• Birthday: March 14th
  • Nickname(s): Meech
  • Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Occupation: Kindergarten teacher and dancer.
  • Alma mater: Florida International University
  • Years: Rookie


    • Name: Michele
    • An interesting fact about you that no one knows: I have owned up to 15 reptiles at one point in time.
    • Aside from dancing, my ideal job would be: Owning my own dance studio.
    • Birthday: March 14th
    • Complete this sentence "10 years ago I was ...": Dancing with the Miami City Ballet School, obsessed with the Spice Girls, and still the same height I am now. :(
    • Do you have any nicknames?: Meech
    • During the off season I . . . : Travel, go to the beach and sleep in.
    • Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL
    • If you looked in my trunk you would find: Gym clothes, heels and classroom supplies.
    • If you were a superhero what would your super power be: Be able to read people's minds.
    • In five years I see myself . . . : As a homeowner, married and managing a dance studio.
    • My advice to young dancers: Never give up on your goals even when they seem unattainable.
    • My dance icon is: Mikhail Baryshnikov
    • My friends would say my best quality is: My laugh.
    • Name something you would only do once in your lifetime: Get married.
    • Occupation: Kindergarten teacher and dancer
    • One thing I can't live without: Leopard prints.
    • People would never believe that I accomplished . . . : Winning a food eating contest all four years of high school.
    • Quote to live by: It's not who you are that holds you back. It's who you think you're not.
    • What are your hobbies?: Shopping, reading, working out, playing with my doxies, movies and relaxing with friends and family.
    • What book are you reading now?: Love in the time of cholera.
    • What is your alma mater? (college): Florida International University
    • What is your background/nationality?: Spanish, Cuban and Costa Rican
    • What is your biggest pet peeve?: Arriving late to a movie and missing the previews.
    • What is your dream vacation?: To travel the Greek Islands.
    • What is your favorite food?: Sushi
    • What is your favorite holiday?: Christmas
    • What is your favorite movie?: Sleepless in Seatle.
    • What is your favorite song?: Jamming by Bob Marley
    • What is your favorite type of music?: Hip Hop, House, and R&B.
    • What place would you like to visit?: Tuscany, Italy
    • What's your guilty pleasure?: Thai Donuts and chocolate.
    • Who is your hero?: My parents
    • Why did you choose to be a Miami HEAT Dancer?: Because I wanted to be part of the BEST
    • Professional Dance Experience: Miami City Ballet
    • Years on the Squad?: Rookie