Jaelin Born

Clarksville, MD

BFA Class of 2026

Where did you train?

I trained at Project T Dance Company.

What inspires you?

The indescribable feats of fellow artists – every new high that the dance world reaches inspires me to go further.

Describe yourself in three words.

Impassioned, Considerate, Unwavering.

Tell us a fun fact about you.

I was president of the breakdance club at my high school, the last breakdance club in all of Howard County in Maryland.

What does it mean to be a part of USC Kaufman?

To be a part of USC Kaufman is to excel. It means being surrounded by widespread talent and constantly seeking growth. It means not only to meet the expectations of a USC Kaufman student, but to continuously exceed them and expand what it means to be a USC Kaufman student.