The first male cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints made his debut out on the field for the team’s first preseason game.
Jesse Hernandez, 25, stepped out as the first male Saintsation in the NFL team’s history Friday night, wowing the crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Sporting black skinny jeans, white jersey and sneakers, Jesse was in the center of the formation, lining up with the rest of his squad performing classic Rockette-style high kicks and spins.
While college squads are commonly co-ed, Jesse is just one of the few men making their mark in NFL cheer teams, joining the ranks of male performers for the Baltimore Ravens and Los Angeles Rams.
Jesse joined the team in April after making it through all rounds of tryouts to be be one of the 34 dancers chosen to represent the team.
He took a video right before performing in the final round of Sainsations auditions to explain what inspired him to tryout.
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Source: Daily Mail