Time to Beat the Buffs!
Thank you for providing polishes and press-on nails for our entire Squad! We can’t wait to show them off on Game Day 💅
Our last rookie reveal is Colby!
A junior from New Orleans, LA, Colby is the newest member of our Cheer Squad. In Colby’s words, “stunting was a love I didn’t know I had,” and we are thrilled that he discovered it with our team.
We had such a wonderful time performing at today’s New Student Welcome! And we loved spending time backstage with Chancellor Block 💙
Our 3rd football game is right around the corner, and we can’t wait to be back at the Rose Bowl bright and early tomorrow!
For those coming to the game, we’ll be performing with the at 9:30 am in the Fan Zone. Come by and say hi!
For those watching from home, kickoff is 11 am PDT on the Pac-12 Network.
We loved being a part of today’s Football Game Week Rally!
Each Thursday leading up to a home game, will be passing out pizza, giveaways and Den t-shirts from 12:30 to 3 pm on Bruin Walk outside Pauley Pavilion. Stop by and say hi!
Our next rookie reveal is Daniel — and today is his birthday!
A freshman from Glendora, CA, Daniel is so excited to have a new sense of family within the UCLA community. Fun fact about Daniel — he’s “probably one of the biggest Ariana Grande fans you’ll ever meet!”
Next up, Lina!
A sophomore from Corpus Christi, TX, Lina is the newest member of our Cheer Squad, and she just completed her 3rd summer as a UCA staff instructor. Fun fact about Lina — she was a competitive Junior Olympic gymnast for 15 years and was nationally ranked!
Up next, Alayna!
A sophomore from Sacramento, CA, Alayna is most excited to be part of an awesome group of people “who love their school and aren’t afraid to show it!” Fun fact about Alayna — she is a huge Marvel fan and will likely steer any convo in that direction.
Our next rookie reveal is Lalita!
A senior from Westminster, CA, Lalita is the newest member of our Cheer Squad. She is so excited for the sense of community and closeness that she’s already found within the team. Fun fact about Lalita — she has dual citizenship in Thailand!
Such a great win for the Bruins yesterday!
Our Squad loved watching the .mighty.marching.hornets and making new friends from Alabama State. We are so grateful to our AD, Martin Jarmond, for everything he did to bring an HBCU to the Rose Bowl.
The Bruins are 1-0, and we can’t wait to be back at the Rose Bowl tomorrow!
For those coming to the game, we’ll be performing with the at 12:30 pm. Hope to see you there!
For those watching from home, tune in at 2 pm PDT on the PAC-12 Network.
Next up, Kaira!
A junior from San Francisco, CA, Kaira is the newest member of our Cheer Squad. Fun facts about Kaira — she was born in Hong Kong and lived in Ireland for 7 years before moving to the US!
Up next, Daniel!
A sophomore from Venice, CA, Daniel is a perfect fit for our Squad because he was voted Most School Spirit during his senior year of high school. Fun fact about Daniel — he was also voted Prom King!
Our next rookie reveal is London!
A junior from Dallas, TX, London is the newest member of our Cheer Squad. Fun facts about London — she’s been a vegan for almost 9 years, and she was Miss America’s Outstanding Teen in 2019. London is a vocal performance major and music industry minor focusing on opera studies.
So proud of the Bruins and their victory over Bowling Green! We loved seeing everyone at the Rose Bowl today and can’t wait to be back next week!
Football season is finally here!
For those coming to tomorrow’s game, we can’t wait to see you at the Rose Bowl. For those watching from home, tune in at 11:30 am PDT on the PAC-12 Network.
If you want to catch us pregame, we’ll be performing at the tailgate at 10 am. Hope to see you there!
Up next, Stephanie!
A junior from Portland, OR, Stephanie is most excited to perform at games while also getting to represent a school she’s so proud to attend. Fun fact about Stephanie— she performed at last year’s Super Bowl halftime show!
Next up, Idris!
A senior from New Orleans, LA, Idris is the newest member of our Cheer Squad. He’s most excited to strengthen his tumbling and stunting skills and to showcase all the team’s hard work at the Rose Bowl. Fun fact about Idris — he’s the 3rd oldest of 11 siblings!
Our next rookie reveal is Jennifer!
A freshman from Redondo Beach, CA, Jennifer is the newest member of our Dance Team. Jennifer is especially excited to perform on the field because she went to a performing arts high school with no sports. And a fun fact about Jennifer — her first language is Portuguese.
Up next, Kayla!
