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Nikeva Stapleton



tell me something good from seed to fruition 🌱 even on a cloudy day, St. Maarten cast a smile πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡½ dreams of brighter days.. prayers still in abundance for my students, friends, and family in the Leeward Islands and the greater Caribbean. may you build back stronger and more beautiful than ever ❀️ #vistrong #sxmstrong #caribbeanstrong #westindies #leewardislands #irma2017 #onelove You are your fiercest competitor. 
Set your own goals. 
Out do your own past. 
Surpass your own expectations. 
#betterdaily #selfimprove #selfmotivate check out @nbcmarlon tonight! support this amazing cast and hilarious show on its' season finale episodes @ 9p/930p!! β€’β€’πŸ€ΈπŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸŽ₯🎬
'twas a great experience playing waitress RenΓ©e πŸ’πŸ½lucky to learn from the likes of @marlonwayans @diallo @breshawebb @essence_says @dustinfelder ❀️ #nosmallparts #grateful #everystepcounts #cantstopwontstop #hustleon #grindmode #stepbystep #keeppushing every sunset is a reset.. prepare to begin again ✨ πŸ”Ήhonorary member 〽️
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#GoBlue #UofMichigan #Big10 #michiganfootball #mazeandblue #ialmostwentheretho #truestory #familyties #midwesterngirl #AnnArbor #collegelife #collegefootball #thebighouse we all have some days where we feel a lil side ways... kickβ€’pushβ€’coastttt since the 90s and counting.. πŸ’•
#RoseyForTheQuinn #mydayones #weddingseason #anotheroneinthebooks #girlfrans I'm a Chicagoan til Chicago ends
til we blow like Chicago wind 🌬 #yeezytaughtme will what you want; relentless pursuit required. I've got a lot of sides but they're all spelled the same
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πŸ“·@reymarkable_p πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ incredible ✨ see a smile, share a smile 😁😝
πŸ’πŸ½ sharp shooter sis @djh0601 πŸ“·
#paparazziapproved #stmaarten #staycheesin #smilemore #usualmood #moresummerplease #beachbummer #abikiniaday #caribbeangyal #nevisian #caribbeanqueen #myhappyplace you will never be able to hit a target you can't see. 
visual success. 🎯 Who Grandma.. Momma.. Auntie.. Relative is this??!!
πŸ˜’πŸ˜©πŸ˜‚πŸ€·πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ‘΅πŸ½ @missjaydmv @jemelmcwilliams #missjaydmv #jemelmcwilliams #bodakyellow #cardib #hatersgonhate mornings in my basic tee 
but the bags on me are designer takin it wayyyy back wednesday... when @zojea choreographed somethin sexy for the kids @deijahview πŸ˜πŸ˜©πŸ˜‚πŸ€·πŸ½β€β™€οΈ #wherearetheynow #waybackwednesday #chairdance #archyourback #slideinthedmslike #sybariteproductions #whenwasthis if the ocean can calm itself so can you.
we both are salt water mixed with air.
-meditation
@nayyirah.waheed best start believing ✨

Nikeva, a Caribbean-American from Chicago, is a professional dancer, model, and actor. She is a graduate of The Ailey School/Fordham University BFA Program where she earned a dance major, a business minor, was a member of the Dean’s List, and a Fordham Scholar. While in college, Nikeva completed rigorous technical training in ballet and modern, developed a diverse dance background from hip-hop to West African, performed repertoire by legends like Bill T. Jones and Ronald K. Brown, and performed in "Memoria" with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. In her professional career, she has been cast in the revival of Rigoletto at the MET Opera, Frank Gatson's Jubilee! in Vegas, and for several TV performances including VH1’s Jenny McCarthy Show, MTV’s VMAs, the Today Show, and America's Got Talent. In addition, Nikeva has performed live with artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown, and Flo Rida. She was also in Beyonce’s music videos, “Pretty Hurts” and “Formation”, and had the honor of dancing in Beyonce’s performance at the 2016 Super Bowl. Nikeva has also appeared in Spike Lee’s feature film Chiraq, as well as the Lonely Island’s film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, due in theaters in 2016.