Jacqueline Valdez: Spirit of Gainesville nominee
Published: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 4:03 p.m.
I am speaking behalf of my friend, instructor and dancer Jacqueline Valdez. She is not only beautiful on the outside, but a beautiful woman on the inside. Jacqueline is originally from Denver, Colorado, but has found Gainesville to be where her heart is. Jacqueline is a celebrity in Gainesville, as she has done national interviews with fitness magazines and clothing wear, commercials, television shows, debutante pageants and has professionally danced and modeled. She professionally competes in the dance world. But she is a modest and talented young lady. At a younger age before coming to Gainesville in Colorado Jacqueline was on Fox TV\'s Comfest, which dealt with teen suicide. Although she is a talented and beautiful dancer, the thing that stands out is that she uses her voice and talent to help out others.
About Jacqueline Valdez
Occupation: Dancer/Physical trainer/ Entrepreneur
Years in Gainesville: 16
Jacqueline volunteers her time and talent of dancing and choreographing for events and to help out with many of the charity events that happen in the Gainesville community. From the Breast Cancer, March of Dimes, Hospice, Life South Blood , American Heart Association, Diabetes Association to her most current event, in which she and studio are raising money for the Scleroderma Foundation in memory of her mother, Angelina Marie Valdez. Jacqueline is passionate about helping others and living life selflessly. Her parents raised her to treat others with kindness, patience and love as she always does. She not only inspires and helps the community but she helps others nationally and around the world. She is a kind and gentle hearted lady. Jacqueline also rescues animals, even taking a handful into her own home. Jacqueline has cared for sick animals and sick family and friends on the side. Jacqueline has worked at the senior homes in Gainesville and helped many seniors find peace, relaxation and body movement with her many fitness classes. On a daily basis, Jacqueline helps the women of Gainesville get into the best shape of their lives. Jacqueline has given the ladies a special place to go as her studio is more than just a gym, it is a small family environment. Jacqueline touches all around her with her beautiful , radiant smile and positive spirit.
She recently started blogging and will be appearing on Sheen magazine website. She continues to push the limit in physical fitness and women empowerment.
Nominated by Stephanie Fox Dorn