A sophomore from Nogales, AZ, Kayla is the newest member of our Cheer Squad. She’s so excited that her lifelong dream of being on the Squad is coming to fruition. Fun fact about Kayla — she hiked the Croagh Patrick Mountain in Ireland, which is 2,500 ft in elevation — and it was a life-changing experience.
Next up, Tyler!
A freshman from Stanton, CA, Tyler is so excited to be part of the Squad because UCLA has always been his dream school. He’s especially thankful to members of the Squad for helping him acclimate to his new home this summer!
Only 10 days till kickoff!
See you all at the Rose Bowl 🏈
Our next rookie reveal is Amelia!
A freshman from Newbury Park, CA, Amelia is the newest member of our Cheer Squad. As she begins her first year at UCLA, Amelia can’t wait to perform at football and basketball. Fun facts about Amelia — her favorite school subject is math, and she’s the youngest member of the Cheer Squad.
Next up, Mimi!
A junior from Garden Grove, CA, Mimi is the newest member of our Dance Team. She has been dancing competitively her whole life, so she’s really excited to start this new journey with the Squad. Fun fact about Mimi — her birthday is Valentine’s Day!
Our second rookie reveal is Jake!
A junior from San Diego, CA, Jake is a huge fan of UCLA Athletics. He’s excited for the opportunity to share that enthusiasm for all its sports and for the entire university.
With football season right around the corner, we’re excited to introduce our 2022-23 Rookies. First up, Liana!
Liana is a freshman from San Bernardino, CA, and she’s only the second Squad member in recent program history to be accepted to UCLA’s prestigious School of Nursing. She can’t wait to experience the energy of the Rose Bowl and show fans all the new material the Cheer Squad has been working on!
Thank you Suzie Moldavon for tonight’s amazing hair and make-up tutorial! Suzie has been our make-up artist for over a decade, and we are so lucky to have her.
BTS with atop the W Hotel helipad 🎬
We are so excited to announce our newest Cheer Captain, Natalie!
This will be Natalie’s 3rd year on the team, and we are thrilled to have her join Madi and Alex in leading the Cheer Squad this season.
One month till we’re back at the Rose Bowl!
Can’t wait to see everyone at our first game on September 3 versus Bowling Green. Get your tickets now!
to game day at the Rose Bowl … Can’t wait to be back in less than 2 months!
Happy National Mascot Day!
We’re back! Tonight our Cheer Squad performed at the Hollywood Bowl with the UCLA Bruin Marching Band in an epic Battle of the Bands versus USC. Given how the football game ended this year, the closed with Rover 💙
Congrats to our Dance seniors who graduate today. Thank you for your incredible leadership over the last year — you truly raised the bar!
Congrats to all our Cheer seniors who graduate tomorrow!
This 🤫 is bananas!
Can’t wait to perform tomorrow night with Gwen Stefani, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the UCLA Bruin Marching Band, and the USC Trojan Marching Band at the Hollywood Bowl.
We’re still on the lookout for a few more students interested in being Joe Bruin for the 2022-23 season. Are you interested?
If you want to learn more, send us an email at [email protected].
Next up, our new Cheer Captains! Alex and Madi will lead the 2022-23 Cheer Squad, and now the countdown is on. 100 days till we kickoff football season at the Rose Bowl!
In celebration of the Bruins taking back the Crosstown Cup, we’re throwing it back to our final home game against USC. Such an amazing win for the Bruins!
Thanks to everyone who came out to Auditions on Sunday! We were overwhelmed by the incredible talent of the Bruin family.
Photos of our new Squad coming soon! (And kudos to our rising Seniors on the Dance Team, pictured here).
In our final Senior Spotlight, we celebrate Dance Captain Sarah!
After four years on the Dance Team, Sarah will graduate with a degree in Psychobiology and be working as a medical assistant during her gap year before applying to medical or PA school. For Sarah, “I will miss my teammates who are all my best friends! I will also miss cheering at football and basketball games.”
In our next Senior Spotlight, we celebrate Cheer Captain Henry!
After three years on the Squad, Henry will graduate with a degree in History and hopes to pursue a career in museums or another history-related field. In Henry’s words, “My favorite memory of being on the Spirit Squad is traveling to the Pac-12 tournament and being able to be with my teammates at that event! It was an experience like no other!”
Our next Senior Spotlight is Hayley!
After two years on the Cheer Squad, Hayley will graduate with a degree in Anthropology and plans to get her real estate license. Her favorite memory from the last year was cheering the Villanova game as a full squad. As Hayley said, “it was such a perfect win!”