Today, we’re proud to spotlight 4 incredible WHGF alumni!
You may have seen Niahlah in action in her work as a stunt double for Lupita N’yongo and Taraji P. Henson, among others, in movies including The Avengers and Black Panther and on TV for Orange Is the New Black, The Blacklist and more. Wow!
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Olivia Boisson competed on the WHGF’s rhythmic gymnastics team. She also studied at the Dance Theatre of Harlem and later at the School of American Ballet. Olivia has been a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet since 2012.
Alexis Page was introduced to her mentor and now employer, Wendy Hilliard, in 2003, who introduced her to the sport of rhythmic gymnastics.
After competing for the Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation for three years, she followed Wendy to compete for Aviator Sports & Recreation. Alexis competed internationally, in places like Cuba, France, Portugal, Spain, and Slovenia. Alexis now studies biology at Hunter College and is a coach for the Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation.
You may recognize McKenzie as the cover girl and focus of photographer’s Jane Feldman beautiful book I Am a Gymnast. She is both a classically trained ballerina and a national-level rhythmic gymnast. She continues to wow in the business world — she’s been selling real estate since she was in high school! McKenzie is also the owner of the popular East Village eatery FryGuys
Ladies, we are proud to call you WHGF alumnae and we salute you!