Meet Our Staff
Dance Program Coordinator
HBCU Lead Instructor
Staci brings over 8 years of HBCU, majorette, pop, jazz, and lyrical experience. Staci began her dance career as a Lionette at Little Rock’s John L McClellan High School. Senior year she was placed in the all-state category and earned a spot in the Universal Dance Association Showcase.
After High School Coach Staci continued her dancing at the collegiate level at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She became the only freshman to make the team in the 2013 HBCU M4 Golden Girls Dance Line. She completed four years of dance and the last two years of which she served as a Captain. She became a member of Tau Beta Sigma Honorary Band Sorority and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
While in college Staci discovered a love for teaching and compiling choreography for school dance teams and pom-pom squads. Teams such as JA Fair, McClellan, Parkview, and Dollarway High Schools, where she is known for her work with dancers to unleash powerful presence and connection in each moment. She has also judged dance competitions and played the role of Mistress of Ceremony and hosts special dance workshops.
Upon graduation from college with a degree in Business Administration, Staci became AmeriAKA’s Superstars Lead HBCU Instructor in 2018 where she has been such a dedicated Coach. In 2020 she was promoted as the Dance Program Coordinator which assists the Director.
Staci brings her wisdom, creativity, and technique to this squad of brilliant dancers. She is passionate about empowering beginning and professional dancers to feel no boundaries. Of all of her accomplishments, Staci is most proud of instilling in her students to create beautiful stories while dancing.
Cheer, Stunt & Tumbling Coach
Javion White is new to the Super Stars Staff, he is a graduate of McClellan High School of Little Rock, AR. Upon graduation, Javion was accepted into the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff where he studies Physical Education and Rehabilitation. He is also a member of the UAPB Coed Cheerleading squad for the past two years.
Javion started cheering for Cheer Central Elite located in Conway, Ar. He then started training for highly competitive Cheer Teams such as the Warriors at a level 4, level 5 for teams such as Phoenix, Nighthawks, and Spartans. His talent and passion for the sport inspired him to share his expertise with children and getting to know each athlete on an individual level. He plans to place a strong focus on creating well-rounded athletes.
Studio Office Manager
Denika is an Office Manager and Administrative Assistant with the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She has the “what it takes attitude” and the ability to wear multiple hats. She manages the bookkeeping, order processing with customers and distributors, inventory control, customer service, financial management & assists with making important company decisions daily. Denika keeps the operations running smoothly which has earned her the title of Director of Operations in The School of Education.
Denika is no stranger to building and sustaining athletic organizations, from being a former basketball player to a current youth cheerleading coordinator. She's recently obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education which makes her role perfect for this Dance Organization. With her combination of administration experience, compassion, and commitment to our students and families she enjoys working closely with parents to help build that unbreakable team/family bond that helps make Star Studios what it is today. We are extremely excited to have her as a part of our team.