FIRST NAME: Alexa
HIGH SCHOOL: Ruston High
DEGREE: Major - Marketing; Minor - Sports Studies
CAREER GOAL: Marketing Director for an NFL Organization.
SONG: “Electric Feel” by MGMT
BOOK: “The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity” by Williams Paul Young
FOOD: Cajun Seafood
MOVIE: “Boondock Saints”
TV SHOWS: “SportsCenter” and “Chelsea Lately”
LIFETIME GOAL: To always be a positive role model in every aspect of my life and to always work hard to fulfill anything I want out of life.
BEST HABIT: hard work
WORST HABIT: overanalyzing
BEST EXPERIENCE OF BEING A NEW ORLEANS SAINTSATION SO FAR: When I stepped on the field for the first time last year in the season opener against the Vikings. The fans gave me chills and it is definitely a moment I will never forget.
BEST THING ABOUT BEING A SAINTSATION: Getting the opportunity to not only represent the New Orleans Saints and the community of New Orleans, but also the opportunity to pursue my passion of dance.
ADVICE FOR YOUNGER GIRLS: Never lose sight of your dreams. If you don’t go after your dreams then someone else will.
TRAIT YOU ADMIRE MOST IN OTHER PEOPLE: Honesty
WHAT IS YOUR MOST OUTSTANDING ATTRIBUTE: Dedication
OTHER THAN YOUR FAMILY, WHO IS a POSITIVE ROLE MODEL IN YOUR LIFE: My dance teacher that I worked with for 15 years. Without her guidance and wisdom, I would not be living my dream of being a Saintsation.
IF YOU HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRAVEL ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD WHERE WOULD IT BE AND WHY:
One day I want to take the time to travel all over Europe to learn about the culture, shopping and enjoy the food!
The New Orleans Saintsations' performance prior to the New Orleans Saints vs Baltimore Ravens game. (New Orleans Saints video)
The Saintsations' first quarter performance from the New Orleans Saints' preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens.
The New Orleans Saintsations accept the #ALSIceBucketChallenge. (New Orleans Saints video)
Meet Willnelda, a member of the 2014 Saintsations.