Photo Credit: Bruce Chandler

Mavs Fanatic Feature of the Week—Being an MFFL is something to be proud of. It’s a community of hardcore Mavericks fans dedicated to one thing and one thing only: supporting the Dallas Mavericks. MFFL’s are a tight-knit group that have long been recognized as one of the best fan bases in the NBA. Each week we’ll feature key individuals that help drive the MFFL community, including fans, writers, Mavericks’ staff and dancers brought to you by staff writer Michael Lark.


Hometown: Hartsville, South Carolina

Birthday: September 5.

Occupation/Area of Study: Nanny.

Tenure: Rookie!


Mavs player: Chandler Parsons

Movie: The Titanic

Music: Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, and Britney Spears!

Food: Breakfast.

Dance icon: Sonya Tayeh.

Holiday: Christmas.

Quote: For I know the plans I have for you, “declares the LORD, “plans to prosper and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11

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Fun Facts

Three words to describe me: Dedicated, Passionate, and Optimistic.

What was your favorite TV show growing up? The Brady Brunch.

What is your guilty pleasure? Chips and Queso!!!

What is your favorite dance style? Jazz or Hip Hop.

If you looked in my trunk you would find: Nothing, but a stack of Mavs Dancers posters!

Name something you would only do once in your lifetime: Hopefully win the lottery.

What three items would you take with you on a deserted island? Water, a yacht, and my best friend!

What are three items you can’t leave home without? My cell phone, my keys, and my wallet.

Who is the biggest influence in your life? My mom- she inspires and motivates me to always work hard and chase after my dreams. Without her constant encouragement and love, I wouldn’t be the strong person I am today.


Photo Credit: Bruce Chandler

When you turn on your computer, what’s the first website you visit? Facebook.

What is something that most people wouldn’t know about you? My dad is a NCAA basketball head coach and my mom is a dance studio owner and director. I grew up with the love for dance and basketball!

What is your most memorable moment as a Mavs Dancer?  The night the team was announced was definitely a highlight for me. Also, taking the court for the first time at the American Airlines Center was such an incredible and unforgettable moment for me as a Mavs Dancer!

During the offseason I… dance, dance, and dance some more!

My advice to young dancers: Never give up on your dreams! Be confident, dedicated, and work hard. If you believe in yourself, then others will too! 🙂
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