Jerri has been dancing since the age of two and she is trained in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and contemporary. She started teaching dance in 1998 to ages two through adult. Jerri trained and began her teaching career at Sandy Calamia’s Danceworks in Groves, Texas in 1997. She has been active in the competition and convention aspect of the dance world since the age of eight and continues her training annually by attending dance conventions. She graduated from the University of Texas in 2004 with an accounting degree. She has taught in the Austin area since 2000 at Alisa’s Dance Academy, Georgetown Performing Arts Center, Let’s Dance, and Allstars Dance & Gym Co. Some of her awards include Miss Dance Finalist, Dance Olympus 1998 and she was a Victor Calamia scholarship recipient in 1999. Jerri was chosen as 1999 Kids Artistic Revue Miss Dance of Houston and 2000 Headliner Dancer. Jerri opened Dance Elements in 2007. She was chosen as a Biltmore’s Who’s Who among executive and professional women in 2008 and 2011 and is a member of the Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce .