Birthday: February 16th
Nickname(s): Juju, Ju, Jewels and Jay
Hometown: Bronx, NY to Miami, FL
Years: 5th Year
- Name: Julissa
- An interesting fact about you that no one knows:Aside from dancing, I also love to sing.
- Aside from dancing, my ideal job would be: Fashion Designer
- Birthday: February 16th
- Complete this sentence "10 years ago I was ...": I was dancing in middle school.
- Do you have any nicknames?: Juju, Ju, Jewels and Jay.
- During the off season I . . . : Love going to the beach, traveling and exercising.
- Hometown: Bronx, NY to Miami, FL
- If you looked in my trunk you would find: Posters, shoes, a bathing suit and car cleaning supplies.
- If you were a superhero what would your super power be: I'd love to be able to read minds.
- In five years I see myself . . . : Still dancing and designing clothes.
- My advice to young dancers: Practice makes perfect and NEVER give up on your dreams.
- My dance icon is: Mia Michaels/Travis Wall
- My friends would say my best quality is: I'm loyal, honest and a "Go Getter".
- My most memorable moment as a HEAT Dancer:Most memorable moment would have to be witnessing our team become the 2012 NBA "World Champions".
- Name something you would only do once in your lifetime: Marriage
- Occupation: Dancer
- People would never believe that I accomplished . . . : Becoming a Miami HEAT Dancer for 5 years in a row.LI>
- Quote to live by: "All our dreams can come true - if we have the courage to pursue them." ~ Walt Disney.
- What are your hobbies?: Shopping, creating new looks, and applying make-up.
- What book are you reading now?: 50 Shades Darker
- What is your background/nationality?: Dominican/Puerto Rican
- What is your biggest pet peeve?: When someone licks their fingers while eating.
- What is your dream vacation?: The Island of Bora Bora.
- What is your favorite food?: Chinese
- What is your favorite holiday?: Christmas
- What is your favorite movie?: Bridesmaids and Crazy.Stupid.Love.
- What is your favorite song?: "Chapter V" - Trey Songz - (Entire Album) - Neyo "Lazy Love".
- What is your favorite type of music?: Hip Hop and R&B.
- What place would you like to visit?: Paris, France
- What's your guilty pleasure?: Homemade tacos.
- Who is your hero?: My mom
- One thing I can't live without: My family.
- Why did you choose to be a Miami HEAT Dancer?: They're a well-organized dance team and the hottest in the NBA.
- Professional Dance Experience: Professionally trained in Lyrical, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Contemporary for 12 years.
- Years on the Squad?: 5th Year