February 16, 2021 | Updated: February 16, 2021

Meet Celina!

Above: Celina, far right, pre-2020

Name: Celina Carrillo

Age: 33 years old

How long have you been involved with Special Olympics Texas? In the Special Olympics since 2003, with the Irving Rockets.

What have you competed in or do you currently compete in? I am now with the El Paso Gators, competing in bowling, bocce, basketball, cycling, track and field. Hopefully more sports.

Have you competed in any state competitions? State competitions in Bowling singles Bronze Medalist and Unified Doubles Bronze Medalist. Basketball skills Bronze Medalist.

Besides Special Olympics, what do you like to do for fun? I like to go shopping at the mall, go to the movies, and hangout with my friends. I also like to go walk at the park and do Zumba with my mom.


Thank you to Celina and her family for sending in these answers! We love getting to know more about our athletes and our communities!