In 2015 we hosted a nation-wide Ambassador Model Search, looking for the new fresh faces of Just Dance Customs. With over 100 applicants, we selected 10 Finalists and 3 Winners. We are thrilled to welcome Kali, Jada and Sofee as our 2015 Model Ambassador Winners. They will join our current models in promoting our dancewear line and they bring a fun, fresh excitement to our company!
In 2016 we hosted our 2nd nation-wide Ambassador Model Search, and received an overwhelming 300 applicants! After combing through so many amazing applications, we selected 10 Finalists and 3 Winners. We are so excited to welcome Julie, Kasey and Nevaeh as our 2016 Model Ambassador Winners! They will join our current models in promoting Just Dance Customs and we are so excited to welcome them to the family!
In 2017 we hosted our 3rd Ambassador Model Search, and received an unbelievable 400 applications! With so many amazing choices, we selected 13 Finalists and 5 Winners. We are thrilled to welcome Jocelyn, Karina, Mackenzie, Reagan and Ying Lei as our 2017 Model Ambassador Winners! They will join our wonderful JDC Family in promoting our dancewear line!
With so many amazing applications each year, we also extend invitations to a select few non-ambassador models to participate in our photo shoots. You can read about all of our Models and Ambassador Models below:
Victoria has been dancing all of her life! She is trained in all styles and has won numerous awards for her solos and group numbers throughout the years. She currently dances at Lifesong Studio in Grapevine, Texas. She has been modeling for Just Dance Customs since the beginning of the company and wears their dancewear to class on a regular basis! Victoria loves dancing, hanging out with her friends, going to church and doing normal teenage stuff! She is an excellent student in school and does an amazing job balancing both school and competitive dance. She is Just Dance Customs' #1 fan!
Mackenzie began dancing when she was 4 years old at Stacey's Dance studio in Kingwood, Texas. She started dancing competitively when she was 6 years old. She is trained in all styles of dance, but her overall favorite is jazz , where she can show her passion and personality doing what she loves. Mackenzie has won numerous miss photogenic awards for Miss Dance Drill Team Texas and won the overall Miss Photogenic regional winner for MDDT as well as placed in the top 3 spot for Miss Photogenic Nextstar.
She has won numerous convention scholarships in 2015- ASH regional apprentice winner, Tremaine regional scholarship winner, 24seven Dance, and NYCDA.
She is currently an ambassador for the Miss Houston Organization and represents Miss Junior Harris County. She also has modeled for Sugar and Bruno for the past 2 seasons.
Mackenzie does a great job balancing all her interests with school. When she isn't at the studio training she loves to be with family and friends!!! If she has her music, friends, family and being around water.... she's smiling always. She is excited to model for Just Dance Customs for the 2nd year in a row!
Aria is a 10 year-old dancer from Texas. Starting at the age of 4, she developed a passion for all aspects of performance – the dance, the costumes, the music, the sets, and the energy of the audience. Though trained in
various forms of dance, her favorite style is jazz because of its high energy and bold
personality. Over the past few years, Aria and her competitive dance team have won
numerous awards and titles. An equally devoted student, Aria’s favorite subjects are writing and science, and she is currently writing her own original book. Aria also enjoys playing piano, reading, exploring nature, and hanging out with family and friends. Her love of dance and fashion make her delighted to be a model for Just Dance Customs!
Ying Lei or as her friends call her “Lei Lei” is 11 years old and from Cincinnati, Ohio. She has been dancing since the age of 3 and on a competition team since the age of 4 at Just Off Broadway Dance Studio. She trains in all genres of dance including ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, musical theater, hip hop and acrobatics. She has won many regional and national competitions and titles. She most recently passed on her crown of Junior Miss Dance of America 2017. In addition to training at her studio, Lei Lei loves to travel and attend conventions and master classes. She has won many convention scholarships which include NUVO Breakout Artist, JUMP VIP, 24Seven Non-Stop Dancer, NYCDA Outstanding Dancer, & Velocity MVA. She has also been named Top 10 Mini Best Dancer & Top 20 Mini Best Dancer at The Dance Awards in 2015 & 2016. In 2016, she was awarded the Titans Force Award which allows her to travel with the Titans of Dance Tour and assist the faculty this upcoming season. She feels that dance is always evolving and that each person has something special to offer and to learn from. She also enjoys meeting new dance friends from across the country through her travel experiences.
Lei Lei is honored to have been named as an Ambassador for Just Dance Customs this year. She truly loves to be unique and stand out through her dancing and her dancewear. Since Just Dance Customs is custom made, the styles & choices are endless and guaranteed to make a statement. She is so excited and grateful for this upcoming year with her Just Dance Customs Family.
Kali Smith began dancing at 18 months old at her mother's studio, Chrissy's Dance Academy. She began dancing competitively at the age of 8 and it quickly became her passion.
Kali currently holds the following titles:Miss KAR San Antonio 2013, Miss Starpower Austin 2014, Rainbow Dancer of the Year Austin Regional Winner 2014 and 2015, Miss Act 1 Austin 2016, National Title: Junior Miss Starbound 2014, and Miss Star of Hope 2015.
