Taking a Break From Gymnastics, Simone Biles Becomes the Official Cheerleader for Jonathan Owens’ Houston Texans- “My Favorite Day of the Week

Published 10/04/2022, 12:48 PM EDT

Simone Biles, the gymnastics G.O.A.T, displays sincerity and dedication in mastering the sport or the subjects she advocates. Fair to say, she puts in an untiring effort to do what is needed. Also, she follows a similar fashion in her personal life as well. The seven-time Olympic medalist has been on an indefinite break from elite gymnastics following her withdrawal from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. However, her spirit and energy haven’t relaxed a bit.


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NFL star Jonathan Owens and gymnastics icon Simone got engaged in February, earlier this year. Ever since Owens and Biles started dating, the gymnastics icon has been updating the happenings in her romantic life on social media.


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Be it gushing over her fiancé on his achievements or cheering for him from the sidelines, she is proving herself to be his best cheerleader. Recently, she posted a picture on Instagram with a caption that reveals what her current interests are.

Simone Biles sports an iconic t-shirt

In a classic display of admiration and support to her fiancé, Owens, Simone sported a custom jersey with her soon-to-be husband’s surname in patches of bold letters at his recent match on October 3rd.


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Her Instagram post includes a picture wearing a handmade jersey with a caption that reads, “My favorite day of the week: game day,” the day Owens, the Houston Texans safety, joined his team to face off against the Buffalo Bills.


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Her top seemed to have been put together using scraps of various clothes. It read “Houston Texans” and Owens’s jersey number, 36, in red and white. The back of the t-shirt features the number 36 again above Owens’s last name with white ties on either side. She paired the jersey with a pair of denim shorts, ivory booties, and a metal chain-link bracelet.

Owens gave his unwavering support


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When Simone withdrew from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, she received support from around the world for being honest about her condition and raising awareness of the importance of mental health. Owens, too, extended his support in an Instagram post. He wrote, “Imma ride with you through whatever baby.”

Simone Biles representing USA

Furthermore, Owens said, “Your strength and courage is unmatched and you inspire me more and more everyday SB.”  He said that he tried to be her motivating factor whenever he sensed she was getting down on herself.


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Fair to say, besides sharing similar interests as athletes, they also know the power of encouragement and being there for each other through thick and thin.

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Ramya Bachu

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Ramya Bachu is a US Sports author for Essentially Sports. Ramya has a Master’s degree in Psychology. She strongly believes in the power of discipline, consistency, and willingness to learn to achieve greater heights.

Edited By: Melroy Fernandes