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Born: July 16, 1990

Birthplace: Warren, Michigan

Height: 5'5"

Level: Senior

Hometown: Detroit, Michigan

College: Wayne State University

Training Town: Artesia, Calif.

Coaches: Peter Oppegard, Karen Kwan-Oppegard

Former Coaches:
Lindsay O’Donoghue, Maria Moscato

Choreographers: Karen Kwan-Oppegard (short program and free skate),
Peter Oppegard (free)

Former Choreographer: Jodie Tasich

 

FAVORITES

Spin: Death drop

Jump: Triple Lutz

Female Skaters: Michelle Kwan, Alissa Czisny

Male Skaters: Alexei Yagudin, Dick Button, Matt Savoie

Pairs Skaters: Shen/Zhao

Ice Dancers: Davis/White, Shibutani/Shibutani

Actress: Zooey Deschanel

Actor: Matt Damon

Movie: The Bourne Ultimatum

Shows: New Girl, Modern Family,
House Hunters International

Book: Angels & Demons

Magazine: GQ

Musician: Britney Spears

CD: "Blackout" by Britney Spears

Color: Blue

Animals: Dog

Food: Cookie dough

Drink: Water

Cities: Paris, Rome

Quote: "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined."
- Henry David Thoreau
 

 

Fun Facts

I have a rescue puppy and named him Kingston after competing there for 2010 Skate Canada.

I'm a history major at Wayne State University.

I've taken 4 years of French.

I learned to skate by watching skating videos in slow motion.

I'm kind of obsessed with Michelle Kwan.

My sister and I got matching tattoos that say "Together Forever" in Sanskrit.

I have an annual pass at Disneyland and go all the time.

I've worn glasses or contacts since the fourth grade.

I can do up to a double sal in the other direction.

Christina Gao and I have matching best friend cups from IKEA.