2 Year Veteran - 2012, 2013
Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD
Occupation: Academic advisor
Education: B.A. Psychology, M.A. Counseling
Dance Background & Experience: Twelve years of studio training in ballet, tap, and jazz; dance team in high school and college.
Words to live by/favorite quote: "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement." – Helen Keller
Five words that describe you: Responsible, quiet, kind, optimistic, authentic
- Former Player: Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin
- Movie: Breakfast at Tiffany's
- DFW Area Restaurant: Boulevardier
- Article of Clothing: Sundress
- Phone App: Instagram
- Cartoon Character: The entire cast of Peanuts
- TV Show: Pretty Little Liars
- Holiday: Christmas
- Charity: The Salvation Army
- Ice Cream: Strawberry
- Junk Food Weakness: Sweet, salty, creamy, crunchy...you name it, it’s a weakness!
One thing most people would be surprised to learn is... I’ve never broken a bone.
Biggest Fear: Confined spaces; I’m extremely claustrophobic.
What would be your superpower?: Invisibility
Most Embarrassing Moment: Last year, during the Monday Night Football game, I tripped over a fan’s handbag on the way up to the touchdown deck. I fell and hit my head on the metal handrail. Both my forehead and ego were a little bruised!
Dream Job: Growing up, I wanted to be a clinical psychologist, but in recent years, I’ve become a bit of a foodie. My ultimate dream job would be to host a show on Food Network or Cooking Channel.
Dream Vacation Destination: A culinary tour of France. Yum!
Why did you decide to audition for the DCC?: This is a world-class organization that is respected and admired by millions. It provides a unique opportunity to combine my enthusiasm for football, dance and performing with opportunities to give back to the community.
What are some of your DCC highlights?: Being in the company of such ambitious, accomplished young women. My teammates inspire me to give my best each and every day.
Advice for someone who dreams of becoming a DCC: Take dance classes, stretch, study the Cowboys, and most of all, believe that you can do it!