Hometown: Syracuse, Utah

Tenure: Rookie

College: University of Utah, B.S. Economics, Minor in Business


Dance background: I’ve been studio dancing since I was three years old. I cheered and danced throughout high school. I did four years on the University of Utah Dance Team, and was captain my senior year.

What personal accomplishment are you most proud of? Graduating with my Bachelors degree, debt free.

What does being an AZCC mean to you? It means I get to represent something bigger than myself. I get to set an example for young girls and show what you can accomplish when you chase your dreams.

Three words that best describe you: Genuine, brave and ambitious.

What are you looking forward to most this season as a Cardinals Cheerleader? Getting to contribute to the community and cheer at the games from the best seats in the house. I’m looking forward to all the new friendships I’ll gain through this experience. 

What advice would you give your younger self? Keep working hard and don’t listen to those that doubt you. Don’t ever stop chasing your dreams and take risks!

Leidan Mitchell Stylist: Marissa B. at the Chandler Location

Personal motto/Favorite Quote: “Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls” - Joseph Campbell