Program Manager for a Special Events/Entertainment Company

Hometown: Mission Hills, CA

Tenure: Second Year

College: Arizona State University – Bachelor of Science in Communication, Minor in Media Analysis, Certificate in Special Event Management


Dance background: I’ve been dancing and cheering my whole life. I was on the cheer and dance team throughout high school and apart of California All Stars Bullets. In college, I was a member of the ASU Spirit Squad.

What personal accomplishment are you most proud of? Becoming an Arizona Cardinals Cheerleader and attending a four-year university out of state.

What does being an AZCC mean to you? Being a positive role model and ambassador not only on game day but also in the community. It is rewarding to inspire and motivate young women to never give up on their dreams.

Three words that best describe you: Hardworking, vibrant, and determined

What are you looking forward to most this season as a Cardinals Cheerleader? Game Day! The fans are amazing and I can’t wait to cheer on the sidelines for the best team in the NFL.

What advice would you give your younger self? Don’t ever take anything for granted and never give up.

Leidan Mitchell Stylist: Rachel P. - Phoenix location

Personal motto/Favorite Quote: “Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don’t give up” – Rachel Corrie

Favorite memory as a Cardinals Cheerleader: Running out of the tunnel for the first time.