Wizard Girls Bio: Erica

ERICA

Name Erica
Years as Wizard Girl 3 years
Hometown Aloha, OR
Occupation Public Health Analyst

Hello Wizard fans! I’m grateful to be a Wizard Girl for a third season. It’s been a wonderful experience so far, and I think this will be the best year yet!! I’m excited to entertain the fans while on the court and sidelines, and I’m looking forward to meeting those of you whom I haven’t met. Aside from my love of dance, I’m a sports fan at heart and can’t wait to watch the Wizards in the playoffs this year! Come join us at the Verizon Center! Go Wizards!!

What college or university did you attend?  For Undergrad- University of Southern California (Fight on Trojans!!) For Graduate School- University of Illinois at Chicago

When you are not at work, in class or dancing with the Wizards, what is your favorite thing to do?  Watch movies or go out to eat!

Favorite thing about being a Wizard Girl? Performing while so close to the action! I love sports just like my Dad.

What was your most interesting job?  Working as a resident assistant in an assisted living home for the elderly.

Something most people don’t know about you? I used to play the drums

Favorite thing about DC? There’s something for everyone here! Monuments, museums, amazing culture and great food!

3 words that describe you best: compassionate, funny, perfectionist

What’s one thing you can’t live without? Starbucks!

What animated character are you most like? Jasmine from Aladdin, she was a strong independent woman, but with a kind heart

Favorites:
TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy
Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Book: Invisible Life
DC Restaurant: The Italian Kitchen
Song: Donny Hathaway - "A Song for You"

Quote/Saying: “It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.” – Colin Powell

Who do you admire most and why? My Auntie J. She’s a hardworking, kind, selfless person who has not been afraid to follow her dreams while always helping others along the way.