Rookie - 2012
Hometown: Huron, South Dakota
Education: Bachelor of Arts-Psychology, Master of Arts-Counseling
Dance Background & Experience: I began dancing at age 6, taking ballet, tap and jazz classes. Growing up, I competed in All Star cheerleading and dance. I was also a member of the dance team in high school and college.
Words to live by/favorite quote: “…The good you do may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have and it may never be good enough. Give your best anyway. For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them, anyway.” – Mother Teresa
Five words that describe you: Compassionate, quiet, authentic, ambitious, and loyal.
- Former Player: #22 Emmitt Smith
- Movie: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”
- DFW Area Restaurant: Torchy’s Tacos (an Austin Original, now in DFW!)
- Article of Clothing: Boots
- Phone App: RunKeeper
- Cartoon Character: The entire cast of Peanuts
- TV Show: Pretty Little Liars
- Holiday: Christmas
- Song Right Now: "Some Nights" by Fun.
- Workout: Bar Method
- Meal: Chicken Enchiladas
- Hidden Talent: I’m a pretty decent cook!
- Celebrity Idol: Audrey Hepburn
One thing most people would be surpised to learn is...My great-aunt was a Charlie’s Angel (Cheryl Ladd).
Dream Job: Clinical Psychologist with a Child/Adolescent Specialty.
Dream Vacation Destination: France. I want to see Paris, the French countryside, and spend some time on the Mediterranean beaches.
Why did you decide to audition for the DCC?: The dream of becoming a DCC has been in my heart for many years. 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: If the dream to be a DCC is your heart like it was in mine, you should go for it! You will never know unless you try. Spend the next year preparing for auditions both mentally and physically and give it your best shot. It takes tremendous courage, but I promise it will be worth it!