Miss Washington Teen USA 2013 - Imani Blackmon
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Imani Blackmon

Age: 20

Hometown: Tacoma

Height: 5’ 7”


Imani Blackmon grew up in Federal Way, WA. Imani discovered her passion for performing at a young age and dances jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, and hip-hop. Imani has won numerous awards and scholarships throughout her dance career including a LEON dance summer intensive scholarship in New York this past year. Imani became a professional dancer for the WNBA Seattle Storm dance troupe at the age of ten.

contestant facts

  1. 1Imani once met Michael Jackson, she has always looked up to him and he very much influenced her dance career.
  2. 2From 2005 – 2010, Imani danced on the WNBA’s Seattle Storm Dance Troupe.
  3. 3Currently, Imani is employed at a local mall where she works at Aeropostale as a sales clerk.
Quate Since I attend a performing arts school I have been able to take a dip into multiple arts. I have taken a theater class where I learned many aspects to acting and reading scripts. Besides acting, I was able to learn the behind the scenes of play work such as staging, lighting and props As a senior at Tacoma School of the Arts as a dance major. Imani have been involved in the BRIDGE program in her school where she was able to mentor a disabled student in a dance class, teaching her different ways to move her body through dance along with gain confidence by participating in class like other students. Imani enjoys shopping, texting and hanging out with friends. Quate