I still remember watching the 1996 Summer Olympics and wanting to be just like Team USA gymnast, Dominique Dawes. My gymnastics career didn't last long, but I did pursue volleyball, and even earned a full-ride to play at the Division I level, at Appalachian State in North Carolina.

I knew my playing days would eventually come to an end, but didn't want to stop being around sports. So, I decided to pursue a broadcast journalism master's degree from Syracuse University.

So far, during my five-year sports reporting career, I've been lucky enough to cover some big events -- from Tiger Woods' 2019 win at the Masters Tournament to the Kansas City Chiefs clinching the AFC Championship in back-to-back seasons.

I love getting to talk to, and share the stories of the athletes I meet each day. I would describe myself as competitive and resilient. I'm always looking for ways to improve my craft.

I'm currently sports reporter at WDAF in Kansas City, MO. Before KC, I worked as a sports anchor/reporter at WRDW/WAGT in Augusta, GA for over two years. My first job in the business, was as a weekend sports anchor/reporter in Greenville, MS.

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