Jessica Colo
Jessica Colo


High School:
Millard North High School

Year on Team: 1st

Major: Nursing

High School: Millard North High School

Previous Cheer Team/All-Star Gym: Nebraska All-Star Tigers, Millard North Mustangs

Favorite Tumbling Pass: Full

Favorite Place on Campus: Dairy Queen

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Football

What made you want to cheer at the U of M? My love for the sport of cheerleading

When/where did you first start cheering? In 6th grade for the Nebraska All-Star Tigers

What's something that most people don't know about you? I've been a competitive horseback rider since I was 8 years old

What non-cheering accomplishment are you most proud of? Being a student at the U of M

What do you like to do when you're not cheering? It is rare that I get free time so it is usually spent doing homework or watching Netflix

What is your favorite memory of this team? Cheering on the field for my first gopher football game

What are you looking forward to on this team? Being national champions!

Do you have any tips for high school cheerleaders who want to continue in college? Stay fit and keep improving your tumbling skills


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