12 year old Chandler Kinney is a Fresh Face here at Young Black Starz! A tween dancer, actress, singer and martial artist, Chandler has appeared in numerous commercials including those for H.E.B (Back To School), GAP, Church’s Chicken, NFL Sport’s Authority and JIF. She may be recognized from the popular ’09 GAP Holiday commercial (“Talk To The Moose”) where she was a featured stepper.
Besides dancing in commercials, Chandler was also a featured dancer in Jadagrace’s “Express Yourself” music video. She’s received training at Debbie Allen Dance Academy and has experience in many types of dance including tap, jazz, modern, hip hop, African, Dunham, ballet, flamenco, lyrical and pointe.
Earlier this year she had a chance to show her acting skills on the BIG SCREEN when she starred in the kids dance movie entitled Battlefield America with Marques Houston, Mekia Cox and Lynn Whitfield. In the movie, Chandler played Chantel Anderson, the niece of Mekia Cox’s character who had a crush on one of the boys on the dance squad.
Battlefield America comes to DVD/Bluray on September 18, 2012.
When not entertaining, Chandler enjoys doing martial arts. She won a Gold Medal at this years California State Tae Kwando Championship! She’s also the owner of three dogs, a toy australian shepherd, a standard poodle and a great dane. For more info, visit her profile by clicking on her name above.
Welcome to Young Black Starz, Chandler!
Watch her step it up in this oldie but goodie GAP commercial:
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