Rookie - 2014
Hometown: Dover, FL
Occupation: National Dance Competition Announcer
Education: B.A. Communications - University of South Florida
Hobbies: Spending lots of time on the beach, exercising, wakeboarding, scrapbooking, line dancing, crafting, baking cupcakes & taking spontaneous trips!!
Dance Background & Experience: Growing up I danced at Brandon School of Dance Arts where I took all forms of dance; I also was a member of their competition team where I competed at many different dance competitions. In High School I was on the Varsity Cheerleading team all four years and Captain my senior year. At the University of South Florida I was on the dance team known as the, “SunDolls”. We danced on the sidelines at football games as well as basketball games. Through out college I worked at Busch Gardens where I performed in various shows through out the park and for each season, my favorite had to be our belly dance show. I was a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneer Cheerleading squad for three years, where I had the privilege of traveling to Japan and Guam for Military appreciation tours. I also served as Co-Captain my final year on the team. I now teach at Showstopper National Dance Conventions!
Words to live by/favorite quote: Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4
“Never let anyone dull your SPARKLE”
Five words that describe you: Adventurous, Passionate, Grateful, Loyal, Confident
- Former Player: Emmitt Smith – Florida Gator fan =)
- Movie: Superstar
- DFW Area Restaurant: Torchy’s Tacos & Breadwinners
- Article of Clothing: Nike Sneakers
- Phone App: Jesus Calling
- Cartoon Character: Disney’s Rapunzel
- TV Show: Greys Anatomy, The Bachelor & The Big Bang Theory
- Holiday: Christmas & Easter
- Charity: Make a Wish Foundation
- Ice Cream: Cake Batter, Salted Caramel & Dulce de Leche
- Junk Food Weakness: Sprinkles CUPCAKES & Chocolate Chip Cookies, anything sweet really.
One thing most people would be surprised to learn is... Being from Florida I have only seen snow twice and I have to say I caught onto snowboarding fairly quickly and loved it!
Biggest Fear: Snakes! They creep me out!
What would be your superpower?: To have wings and FLY!
Most Embarrassing Moment: I am blonde, so embarrassing moments happen on a daily basis for me!
Dream Job: Famous Country Singer (One problem: I can NOT carry a tune)
Dream Vacation Destination: Fiji & Greece
Why did you decide to audition for the DCC?: I have always looked up to the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders as the best in the NFL and have dreamed of being one for as long as I can remember. They truly embody high morals and values I have always believed in. Moving to Dallas and becoming one of America’s Sweethearts I now know that is what God had planned for me all along, I feel very blessed and honored to be a part of such an incredible organization.
What are some of your DCC highlights?: Trying on the uniform for the first time, it was the coolest feeling ever!
Advice for someone who dreams of becoming a DCC: If it has always been a dream of yours to be a DCC then GO FOR IT!!! You do not ever want to look back and wish you had auditioned, I promise it will be one of the best decisions and experiences of your life!!