Cheerleaders

Taylor G

Years on the team: 4 Year Veteran

Spalon Montage Location and Stylist: Woodbury - Lexi

Hometown: Lakeville, MN

Profession: Client Services, Marketing

Favorite

Vikings Player:

1.    Current: Adam Thielen

2.    Alumni: Carl Eller

Movie: Tangled

Book: The Bible

Quote: “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams, live the life you have imagined. “

Place I’ve traveled and why: My favorite place I have traveled is Alaska on behalf of the MVC. I had the opportunity to visit our troops and their families with Pro Cheerleaders from other NFL teams. It was the most rewarding experience in an absolutely beautiful place!

Charity and why: My favorite charity is the Minnesota Vikings Foundation. Every year the MVC help support this charity. The mission is to rally resources of the Vikings, corporate community, and fans to support children’s health, education, and family services throughout the Midwest. Such an awesome organization!

My dream job: My dream job is to be the owner of my own gluten-free, dairy-free café! I have a passion for nutrition and healthy living.

On the top of my bucket list is: On the top of my bucket list is to travel the world! Along with this, I would love to swim with dolphins! I have wanted to do this since I was a child. Dolphins are such amazing creatures!

My hero: My heroes are my parents. Their selfless love for each other inspires me every day!

Name an inspiring/influential woman in your life: An influential woman in my life is my mom. She is the most loving, genuine, and selfless person I know. She would truly do anything for anybody and she has raised me to love without limits.

How do you define empowered? I define empowered as self-determination, strength, courage, and the ability to make choices that are truly free.

Where do you see yourself in five years? In five years, I hope to be established within my career, happily married, and definitely have a puppy!

Where are you in your family line up? I am the youngest child. I have an older sister who is 3 years older than me. Her name is Samantha and I have always looked up to her. 

What was your favorite subject in school? In school I loved writing class! Writing is one thing I can focus on for hours.

Do you have any pets? No

What is your favorite workout tip? The world is your playground, go out and run a new path!

My best beauty secret is: My best beauty tip is to use healthy oils on your skin and hair. This gives me a glow, minimizes the signs of aging, and keeps my hair strong and healthy! Moroccan oil is the best!

Why did you decide to audition to become an MVC? Dancing has always been a passion for me growing up. I knew a couple alumni cheerleaders who influenced me to tryout. Through my time on the MVC Training Program, I fell in love with the organization. Now four years later the organization has truly changed my life.

What is your favorite memory as an MVC? I have made so many beautiful memories in my time of being an MVC. One that will forever be in my heart is my first fly over national anthem experience at TCF Bank Stadium. It was so thrilling, instantly brought tears to my eyes.

Most valued lesson learned as an MVC: As an MVC I have learned many valuable lessons. A couple will always stick with me. I have learned it is not about what you say. It’s about how you say it. Delivery, body language, and attitude are very important. Always practice grace, not perfection.

Trips taken as an MVC: 2015 Pro Tour Military Tour - Alaska, 2015 Hall of Fame Game - Canton Ohio.

Awards received as an MVC: 2014 Most Improved Dancer