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Netflix’s popular show “Cheer” has reinvigorated our love for college cheerleading. With more cheerleaders hitting the social media space to show their own tumbling tricks and amazing stunting, there are plenty of college cheerleading influencers to follow along with on social media.

For brands, the NCAA ruling on Name Image Likeness in 2021 allows college athletes such as cheerleaders to monetize their social media, making this a perfect time to partner with cheerleader influencers on a campaign.

15 cheerleading influencers showing off on social

Gabi Butler

Noted as one of the most famous cheerleaders, Gabi has taken social media by storm even before her debut on “Cheer.” Gabi spreads her cheerleading knowledge and amazing stunts across TikTok, Instagram and YouTube. Gabi has cheered for Navarro College and Weber State University. Gabi has more than 2 million fans following her on both TikTok and Instagram, as well as 119,000 subscribers on YouTube.


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Daniel Buyeske

With 508,000 followers on TikTok, Daniel shares how he works on new skills with his team at the University of Central Florida. Daniel shares more in-depth videos on his YouTube channel, showing a bit more than he can in the short videos on TikTok.

Lexis Peterson

Lexis is a Weber State cheerleader who has also shared her experience working on the USA Cheer Team. Lexis has 16,000 followers on Instagram, where she shares her life in cheerleading. You’ll even find her showing off her amazing stunts.

Shannon Woolsey

Shannon just graduated from Texas Tech and is a two-time Worlds Silver Medalist. While she may be retiring from cheer, you’ll find her page is still filled with memories of her life in cheerleading. She has more than 250,000 followers on Instagram.

Morgan Simianer

Another Netflix “Cheer” star who has taken social media by storm is Morgan. With over 1 million followers on Instagram, Morgan has been on the Navarro College cheer squad as well as Cheer Athletics “CLAW.” While Morgan’s content isn’t solely focused on cheerleading, this sweet cheerleading flyer took America’s heart by storm on her debut on “Cheer.”

Cassadee Dunlap

Known for her sweet Southern attitude and big-dimpled smile, Cassadee is another “Cheer” star that’s made her way on social media. Cassadee has 150,000 followers on Instagram. She’s been a part of the Navarro cheerleading team and is currently at the University of Central Arkansas. You can find her smiling face and cheerleading skills all over Instagram.

Alexis Bernal

Trinity Valley Community College became well known on “Cheer” Season 2, and while the focus is usually on the loudest and craziest team members, we can’t forget about the others. Alexis is one of those: a strong base who is showing off his skills on Instagram. His page is filled with different stunting videos and his time in cheerleading.

Molly McLeod

Molly is a five-time World Champion and one amazing athlete. Molly has cheered at Trinity Valley Community College and Weber State, as well as an important part of Team USA for three years. Her page is filled with her athletic stunting, which will keep you coming back for more.

Kendall Hahn

Kendall is another Trinity Valley College Cheerleader who has joined the CA CLAW team. Kendall’s 113,000 followers on TikTok follow her for her fun cheer antics and fabulous tumbling skills.

Emma Headley

As a Texas Tech Co-Ed cheerleader, Emma shares her stunting tricks with almost 20,000 followers on TikTok. Emma started out in gymnastics and didn’t expect that her journey would take her to college cheerleading. Now you can look forward to Emma’s mind-boggling skills in college cheerleading.

Alyssa Revecho

While Alyssa’s YouTube channel isn’t solely focused on cheerleading, you’ll find quite a few videos helping others understand cheerleading tryouts and even surviving college cheerleading.

Maddy Brum

Maddy is a three-time World Champion, “Cheer” Season 2 star and Navarro College cheerleader. She shares her cheerleading life with more than 286,000 fans on TikTok. Maddy also shares her love of cheer with over 400,000 followers on Instagram. If you loved Netflix’s “Cheer,” then you’ll love following along with this Navarro cheerleader.


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James Thomas

Another Navarro cheerleader with an attitude and spunk that we all love to watch is James. James shares cheer stunts and his spunky personality with his almost 200,000 followers on Instagram a few times a week. He also loves to share his favorite TikTok dances, usually with another one of his Navarro teammates.

Gauge Stricklin

Gauge considers himself to be “The Van Gogh of Cheerleading.” He’s cheered at the University of Kentucky, Weber State and even Team USA. Gauge shares his love for cheerleading with his 342,000 followers on Instagram and 207,000 on TikTok. His strength and technique are shown in all of his posts!

Tayler Figo

Tayler flaunts her cheerleading skills on Instagram with her 31,000 followers. She’s a Texas Tech cheerleader, Barstool Athlete and Rebel Athletic feature model. She’s also been on the Navarro College team. You can find her sharing her love for all things cheerleading including stunting.


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