Valerie began dancing at the age of 3, training in jazz, ballet, hip-hop, tap, lyrical, and contemporary. She has won numerous awards at dance competitions including KAR Miss Teen Dance, Top Elite Solo, convention scholarships, and other top awards. She was also signed with a LA dance, acting, and modeling agent at the age of 10 and signed with the Kidz Bop Kids at age 13 starring in their TV commercials but traveled doing live performances and events. She has been featured in over twenty commercials and has had modeled for places like Target, Sears, and Macy’s.
Valerie graduated from California Sate University, Fullerton where she obtained her Bachelors of Science Degree in Child and Adolescent Development. She was also on the 16-Time Nationally Ranked Championship Dance Team with CSU Fullerton. She is currently a professional NFL Cheerleader for the Los Angeles Rams and attends the University of Redlands where she will be obtaining her masters and teaching credential.
Ms. Valerie teaches Jazz, Tap, Jazz Funk and Competition Teams at Dancecapade.