• Birthday: February 1st
  • Nickname(s): Jules, Julie, Lil J, and Ju-Tang
  • Hometown: Edison, NJ
  • Occupation: Dancer/Student
  • Alma mater: University of Miami! Go Canes!
  • Years: 2nd Year


    • Name: Julianne
    • An interesting fact about you that no one knows: I sometimes experience sleep paralysis and I'm terrified of mice!
    • Aside from dancing, my ideal job would be: A Hotel or Movie Critic.
    • Birthday: February 1st
    • Complete this sentence "10 years ago I was ...": In the 5th grade playing "red-rover" and "freeze tag" during recess.
    • Do you have any nicknames?: Jules, Julie, Lil J, and Ju-Tang
    • During the off season I . . . : Enjoy time with my family and friends, teach and take dance classes, workout and visit my hometown when possible.
    • Hometown: Edison, NJ
    • If you looked in my trunk you would find: HEAT Dancer Posters, heels, and an umbrella.
    • If you were a superhero what would your super power be: The ability to spread love, laughter and happiness everywhere :) Life is too short to not love and to not smile.
    • In five years I see myself . . . : Still dancing, living life to the fullest, and fearlessly going for my dreams!
    • My advice to young dancers: DREAM BIG! Do all that you do passionately! Everything and anything is possible with hard work and faith :) Immerse yourself: watch dance, experience dance, and create dance. Do it all!
    • My dance icon is: Travis Wall, Teddy Forance, Luam, Sheryl Murakami, Brian Puspos, I could go on forever!
    • My friends would say my best quality is: My compassion.
    • My most memorable moment as a HEAT Dancer: Stepping out onto the court for the very first time and of course WINNING THE 2012 NBA CHAMPIONSHIP!!!
    • Name something you would only do once in your lifetime: If it’s worth trying once, it's probably worth doing it again :)
    • Occupation: Dancer/Student
    • One thing I can't live without: My friends, family and amazing sisters of DPhiE.
    • People would never believe that I accomplished . . . : Traveling to the Ivory Coast for a missions trip the summer after my sophomore year in high school.
    • Quote to live by: "Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact."
    • What are your hobbies?: Painting, Punch Boxing, baking, singing in the shower, and dancing!
    • What book are you reading now?:Textbooks for school.
    • What is your alma mater? (college): University of Miami! Go Canes!
    • What is your background/nationality?: Korean
    • What is your biggest pet peeve?: When people forget their manners and when drivers forget to use their turn signals.
    • What is your dream vacation?: Soaking up the sun and water in Bora Bora, Australia, or Fiji.
    • What is your favorite food?: Sushi, Cheeseburgers and Cookie Dough.
    • What is your favorite holiday?: Thanksgiving :) There's nothing I love more than my entire family coming together at Grandma's house (and my Uncle Bob's pumpkin cream cheese pie!)
    • What is your favorite movie?: Center Stage
    • What is your favorite song?: "Eyes"- Kaskade and "I'm Yours"- Jason Mraz.
    • What is your favorite type of music?: Everything! House/ Electronic to R&B to Pop, Kaskade to John Mayer, it all depends on what I'm in the mood for :)
    • What place would you like to visit?: Every country in Europe, South Africa and the World's Wonders.
    • What's your guilty pleasure?: Shoe shopping, chocolate and One Tree Hill re-runs on SoapNet!
    • Who is your hero?: My parents, they are two of the hardest working, passionate, generous, unconditionally loving people I know, of course I am a little biased ;).
    • Why did you choose to be a Miami HEAT Dancer?: I love to dance, I love Miami and I love the HEAT! Nothing makes me happier than dancing for this team!
    • Professional Dance Experience: Premios Juventud.
    • Years on the Squad?: 2nd Year

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      HEAT Dancers Aqua Girl Performance (Part 2)

      The Miami HEAT Dancers perform at the 2015 Aqua Girl “Aqualicious” Pool Party at the National Hotel in South Beach
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