As a little girl, Donyell began cheerleading with Pop Warner and continued her passion for cheer, choreography and dance through her high school years. After graduating from high school at the age of 17, Donyell became an instructor for The United Spirit Association. During the same year she also became a dancer for the NBA Phoenix Suns Dance Team and simultaneously danced for the WNBA Phoenix Mercury Hip-Hop Squad. She danced for both teams for 4 seasons before relocating to Las Vegas, Nevada.
Donyell moved to Las Vegas to attend UNLV and to further her professional career in choreography and dance. While putting herself through college, Donyell was a bartender, performed and choreographed for New York New York’s Coyote Ugly Saloon. She was also choreographer and Captain of the AFL Las Vegas Gladiator Girls and performed in numerous Las Vegas shows. Additionally, Donyell’s choreography experience includes performances for the MGM Grand Centrifuge, NBA Seattle Supersonics , WNBA The Seattle Storm, NBA Golden State Warriors, NBA Portland Trailblazers, NBA Detroit Pistons and the AFL Arizona Rattlers. Donyell also had the exciting opportunity to both find talent and choreograph for 2 Superbowl commercials for GO DADDY.
Currently, Donyell continues to perform, choreograph, and teach as well as judge professional dance auditions. Donyell also has a passion for health and fitness and as a result she competed and won the Ms. Fitness Las Vegas competition.
Donyell has a B.S. Degree in Fitness and Sport Management from UNLV.