She also enjoys modeling and has been hired to appear for 4 years in Curtain Call Costume Catalog. She has been modeling for Just Dance Customs for 2 years. She is also the current National Photogenic Winner for Encore Performing Arts Competition and the Fresh Face of Starbound for San Antonio Nationals! You can find Kali on the Tremaine Performance Company touring with Tremaine Dance Conventions assisting classes and growing as a dancer!
Kali has had the pleasure of working with Tokyo and perform in his Move The World Charity Showcase. She was also a finalist in the Atlanta Audition for Season 4 of Dance Moms and has taken class from the ALDC in Pittsburgh, PA. Kali's favorite place is Los Angeles and she travels there to take class a few times a year! Her true passion in dance is attending conventions, master classes and taking class from new choreographers and teachers. Dance and modeling have given her the opportunity to travel the country!
Julie is 11 years old and she dances at Creative Arts Academy in Bountiful, Utah. Julie loves making new friends and has a very outgoing personality. Her favorite styles of dance are contemporary and hip hop. When Julie isn’t
dancing, she loves swimming, wakeboarding, tumbling and playing with friends. She has two brothers and one sister and likes to go on vacation her family. Julie loves dance conventions and competing alongside all her friends. She is so excited to be a model ambassador for Just Dance Customs!
Samara started dance at age 3. Now 8, she enjoys competitive dance and performance, especially jazz, tap, and hip-hop. Working hard with her team in the studio, giving the audience a high-energy, memorable performance, and wearing amazing costumes are a few of her favorite aspects of dance. Besides dance, Samara’s other life passions include her dog Chloe, books, swimming, playing piano, and learning new things. Samara loves dancing in her beautiful Just Dance Customs dancewear and is thrilled to model with her sister Aria!
Jocelyn has over 13 years dance experience in multiple styles of dance and has trained with famed choreographers Brian Friedman, Alex Wong, Chris Judd, Laura Edwards, The Philly Phresh Hip-Hop Crew, and many more. Jocelyn trains daily at several well-known facilities up and down the East Coast: Broadway Dance Center, Koresh Dance and her home studio, Encore Dance Academy. She has been a Philadelphia 76ers Junior Dancer, an NBA Junior Reporter for the Philadelphia 76ers and starred in several movies. Jocelyn’s dance skills have also been featured in multiple music
videos: Mikey P’s “Bop It”, “Florida” by The Range, Jason Jett’s “Broken Black Faces” and “Do It Like You” by Paytra Gressler. The past few years she has performed several routines in the televised ABC Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Wawa Welcome to America Festival. As well as, gracing the stage in the opening number for the Kids Bop Tour.When not dancing Jocelyn runs two non profit organizations; “Joci’s Journey”, bringing her love
of dance and teaching those less fortunate, and “It Begins With a Smile”, a collection of dancewear and costumes to very deserving children. She is also an official Ambassador of Dance, a Model and Ambassador for Artkeh, an
Ambassador for Just Dance Customs, and holds many Regional and National Titles.
Jada is a Junior at Booker T Washington High School for the performing and Visual Arts. She has danced at Prodigy Dance and Performing Arts Centre since age 10. Not only strong in the arts, she is a Presidential Academic Scholar for grades 6 through 8. Her extra curricular activities include National Junior Honor Society and National Charity League. She has won many titles and overall awards at regional and national dance events including; Miss Starpower and 1st overall 2014, Miss Showbiz 2015, First Place Teen Solo Jump Dallas 2015, Break the Floor Teen Winner Nuvo/Jump/24Seven 2015, and Teen Miss Dance America 2015. She is excited to have modeled for Just Dance Customs for 2 years.
Sofee is 14 years old from Knoxville, TN. She has loved every moment of being an ambassador for Just Dance Customs and had an amazing time getting to model their new line of dance wear! She feels so lucky to be able to be a part of this company! Sofee has been dancing for seven years and has trained in all styles from Ballet to Bollywood at Knox Dance Worx. Dancing has had a large impact on her life and she wouldn't want it any other way! Sofee enjoys attending dance conventions and competitions with her studio and throughout this dance season she has been awarded convention scholarships and has been accepted into the Joffery Ballet School. Sofee has the most supportive family that she loves dearly. Sofee can't wait to see what the future holds with Just Dance Customs and she looks forward to see what comes next with this amazing company! She is so thankful for this opportunity and allowing her to be a part of this wonderful company that is like a second family!
Nevaeh is a 16 year old dancer and model from Houston Texas. Nevaeh dances at DanceZone as a Protege under the direction of Sheila Milner in Houston Texas who has taught her to believe in herself and take risks. Nevaeh was just named the Tremaine Female Senior Dancer of the Year for the 2017-2018 season and has been on the Tremaine Performance Company for the past two seasons. She is passionate about constantly growing and challenging herself. Nevaeh hopes to inspire other dancers to overcome their fears and always work hard. She feels it has been such an honor to have served as an Ambassador Model for Just Dance Customs for the 2016-2017 season and as a model!
