Dijon


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Occupation: Service Experience Representative and Drill Team choreographer

Hometown: Washington DC

College: Point Park University

Tenure as Cavalier Girl: 3rd year

Favorites

Cavaliers’ Legend: Campy Russell, Austin Carr

Style of Dance: Modern and hip hop in heels

Quote: "Art is life."

Cleveland Restaurant: XYZ Tavern

Article of Clothing: high waisted shorts

Phone App: Groupon

Book: Between Madison and Palmetto

Movie: "Their eyes were watching God"

Movie Character: Charlotte from Sex and The City

TV Show: Hit the Floor

Holiday: Christmas

Charity: Ronald McDonald House


More Questions!

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 of Beyoncé’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 European vacation.

If you had to pick two famous people to be your parents who would you chose? Gabrielle Union and Idris Alba

List 5 words that describe you: Radiant, creative, bold, spiritual, and enthusiastic

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Loving Dijon? Here's Even More About Her

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 and Honey D

What is your biggest accomplishment? Obtaining my Bachelors of Arts and making it back for my third season as a Cavalier Girl.

What is a failure you learned from? Purchasing a bad car.

What Famous person (dead or alive) you would want to have dinner with? why? Dorothy Dandridge, so I can ask her what it was like playing Carmen Jones.

What is your guilty pleasure? Sitting on the couch and binge-watching TV series.

What would be your super power? Crazy flexibility like Elastic Girl.

What celebrity would play you in a movie about yourself? Gabrielle Union

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I am most proud of: where my life has taken me so far!

I've always wanted to: go parasailing.

What is your dance 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. I went on to pursue my Bachelor of Arts in Dance with a concentration in modern dance from Point Park University.

Why did you decide to audition for Cavalier Girls? I've always wanted to be an NBA dancer. I always admired how the Cavalier Girls are such great ambassadors of the Cavs organization and how amazing they are on the court.

What do you like most about being a Cavalier Girl? Game Day during fourth quarter. It's the most exciting part of the game because the Cavs are winning and there's tons of energy in the arena. We usually go out on the court to dance a lot in the fourth quarter!

Most memorable moment as a Cavalier Girl? Being able to begin the National Anthem at a few of the games during the 2016-17 season.  

If you can say anything to Cavalier Fans, what would you say? GO CAVS!

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