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Meet Mermaid Amanda

Hometown: New Port Richey, FLmermaidamanda

Phone App: Instagram
Movie: Best of Me
Book: The Divergent Series
Holiday: Christmas
Meal: Steak, mashed potatoes, & steamed broccoli
Musical Artist: Florida Georgia Line & Sam Hunt

What is your greatest accomplishment? Graduating in Spring 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management from UCF before I turned 21!
Who are two people (past or present) you would like to have dinner with? Robin Williams & Jennifer Lawrence
What advice would you have for someone who dreams of becoming a Weeki Wachee Mermaid? Get comfortable under the water and practice opening up your eyes and going upside-down underwater. The more relaxed you are, the more natural you will look!
Who is your celebrity crush? Ian Somerhalder
What is your dream job? CEO of Disney
What is your guilty pleasure? Movie theater popcorn & Slurpees
What is your hidden talent? Pulling pranks on people
Where is your dream vacation destination? Scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
What is your favorite quote? “One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” ~ William Feather

Film/TV Credits: Juan Carlos filming (2014), Georgia Aquarium (2014), Finland’s Funniest Home Videos (2015), Georgia Aquarium (2014), South Carolina Aquarium (2015), WFLA News Channel 8 (2015), Newport Aquarium (2015), Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (2015), Wild Travels TV (2016), South Carolina Aquarium (2016), Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (2016), NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher (2017)