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One of the newest members of the Local 10 team, MJ Acosta spills all her secrets!
I was on the first season of America’s Got Talent as part of an all-girl pop group. No, there is no YouTube footage. Don’t try to find it.
I was the first ever Miss Miramar USA and placed top 3 at Miss Florida USA. World peace is still on my agenda.
Fins up, Miami! I was a Miami Dolphins Cheerleader for the 2012 football season. Call me, maybe?
I became an ordained minister (online) so I could perform my little sister’s wedding ceremony last year.
I’ve been dancing since I was nine years old.
I was blonde when I was a little girl. True story.
I’m a licensed boxing announcer with the Florida Boxing Commission. Are you ready to rumble?!
My favorite type of music is Salsa. I’m a self-professed expert.
I’m the proud mommy of two beautiful doggies. An English bulldog, Meaty and a Toy Yorkie, Mighty.
I have a huge fear of ants. One ant is fine, but when they gang up and take over my kitchen, its game over.
My top 3 Disney Movies (in no particular order) are Aladdin, Beauty and The Beast and The Lion King.
I WAS OBSSESSED WITH NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK! Still am.
If I could escape to any country for a weekend it would be Australia.
My favorite food is pizza! Pepperoni with extra cheese!
One show I miss watching regularly is “Saved by the Bell” I was in love with A.C. Slater.
I believe there is no such thing as having too many pairs of shoes. Seriously, no such thing.
Although I’m a big Miami sports fan, I grew up in New York City so I am a lifetime Yankees Fan!
I’m notoriously prepared. You can find almost anything you need in my purse or the trunk of my car. I give Mary Poppins a run for her money.
Yoga is a huge part of my workout regimen. There’s something challenging but so peaceful about it.
Math was my least favorite subject in school. I haven’t had to find “x” since entering adulthood. I’m just saying
My favorite flower is the gardenia. I’ve tried growing my own gardenia bush but I’m just not cut out for gardening.
There’s one quote I repeat to myself every day by C.S. Lewis. It reminds me to stop and take in everything around me, because it can all change in an instant.
I’ve always wanted to play the drums, but instead I learned to play the recorder. Not quite as cool.
Once I open a pack of crackers, I can’t stop eating them until it’s all gone. Crackers are my favorite snack!
Local 10 News Reporter MJ Acosta gives a sneak peak to "Project Almanac"
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