Devin Sadler, Hip-hop dancer

Name : Devin Sadler

Nicknames: Dev, LilHipHop

Job title or claim to fame: Katura Dance Academy Company Dancer: Hip-Hop, Musical Theater, Tap and Contemporary

Age: 10

Hometown: Winterville

School: Creekside

Family: Dad, Danny Sr.; Mom, Marquette Sadler; Brother, Danny Jr.; Sister, Justyce

School awards: Principal's List, Accelerated Reader, Accelerated Math, Bug Award for Reading

Dance awards: Platinum Placement Awards for solo and group dances with KDA Dance Academy, Thunderstruck Scholarship to final competition held in Las Vegas, NV, Thunderstruck Judges Hypeman Award, Fusion Star Award

Are you involved with something new that you would like the readers to know about: I will be performing at a Poetry and Spoken Word event presented by Rose Guya on May 12 at The Premier Sports Academy.

I also will be performing at a local fashion show on May 20th.

My KDA Recital is June 3-4 at J.H. Rose High School.

Then in July, I hope to attend the Thunderstruck Finals in Las Vegas, NV where I will meet and learn choreography from famous dancers and choreographers.

Favorite things:

Song:"That's What I Like" and "24k Magic" by Bruno Mars

Sports Team: Carolina Panthers

Candy: Sour Patch Watermelons

Movie: Grownups 2

Dancers: Shmateo & Ayo and Future Kings.

Favorite local place for a bite to eat and what I always order there: Angus Grill and their bacon cheeseburger!

2 things that inspire me:

1. The singing group Mindless Behavior originally was my inspiration to be a hip-hop dancer.

2. Today my dance teacher Kimberly Jones inspires me to dance from my heart and follow my dreams.

5 things on my bucket list:

* Travel the world,

* Meet Bruno Mars

* Get into a good college

* Have a good wife and family when I grow up

* Become famous

2 reasons I liked living in the 252:

Being a dancer at Katura Dance Academy and all the places to eat in Greenville