Occupation: Professional Dancer for the Cleveland Cavaliers
Hometown: North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
College: Slippery Rock University
Tenure as a Cavalier Girl: 1st year (Rookie)
Cavaliers’ Legend: Brad Daugherty
Style of Dance: Contemporary Hip Hop
Quote: “The moment you start doubting the things you used to be so sure of is the moment you start to grow.”
Cleveland Restaurant: Melt Bar and Grilled
Article of Clothing: Adidas Joggers
Phone App: Pinterest
Book: Milk and Honey
Movie: Harry Potter - ALL of them
Movie Character: Ari Gold
TV Show: Entourage
Charity: Reflections of Grace Foundation
What is your junk food weakness? Twix bars
Who is your “celebrity crush?” Bradley Cooper
What is your dream date? Cliff jumping
What is your dream job? Working for NASA and saving our world.
What is your biggest fear? None!
Do you have any pets? No - I want a puppy.
Who is the most inspirational person in your life? Teena Custer - College Professor
What is your dream vacation destination? A cruise around the Mediterranean.
If you had to pick two famous people to be your parents who would you choose? Sandra Bullock and Adam Sandler
List 5 words that describe you: Unconventional, Attentive, Driven, Empathetic, Dependable
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What is one thing most people would be surprised to know about you? I’m a huge Punk Rock music fan.
Do you have any nicknames? eeemisss (pronounced e-miss)
What is your biggest accomplishment? My biggest accomplishment so far has been graduating college with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Communications. After that, I picked up and moved to Cleveland, found a job, an apartment, and bought a new car entirely by myself.
What is a failure you learned from? Let go and forgive. Holding on to past mistakes and dwelling on them does nothing for me, so learning to move on and constantly remind myself that I am growing is vital to my learning process.
What famous person (dead or alive) would you like to have dinner with? Why? Neil Degrasse Tyson. He is highly intelligent and I would love to pick his brain on his thoughts and theories pertaining to human life.
What is your guilty pleasure? Sleeping in
What would be your super power? Superhuman endurance
What celebrity would play you in a movie about yourself? Reese Whitherspoon
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I am most proud of: my abilities to adapt to sudden life changes.
I’ve always wanted to: go see the Great Sphinx in Egypt.
What is your dance background and experience? I’ve danced for 19 years. I grew up dancing at Ken & Jean Dance Studio training in tap, ballet, and jazz. After high school, I went on to pursue a minor in dance at Slippery Rock University. Throughout and after college, I trained at Millennium Dance Complex Pittsburgh and began focusing my training in Contemporary with a hip hop fusion style.
Why did you decide to audition for Cavalier Girls? They had a workshop where I worked (Millennium Dance Complex Pittsburgh) so I decided to try something new and challenge myself.
What do you like most about being a part of Cavalier Girls? We are professional dancers that get to perform for one of the most successful organizations in the NBA.
Most memorable Cavalier Girl moment so far? Seeing all the fans and performing for the first time at the Wine & Gold scrimmage.
If you can say anything to Cavalier fans, what would you say? I’m honored to represent and perform for the most loyal fan base in all of sports. I’m all in!