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Darby

Registered Nurse in a Level 1 Trauma Center Emergency Department

Hometown: Mesa, AZ

Tenure: Third year

College: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Arizona State University

Biography

​Dance background: I started dancing at the age of two and have danced competitively in a variety of dance styles throughout my life. I was also a member of my high school pom and dance team. I continued dancing professionally in college and also worked for the NHL Arizona Coyotes for three seasons.

What personal accomplishment are you most proud of? I am very proud that I just purchased my first home! 

What does being an AZCC mean to you? Being an AZCC means surrounding myself with women who push me to be the best version of myself. It means fulfilling a lifelong dream and being able to do what I love. It also means being a part of something that is much bigger than myself.

Three words that best describe you: Compassionate, Committed, and Approachable

What are you looking forward to most this season as a Cardinals Cheerleader? I’m excited to run out of the tunnel for our home opener and be able to see our new roster bring home wins!

What advice would you give your younger self? I would tell younger me to trust that if something doesn’t work out that God has a bigger and better plan for me.

Leidan Mitchell Stylist: Kelly R. – Chandler Location

Personal motto/Favorite Quote: My family has a quote that we have lived by ever since I was a child, BVKTE, meaning Be Very Kind To Everyone. I also love the verse, “Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you." 2 Corinthians 13:11

Favorite memory as a Cardinals Cheerleader: My favorite memories always surround our visit to Phoenix Children’s Hospital during Christmas time. Being able to take their focus off of being in the hospital and bring joy into their day is always so special.

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