Flight Crew

Kimberly

Kimberly


What is your favorite food?

My dad’s baked cod with tomatoes in a lemon garlic sauce. He is such an amazing cook, but this tops them all!

Describe your perfect date.

The perfect date for me would be going to an Italian restaurant in Manhattan then catching a Broadway show.

What qualities do you look for in your ideal mate?

A well-rounded guy who is driven, supportive, compassionate, confident, family oriented, and has a great sense of humor.

What would be one place you would love to travel?

Italy.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

In terms of my career, I hope to be an award winning performer, as well as a successful businesswoman in the entertainment industry. In terms of my personal life, I see myself being happily married with three children.

What is your favorite movie?

Chicago.

What is your favorite book?

The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.

Name 5 people you would invite to your celebrity dinner party?

Kate Middleton, Jeremy Jordon, Giuliana Rancic, David Wright, and Chita Rivera.

Tell us one thing that would surprise people about you.

I tore my ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) and meniscus in my left knee when I was in high school. The injury was so severe that I was told I would never dance again.

One thing you would like to change about yourself.

I have always been a perfectionist. Although I am a determined person, sometimes I become my own worst critic. I wouldn’t want to change my perfectionist outlook, however, I would try to not be so hard on myself.

Describe your career aspirations.

Ever since I was a little girl, I have always dreamt of dancing on Broadway. I also want to perform as a leading actress and dancer for film and television.

Who is your role model? 

My mentor, acting coach, and theatre director Nikki Lauren.

What is your best beauty secret?

Burt’s Bees tinted lip balm. It keeps my lips moist while adding a hint of color. My favorite shades are Caramel Daisy, Honeysuckle, and Pink Blossom.

What is your favorite restaurant in NY/NJ?

Trattoria Tricolori in NYC.

What do you love most about Jets fans?

Their dedication and loyalty to the Jets. We truly have the best fans in the league whose enthusiasm throughout the season is contagious. You can’t help but to join in when you hear the “J-E-T-S” chant!

What has been your favorite experience so far as a member of the Flight Crew?

When I heard my number called at the final round of auditions. It was one of those surreal moments when I realized my dream of becoming a professional cheerleader had finally come true. This past year has been a blessing in my life and I know it is only the beginning of this incredible journey!

What is one interesting fact about yourself that few people know?

I was Miss Staten Island 2009, Miss Richmond County 2010, and Miss Liberty 2011 for the Miss America Organization.

What was your most unusual job?

I was a dancing spider for a Halloween show at the local zoo.

What songs are on your iPod right now?

What’s not on my iPod! I have a plethora of music including pop, country, R&B, oldies, rock, and Broadway show tunes.

What is your philosophy on life?

“In life, we all go through challenging adversities. But it’s the ones who are determined enough to overcome them that will ultimately succeed.”

Describe your greatest accomplishment?

My greatest accomplishments are being selected as an Ambassador for the American Cancer Society’s Celebration on the Hill where I lobbied Congress for increased funding for cancer research programs, earning my Girl Scout Gold Award, becoming a local titleholder for the Miss America Organization, and becoming a New York Jets Flight Crew Cheerleader. I am so proud of the accomplishments I have achieved in my life; these experiences have made me the woman I am today and I am so grateful to have had these opportunities.

What are your hobbies?

Dancing, acting, exercising, boating, volunteering, and going to the theatre.

What are three words that best describe your personality?

Tenacious, personable, and ambitious.

What is one goal you want to accomplish in your lifetime?

Win a Tony Award.

What is the best concert you've ever been to?

Bon Jovi Have a Nice Day Tour.

What is your favorite holiday and why?

Christmas! I love spending the holiday season with my family. It is such a magical time of the year where you can truly appreciate all the blessings you have received in the past year.

What actress would play me in a movie?

Jenna Dewan-Tatum.

Where is your favorite place to shop?

Department stores such as Macy’s and Nordstrom, Express, MAC Cosmetics, and Marc Fisher shoes.

If you could live in one city for the rest of your life, where would you live?

New York City.

What do you like to do on the weekends?

I enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends, going to the movies, trying new restaurants, and going to the beach.

What do you love most about Jets Football?

Being a part of it! As a die-heart Jets fan, I am so honored to be standing on the sidelines cheering on my favorite team in the NFL!