Jasmine Raphaella


2 Year Veteran - 2012, 2013

Hometown: Maplewood, NJ

Occupation: Dance Teacher

Education: B.A. Media & Film

Dance Background & Experience: I started dancing at the age 5 then started cheerleading at the age 8, I did both all through high school and college. After college I danced with the New York Jets Cheerleaders for 2 seasons then danced/performed with Disney Cruise line.

Words to live by/favorite quote: “You work hard to get the part but you work even harder to keep it”

Five words that describe you: Honest, Caring, Hardworking, Funny, and Outgoing

Favorites:

  • Former Player: Emmitt Smith
  • Movie: A League of Their Own
  • DFW Area Restaurant: Mi Cocina
  • Article of Clothing: Sweat pants
  • Phone App: SnapChat & Pandora
  • Cartoon Character: Goofy
  • TV Show: Scandal & True Blood
  • Holiday: Christmas
  • Charity: Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
  • Junk Food Weakness: Ruffles BBQ Chips & Rolos

One thing most people would be surprised to learn is... That I worked for Disney Cruise line aboard the Disney Magic traveling Europe and the Caribbean as a dancer/performer portraying the Character Princess Tiana from “The Princess and The Frog”

Biggest Fear: Getting bit by a snake .. The movie Anaconda scared me for life.

What would be your superpower?: To stop time ! There just isn’t enough time in one day to get things done!

Dream Job: It’s always changing … singing is my passion so I would love to work on a show like GLEE. I would also love to be a cheerleading Director for a High school or Pro Team.

Dream Vacation Destination: I would love to visit Bora Bora someday.

Why did you decide to audition for the DCC?: I decided to audition because as a young girl everyone always dreams of being a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. And who wouldn’t want to be one of America’s Sweethearts!

What are some of your DCC highlights?: I love the bond and friendship that I have developed so far with all the girls. It’s an honor to be a part of such a talented beautiful team, and being able to be a role model for little young girls all around the world!

Advice for someone who dreams of becoming a DCC: To work hard, never lose sight of your dream, and that anything is possible! You’ll never know unless you try.

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