Leti Hinojosa was born and raised in South Texas, living in McAllen, TX most of her life where she attended Nikki Rowe High School. She was Major of their dance team, the Tiaras, along with being Senior Class Secretary, a member of the choir, Student Council and the Secretary in the National Honor Society. Leti was also a dancer at Kelly’s Center Stage in McAllen where she was on their competitive All-Star team for 8 years.
Leti danced at the collegiate level for The University of Texas at Austin. While living in Austin, she also danced for the Austin Spurs NBA Development team for one year. She graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication Studies.
After college, Leti moved to Arlington, TX to attend The University of Texas – Arlington for Graduate school. While attending graduate school, she became the head dance team coach for UTA in 2014. She now also works at the Spirit Groups Coordinator and oversees the dance team, cheer team, mascots and the Wranglers.
She was a member of the Texas Legends Dance Team for 3 years and most recently danced for the first and only hip-hop team in the NFL, the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers.
Along with her passion for dance, Leti is a big animal lover and has 2 dogs. She resides in Dallas where she loves exploring the city and spending time with her boyfriend and friends.