTSNLA: “Awesome! What do you look forward to today?”

Laurie Hernandez: “Today… There’s a lot of games that are going to be played that you might catch me in… So definitely tune in!”

ARTSNLA: “Is there any message you want to send to your fans today?”

Laurie Hernandez: “Keep on moving, go ahead and try something new. And stay active, that’s the biggest thing. Stay active, find that freedom in movement, and find what you love!”

The 2019 Kids Choice Sports Awards airs August 10 at 8/7c on Nickelodeon. Serena Williams, Stephen Curry, and James Harden are this year’s leading nominees. Click here for more information.