Shayna Christon
Shayna Christon

High School:
White Bear Lake High School

1st Year

Year on Team: 1st year

Major: Business Management

High School: Whitebear Lake High School

Previous Dance Team: Whitebear Dance Team

Previous Studio: Larkin Dance Studio

Favorite style of dance: Jazz

Favorite place on campus: TCF Bank Stadium

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Football

What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota? I wanted to improve my dancing skills, but also be a part of something greater than me.

When/Where did you first start dancing? I started dancing when I was 3 years old.

What's something that most people don't know about you? I have 4 adopted siblings and 1 biological brother.

What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of? I was the captain of the Whitebear Lake Dance Team.

What do you like to do when you aren't dancing? I like reading, and hanging out with my friends.

What are you looking forward to on this team: I can't wait to be a part of such a connected team.

Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college? Keep striving for success.


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