Fajala O'dneal
Fajala O'dneal

Orlando, FL

Elementary Education


Two FAU Dance Team Members Make Miami Dolphins Cheerleading Squad

O'dneal and Murphy each were four-year members of team

Nickname: Jay

Years on the Team: 5

Dance Experience: I have been dancing and competing since I was six. Hip-hop and jazz, and then lyrical for eleven years. I danced all four years of high school for the Lake Brantley Sparklers and was captain my senior year. This is my fourth year as a FAU dancer, "Fly Girl" and my third year as captain.

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Nationality: African-American

Major: Elementary Education

Favorite Types of Music: Hip-hop, Neo-Soul, R&B

Favorite Movies: Pride, School Daze, Carmen Jones and Glory Road

Favorite Books: anything by Walter Dean Myers

Favorite Dessert: white chocolate raspberry cheesecake

Hobbies: dancing of course, shopping, going to the beach and I love working, "styling" at Guess by Marciano

Biggest Pet Peeve: shady people!!

People of Influence (why?): My parents Rick and Mildred O'dneal, they have always motivated me in everything in life. The have never left my side and are sure to pick me up when I fall and push me to try harder. I love them with all my heart.

Dream Vacation: The Canaries Islands

Favorite Quote: "No excuses, just results"

One Thing Most People Don't Know about You: I'm an only child, hailing from Mississippi

One Word That Best Describes You: Kind-hearted