Kristen started performing at the age of 11 when she joined her first competitive cheer
squad and subsequently spent the next 12 years of her life dedicated to the sport. As a
member of her high school’s nationally ranked team, she also pursued her passion for
dance and was chosen to perform in the Super Bowl XXXII PreGame show. In further
pursuit of honing her stage skills, she began participating in pageants and was crowned
Miss Southern California Teen 1998.
In 1999, Kristen attended San Diego State University, where she continued competitive
cheerleading as an Aztec cheerleader, until earning her B.A. in Communications in
2003. During college, Kristen was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, selected as a
member of the SDSU Homecoming Court and was crowned Miss San Diego USA 2002.
Following graduation, she moved to Los Angeles where she began her professional
dance career. She appeared in multiple music videos, toured as a backup dancer with
Sony Recording Artist, Nikki Flores, and Australian XFactor Winner, Samantha Jade,
joined ABA’s Long Beach Jam Dance Team and in 2005, was crowned Miss Northern
In 2006, she began her career as a singer/songwriter and was signed to Epic records
with her band, Shut Up Stella. Kristen spent the next two years in the studio writing and
recording their debut album, on which she cowrote and sang lead vocals on the song
“Welcome To My Party” which appeared in the 2008 film, Baby Mama.
In 2008, Kristen went on to form a new band, Bullet & Snowfox. With songs featured in
several independent films, in addition to appearing in hit television shows on MTV, The
CW and Oxygen Network, Bullet & Snowfox also consistently play shows throughout
Southern California, including performances at LA Fashion Week and KCRW’s
Bloomfest. Most recently, the band was featured in Volkswagen’s new Beetle ad
campaign. While pursuing music, Kristen still continues her career as a professional
dancer, currently performing as a company member with the cabaretstyle, LA Follies,
and is represented by Go 2 Talent Agency.