Get To Know Dijon
Hometown: Washington DC
Tenure as a Cavalier Girl: 2nd Year
Favorites:Former Cavaliers Legends: Campy Russell, Austin Carr
Quote: "Art Is Life"
Movie: Their Eyes Were Watching God
Cleveland Area Restaurant: XYZ Tavern
Article of Clothing: High waist shorts
Phone App: Groupon
Movie Character: Charlotte from "Sex And The City"
TV Show: Hit the Floor
Charity: Ronald McDonald House
What is your junk food weakness? Chocolate frosted donuts
Who is your celebrity crush? Chris Brown
What is your dream date? Dinner on a yacht in Martha's Vineyard.
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB? To be one Beyonce's backup dancers.
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST FEAR? Falling on the court during ball toss.
DO YOU HAVE ANY PETS? No.
WHO IS THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON IN YOUR LIFE? My Mommy
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM VACATION DESTINATION? A 2 week Euro trip.
IF YOU HAD TO PICK TWO FAMOUS PEOPLE TO BE YOUR PARENTS WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE? Gabrielle Union and Idris Alba
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WHAT IS ONE THING MOST PEOPLE WOULD BE SURPRISED TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? I really enjoy serving at the soup kitchen on Saturday mornings.
DO YOU HAVE ANY NICKNAMES? Pumpkin, Honey D
BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENT? Finishing my degree, and making it back for my second season as a Cavalier Girl.
A FAILURE YOU LEARNED FROM: Buying a bad car.
WHAT FAMOUS PERSON (DEAD OR ALIVE) WOULD YOU LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH? Dorothy Dandridge. Why? To ask what it was like playing Carmen Jones.
What is your guilty pleasure? Sitting on the couch and binge watching a TV series.
What would be your super power? Crazy flexibility like Elasta Girl.
What celebrity would play you in a movie about yourself: Gabrielle Union (again lol)
I am most proud of: Where my life has taken me so far!
What is your dancing background and experience? I started dancing at 12 with my church dance ministry. Upon my pastor's wife's urging my mom put me in ballet classes and I then went on to train in other styles. I auditioned for Duke Ellington School of the Arts (Washington, DC) where I furthered my training. After graduation I went on to pursue my B. A. In Dance with a concentration in modern dance from Point Park University.
Why did you decide to audition for the Cavalier Girls? I've always wanted to be an NBA dancer. However, I've always admired how the Cavalier Girls are such great ambassadors of the Cavs organization, and how amazing they are on the court.
If you can say anything to Cavalier fans, what would you say? "GO CAVS!!!"
What advice would you give someone who dreams of becoming a Cavalier Girl? Work hard when it comes to technique and dance abilities but stay humble. Keep calm and love the CAVS!!!
What do you like most about being a part of the Cavalier Girls? Game Day during fourth quarter. It's the most exciting part of the game because the Cavs are winning and there's excitement in the arena. We usually go out on the court to dance a lot in the fourth Quarter!
Most memorable Cavalier Girl moment so far? At the watch party in the finals when the Cavs won The championship! It was so crazy in The Q. It was an amazing feeling though.
Hardest part about being a Cavalier Girl? You're always on!!! But I love every part of it :)