Ariana Fajerman is a sophomore from Davidson, North Carolina, majoring in education and psychology. She began her dance training at the age of three, and she started competing at the age of 5. She spent the majority of her time training with Lake Norman Dance Gallery. She has competed in a wide range of genres including lyrical, jazz, tap, contemporary, hip hop, and acro. She has traveled for years to compete and even traveled to DolbyTheatre in Hollywood. Dance has always been a major part of her life, and she cannot wait to continue dancing with the State Dance Company.