Eite Varsity - Jazz - Turns & Leaps
Ms. Bland is 22 years old. She was raised in Herriman, UT where she found her passion of dance 11 years ago. Ms. Bland trained in jazz, ballet, hip hop and contemporary. She was a member of the Herriman High School Drill Team for 4 years where she served as an officer, team choreographer and captain. She competed in the Miss Drill Utah and Miss Dance Drill Team USA organizations for 4 years, earning several different titles and awards through the organizations.
Ms. Bland then continued her dancing career in college as a member of the Utah Valley University Dance Team for 3 years where she was able to expand her abilities and grow as a dancer. Tanesha has been involved with the Miss America Organization for three years serving as Miss Herriman, Miss UVU and Miss Utah Valley. She is humbled to have received the preliminary talent award and non-finalist talent awards at Miss Utah. She is currently attending Ameritech College of Healthcare to become a nurse with the intentions of specializing in trauma and flight nursing.