Cheerleaders

Raquel

Tenure: Rookie

Spalon Montage Location and Stylist: Woodbury - B

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Occupation: Flight attendant

Education: University of Southern California, CA

Favorites:

Alumni Vikings Player: Ed White

Current Vikings Player: Adrian Peterson

Phone App: Yelp- It’s perfect for finding the best places in new cities!

Junk food: Ice cream

Song that gets me dancing: “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” by Luke Bryan

Movie: Finding Nemo

TV Show: The Office

Book: Anything and everything by Nicholas Sparks- I can’t pick just one!

Twin Cities restaurant: Moscow on the Hill and The Muddy Pig

Place I’ve traveled: I recently backpacked through Patagonia on the “W trek,” located in the Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile. It is the most majestic place I’ve ever seen

Concert: Taylor Swift

Holiday: Valentine’s Day, which happens to also be my birthday!

Charity: The Humane Society of the United States

MVC Costume: Baby Helga

My First Job: Attractions Associate at Legoland California Resort

Three words to describe me: Compassionate, Genuine, Spontaneous

My biggest fear: Spiders

My hobbies: Gymnastics, diving and whale watching

My dream job: To operate a non-profit animal rescue and sanctuary.

My best beauty secret is: To moisturize every morning and night.

Fans would be surprised to know: I have played the piano since age 7.

On the top of my bucket list is: To scuba dive in the Great Barrier Reef.

Words I live by: Today is a good day for a good day.

My greatest achievement: Being the first person in my family to receive a bachelor’s degree.

My hero: My mom