Karina is a thirteen-year-old, dancer and model from sunny south Florida! She has been training extensively for the past five years in dance. She studies Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Improv, Acro, Rhythmic Gymnastics, and Hip Hop. She also competes on a National Champion Team at The Studio Dance in Hollywood, Florida. Karina is a two time National Champion dancer and holds countless first place trophies and scholarships. She has trained at the Joffrey Ballet and Jazz Summer Program in New York. Karina has had several opportunities to help her pursue her dance career. She has performed for Disney at Disney Springs in Orlando, Florida and also acted as a stand in for a rehearsal with Sharna Burgess and Antonio Brown, from Dancing with the Stars! Karina was also published as Big City Kids cover model. She loves to be in front of the camera and has so much fun modeling and dancing. Karina is so happy to represent and model for Just Dance Customs!
Berkley is 10 years old from The Edge in Amarillo, Texas. She trains in all styles of dance with ballet and lyrical being her favorite. She also trains in aerial arts, and gymnastics. With the hope of performing for Cirque one day. Berk is entering her 4th year of competition dance. She has won numerous titles, crowns and team jackets, with a few being: 2017 Nuvo breakout artist winner, Miss NexStar, Celebration Dancer of the Year Finalist, and TOP Entertainer of the year. 2017 Scholarships include Monsters of Hip Hop, Camp Pulse, Nuvo, and Industry Xperience. Berkley is a National Improv Champion, and a 2 time National Petite Winner. Berkley also has numerous photogentic awards. Berkley broke into the acting and modeling world this year with commercials, billboards and magazines.
Berkley loves the stage, the camera, and performing. Berkley lives life BIG and has a very outgoing personality. Berk loves the style and uniqueness of Just Dance Customs and is so excited to model these amazing outfits.
Chloe is a competitive dancer from Texas and has been dancing since she was 2! She started competing at age 7, which is the age she truly found a passion for dance. She is trained in all styles of dance and has won numerous awards throughout her dance career. She continues to train by attending dance conventions throughout the year. Chloe's favorite styles of dance are jazz, ballet & Contemporary. She loves to dance because it is a way to express herself without having to use words. Chloe enjoys modeling and has modeled for Just Dance Customs for 3 years now. She loves all the dancewear from Just Dance Customs because they are so comfortable and super cute!
Avery is 10 years old has been dancing for four years. She dances at Prodigy Dance and Performing Arts Centre and has been on the performing company the past four years. Avery was named one of the Top 20 Mini Female Best Dancers for the Dance Awards in 2017 and also was named to the Top 10 for mini solos at The Dance Awards in Orlando. She also earned first place classical in pre-competitive and also earned Top 12 in contemporary for YAGP Dallas in 2017. Avery is also a Breakout Artist winner for Nuvo Dance Convention, a VIP winner for Jump, a Nonstop Dancer for 24/7 and is also a ASH apprentice winner. Avery has won the overall solo titles for Showbiz, Starpower, Revolution, KAR, Odyssey and Showstoppers. She is very thankful for her teachers and dance family and Prodigy! Avery enjoys dancing all styles of dance and is in the studio training whenever she can. Besides her passion for dancing, she also enjoys drawing, spending time with her friends and family and loves to shop! She is most happiest when she is helping others and getting to spend time with her best friends from Prodigy! This is her second year to model and she could not be more thrilled that it is with Just Dance Customs. She is very thankful to be apart of this amazing company and family and she loves to wear their cute and fun dancewear to conventions and rehearsals!
Claire is a 13 year old competitive dancer from Mansfield, Texas. She has been dancing since the age of 2, and competing since she was 6. Claire’s favorite styles of dance are contemporary and ballet. She has won several regional and national awards including Dupree Dance’s 2015
National Junior Solo Champion, and currently, is the 2016 Texas State Cinderella Miss Talent titleholder. Claire loves attending conventions and training in all genres of dance! Aside from competing, she has also enjoyed
performing with the Rhythmic Souls Youth Tap Company. After dance, Claire’s second love is school! She is a Duke University TIP scholar, choir member, and middle school cheerleader. Her favorite subject is Science,
and one day, she hopes to combine her two passions of dance & school to become a Meteorologist, and a Rockette or a Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader!
In her spare time, Claire enjoys modeling, swimming, and spending time with her friends! Claire loves wearing Just Dance Customs because the styles and fabrics are so fun and can be created in limitless combinations!
Kasey Douglas is a 16 year old dancer and model. She has been dancing for 14 years and trains in the styles of : jazz, contemporary, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, tap and acro. Kasey's favorite dance style is lyrical because she feels as though she is able to tell a story by dancing to the lyrics of the song. Kasey enjoys fashion modeling and modeling for Dancewear brands. In her spare time she enjoys to plan collaborative photoshoots with fellow models, and spending time with her friends and younger sister. She has loved working with Just Dance Customs for the past two years!