SYTYCD 6 Profile Spotlight on Jakob Karr

Full Name: Jakob Karr

Nickname: Jake

Specialty: Contemporary

Hometown: Windermere, FL

Currently Resides: New York, NY

Age: 19

Audition City: New Orleans, LA

School: “I am currently a sophomore at Fordham University in NYC.”

Favorite professional dancer: Joey Dowling

Other talents/hobbies: SCUBA diving and anything/everything pertaining to water activities

Looks up to So You Think You Can Dance alumni: “Jeanine Mason and I have been best friends for years. She is so talented and remains extremely level-headed. She is a wonderful person.”

Jakob Karr is a sophomore at Fordham University in New York. In 2008, he was named New York City Dance Alliance’s National Senior Outstanding Dancer. In addition to dancing, he also enjoys scuba diving.

How did it feel on the recent day with the press and photo shoot? “I am so excited. This is the first time I’ve ever done a real photo shoot. The glitz and glamour is so exciting and I can’t wait to get in front of the camera.” (FOX)


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Jakob is very close with Season 5 winner, Jeanine Mason, as both she and he are from Florida and danced in several competitions together: “I would go down to [ Miami] and stay with her and she would come [to Orlando] and stay with me, and we did an intensive two-week [program] in New York in 2007 and that’s when we really bonded and became best friends.” by Korbi Ghosh, Zap2it

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From Fox Dance Profile:

My name is Jakob Karr. I’m a 19 year old contemporary dancer from Orlando, FL. Dance is my life and I think it is the most beautiful art form on the planet. I want to send love to my family and friends and my Amys in New York!

Solo, December 1st 2009: