Tenure: 3rd year*
Hometown:* Genoa, Nevada*
College:* University of Nevada, Reno and Denver College of Nursing*
Occupation:* Registered nurse
Nickname: Katarina, Kat
Zodiac sign: Libra
- TV Show: “The Today Show”
- Song to dance to: “Return of the Mack” - Mark Morrison
- Junk food: Sour Patch Kids
- Dream car: Black Range Rover
- Color: Royal blue
- Holiday: Thanksgiving
- Animal: Otter
- Former Broncos player: Peyton Manning
- Place to vacation: Queenstown, New Zealand
- Disney movie: “Mulan”
- Quote: “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” - Jon Kabat-Zinn
*What does being a DBC mean to you?
*"Being a DBC means being a role model in and out of the uniform to young children, to seasoned fans and to everyone we are fortunate enough to meet throughout this journey. It means representing the Denver Broncos organization while having opportunities to make a difference in our community."
*Who is your inspiration?
*"My family has been my inspiration as they have been by my side through it all."
*What was the first concert you went to?
*"Garth Brooks with my family when I was about 9 years old! We have always been big country fans."
*What habit would you most like to break?
*"Trying not to eat the whole bag of Mini Oreos."
*What’s up next on your bucket list?
*"Backpacking to Conundrum Hot Springs."
What is your dream vacation destination?
"Bora Bora because of the tropical climate and the crystal clear waters!"
Any hidden talents or tricks you can do?
"I can perform a 2 ½ front flip and a 1 ½ front flip with a full twist on the one meter diving board."
*When did you first start dancing or cheerleading?
*"I began gymnastics at age 3 in Saudi Arabia, then I switched over to dance when I was 16 and competed on a local dance team. I auditioned for my college cheerleading team when I was 18 and cheered all four years in college before coming out for my first season as a Denver Broncos Cheerleader!"
*Describe yourself in four words.
*"Driven, compassionate, positive and trustworthy."
*If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
*"Ever since I was little, I have always wanted to fly. It would save a lot of time, and I would be able to see the world from a whole new perspective."
*In 10 years I see myself …
*"Happily married with a family, working as a family nurse practitioner."
*As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
*"I grew up wanting to be a veterinarian! I have always loved animals and caring for others."
*What advice would you give your younger self?
*"I would have told my younger self that no dream is too big because you can do anything you set your mind to."