Tia

Hometown: Garland

School: Texas A&M Commerce

Favorite book: Not A Fan by Kyle Idleman

Favorite junk food: Doritos

Favorite FC Dallas player: Brek Shea

Biggest pet peeve: smacking lips

iPhone or Blackberry? iPhone

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? physical therapist

Who was your favorite cartoon character when you were growing up? Taz

What advice would you give young kids about becoming a dancer? Stay disciplined in the studio as well as outside of it, because dance is a way of life - not just a hobby.

Three words that describe yourself? Tenacious, fun-loving, teacher