Jessica Jaunich
Jessica  Jaunich


High School:
Cretin Derham-Hall

1st Year

Year In School: Sophomore

Year on the Team: 2nd

Major: Strategic Communication

High School: Cretin-Derham Hall

Previous Studio: Larkin Dance Studio

Favorite Style of Dance: Pom

Favorite Place on Campus: Purple Onion and TCF Bank Stadium

Favorite Sport to Watch/Cheer For: Football and Basketball

What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota? The amazing talented dancers and the overall great spirit squad program

When/Where did you first start dancing? I started dancing at Stage Door of Performing Arts and moved to Larkin Dance Studio at age 8

What's something most people don't know about you? I am a music artist and I enjoy performing as a singer and dancer

What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of? Playing the role of "Mimi" in the Children's Theater production of "Rent"

What do you like to do when you aren't dancing? I love to hang out with friends, get to know new people and sing.

What is your favorite memory on this team? Coming off the nationals floor

Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to dance in college? Believe in yourself and never lose your passion for dance.


Goldy Gopher: Heart of Gold

Goldy Gopher: Heart of Gold

4/19/2018 - Spirit Squad

Goldy Gopher is one of the most recognizable icons in the state of Minnesota, but what makes him such a special "face" of the University of Minnesota?

Goldy Gopher Wins National Championship

Goldy Gopher Wins National Championship

1/16/2018 - Spirit Squad

Minnesota spirit squads once again turned in elite performances at the recent 2018 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading And Dance Team National Championship in Orlando, Fla.

Ski-U-Mah Weekly: Goldy Edition

Ski-U-Mah Weekly: Goldy Edition

1/22/2018 - Spirit Squad

Goldy Gopher and mascot coach Jacob Schauf are this week's guests on Ski-U-Mah Weekly.

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