Wizard Girls Bio: GeNienne


Name Genienne
Years as Wizard Girl 2
Hometown Richmond, VA
Occupation Business Owner & Television Host

Hey Wizards Fans! GeNienne… with a “G”… here saying “GO WIZARDS!” I’m a 2-year veteran and Captain of the Wizard Girls and a 10-year veteran of professional cheerleading.  I’m thrilled to be a part of such a great organization cheering on the Nation’s Capital NBA team.  I look forward to seeing you at the Verizon Center!

What college or university did you attend? University of Richmond & George Washington University

When you are not at work, in class or dancing with the Wizards, what is your favorite thing to do?  Spending time with my family… especially my nieces, Bayleigh, Leiah, Kinnady, and my nephew Devin.

Favorite thing about being a Wizard Girl?  Being a positive role model for our community by participating in community service events, promotions, and fundraisers.

What was your most interesting job?  Being the host for Operation Rising Star… a military “American Idol.”  I meet warm and talented soldiers and family members from all over the world… Afghanistan, Iraq, Germany, Korea, Japan, Honduras, Belgium, and of course, the United States.

Something most people don’t know about you?  I’m a workaholic and I need more fun time!! Wizard Fans…. Here I come!

Favorite thing about DC?  The diversity in all things… people, restaurants, sporting events, museums, music, etc.

3 words that describe you best:  easy-going, caring, and self-reliant

What’s one thing you can’t live without?  My family

What animated character are you most like?  Daphne from Scooby-Doo… because she is fashionable, athletic, confident and smart.  She’s always up for a mystery or problem to solve to help her friends.

TV Show:  24
Movie:  Grease
Book:  The Giving Tree
DC Restaurant:  Bobby Van’s Steakhouse
Song:  “6 Minutes” by Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh
Quote/Saying:  “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

Who do you admire most and why?  Definitely my parents.  For raising my sisters and I to take care of ourselves, one another, and others, for instilling strong work and moral ethics, and being the best friends any daughters could ever ask for.