Growing up homeless in the projects
of Wilmington, North Carolina, Andria "Dre" Herd spent
most of his childhood trying to keep his family together and alive.
He slept on the streets, ate at soup kitchens and was able to
survive by becoming a street performer with his brothers. In high
school, Herd began playing sports and quickly became an athletic
superstar, excelling in cheerleading.
Herd spends his summers teaching cheerleading for the Universal
Cheerleading Association. He also is training to be a boxer at the
gym owned by his brother. Herd enjoys boxing, basketball, tumbling
and stunting. He is very proud to have obtained his Associate's
Degree from Cape Fear Community College.
Herd describes himself as humorous, energetic and intelligent.
Describing his perfect day, he says, "When everybody is happy
all day... that's a perfect day."
Herd continues to reside in Wilmington, North Carolina. He is a
proud father to his two-year-old son, Giovanni, and his
one-month-old son, Luca. His birth date is December 15, 1981.
Scents: Clean linen
Board Games: Chess
Video Games: Any road playing game
Sports to Play: Boxing, basketball, football
Sports Teams: Underdogs
Outdoor Activities: Basketball, Hide and Go
TV Shows: Seinfeld
Movies: Little Shop of Horrors
Music: good lyrics and a message
Magazines: No favorite
Books/Authors: Stephen King, Shel Silverstein
Cereals: Fruity Pebbles
Fruits: Pineapple, grapes, pear
Snack Foods: Oatmeal Pies
Candy Bars: Kit Kat
Alcoholic Drinks: No favorite