Gunn was born in Fort Worth , Texas. She graduated in from W. Boswell High School in Saginaw, Texas where she was active in school dramas and plays. She was also a varsity cheerleader and was elected Homecoming Queen her senior year. Standing at 5'3", she worked at a variety of jobs, including a car saleswoman, personal assistant, flight attendant with Southwest Airlines and as one of the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders for two seasons in the early s. Her opening into acting began as Susan Howard's stunt double on the television series Dallas in
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The dancers test their ability to think on their toes during a series of mock-press interviews, and as auditions wind down, a shocking bit of news shakes up the process for Kelli and Judy. The dancers get a chance to showcase their unique talents during show group auditions, and Kelli and Judy deliberate with guest judges to select the elite squad. The rookies outshine the veterans when choreographer Travis Wall teaches a sexy dance number, and Kelli and Judy give some of the vets a wake-up call. The pressure's on for rookies and vets as the hopefuls head to the stadium for their first field rehearsal, and Kelli and Judy must decide which women won't move on in training camp.
Melissa Katherine Rycroft-Strickland born March 11,  is an American television personality, host, and dancer. She is a former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. She majored in marketing at the University of North Texas  after transferring from the University of Oklahoma, where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega. She danced for the team from to
Her career as a director started in Have you ever wondered how rich Kelli Finglass is, as of mid? In , she moved to the post in the sales and promotions department, and few month later was promoted to director of the Cheerleaders. The show follows the audition process and the creation of the annual Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders squad. Kelli has the leading role in it, but the former colleague choreographer Judy Trammell also helps her in selecting the most suitable girls for the team.