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2008.09 Chicago Luvabulls

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Meet Luvabull Erika

I was born in Glendale Heights, IL. I'm 28 and work as a Sales & Marketing Coordinator for a senior retirement community. I went to college at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and somtimes go by the nickname "E."

Dance Experience

I've been dancing since the age of 6 and have had studio training in tap, jazz, ballet and pointe. During those years, I danced competitively and went to National competitions. I also danced for my high school pom squad for three years, my last year being captain.

At the University of Illinois, I was a member of the Illinettes Dance team for two years, cheering for the Fighting Illini football and basketball teams. In 2001, I had the privilege of performing in the Superdome in New Orleans when Illinois went to the Sugar Bowl.

For the past 4 years, during the off-season, I have danced in a production called Endure, choreographed by the Chicago Luvabulls choreographer.

Lifetime Goal

Continue to live life to the fullest, stay healthy and fit, be happy and successful in my career, and someday raise a family.

Three words that describe me are

Friendly, compassionate, determined

Quote to live by

"Your attitude, not your aptitude will determine your altitude."

Pet Peeve

Drivers who don't signal and people who don't recycle

My claim to fame is...

Being a Luvabull!

Most people don't know this about me...

I love eating candy sprinkles by itself, not just on a cake.

Years on the squad

Five, going on six

Favorite holiday

Thanksgiving

Favorite movie

Pretty Woman, Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Best Quality

My smile

Book I'm reading now

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose—Eckhart Tolle

Favorite type of music

R&B and Hip-Hop

How do friends see you? (three words)

Energetic, considerate, personable

My proudest accomplishment to date is

Skydiving

What is the best gift you have ever received?

Two small pillows my grandma made for me when I was born

Ideal job

Performing on Broadway

Advice to young dancers

Be passionate, stay humble, and work hard.

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