First name: Kelsey
Hometown: Pompton Plains, N.J.
High school: Pequannock Township High School
University: Louisiana State University
Degree: Business Management
Career goal: I want to excel in my current career so that I can one day own the dance studio of my dreams.
Song: “Super Bass” by Nicki Minaj
Book: "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Food: My mother’s lasagna! I love Italian food.
Movie: "The Blind Side"
TV show: "So You Think You Can Dance"
Pastime: Working out and dancing! I love living an active and healthy lifestyle.
Lifetime goal: I want to be able to look back and know that I did everything in my power to achieve goals and reach my dreams.
Best habit: I am extremely positive and see the good in every situation.
Worst habit: I am impatient.
Best experience of being a New Orleans Saintsation so far: Being on the team during Super Bowl XVLII in New Orleans was an awesome experience! It was neat to go on the different appearances for one of the biggest events in America, and to be in the hyped environment.
Best thing about being a Saintsation: I truly cannot choose one thing! I love everything about it; dancing on the field, spending time with my amazing teammates, being a role model for young children. I love it all.
Advice for younger girls: Dream big and never give up! There will always be people that doubt your potential, and it is your job to prove them wrong. If you work hard and stay committed, you will excel.
Trait you admire most in other people: Dedication! I love seeing people dedicate their efforts to a particular goal.
What is your most outstanding attribute: I am extremely determined. No matter what I am doing, I put all my effort into it. When I have a goal in mind, I fully commit to it and I don’t give up until I’ve accomplished it.
Other than your family, who is a positive role model in your life: My dance teacher, Tammy; she has helped me become not only the dancer I am today, but the person I am. She has taught me the value of hard work, dedication and the true meaning of the term “full out.” Tammy saw the potential in me, always pushed me to be better and always encouraged me to follow my dreams. I can’t thank her enough!
If you had the opportunity to travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why: I have always wanted to go to Africa. I think it would be amazing to help out the underprivileged kids in different communities.