Name: Joyann Barber
Sport: Roller Sports
Discipline(s): Figure Skating Roller Sports
DOB: 3/31/2016
Hometown: Highland, Calif.
Team/Club: Holiday Artistic Skating Club of Orange
Coach(es): Billy Crowder
World Championship Experience
  • 2012 Junior World Team member (placed in top ten)
  • 2013 Senior World Team member
  • 2015 Senior World Team member
Other Career Highlights
  • Singles: 2016 Bronze Medalist (WC), 2015 Silver Medalist (WC), 2013 Bronze Medalist (WC), 2012 Silver Medalist (JWC), 2009 National Champion (Sophomore A)
  • Figures: 2010 Silver Medalist (Sophomore A), 2008 Bronze Medalist (Open Loops)
  • Combined: 2013 Silver Medalist (WC), 2012 Silver Medalist (WC), 2012 National Champion (JWC), 2011 Silver Medalist (JWC)
  • Show: 2016 National Champion (WC Quartet), 2015 Silver Medalist (WC Quartet), 2014 National Champion (Small and Large Show)

Began Skating: 2000

High School: Redlands East Valley HS

High School Graduation: 2010

High School Location: Redlands, CA

College: Cal Poly Pomona; UCLA

College Graduation: 2014 (BS), 2019 (PhD)

Major: Organic Chemistry

Awards Outside Of Skating: Kellogg Honors Fellowship at Cal Poly Pomona (2010-2014), 2-time recipient of USARS scholarship (2010-2011), NIH-CBI Fellow at UCLA (2015-2018)

Favorite Sports Figure: Aly Raisman

Favorite Food Before Competition: Pizza, but long before the competition

Favorite Posession: My skates!

One Word To Describe You: Dedicated

Who Do You Admire Greatest Influence: My mom, she was a major influence on my life growing up and truly shaped the person I am today. She sacrifices a lot for me and always supports me in every aspect of my life and for that, I am very thankful.