Born: Ft. Riley, KS. Raised in Rahway, NJ.
Training: Rahway Dance Theatre, Boston Ballet, Jacobs Pillow, American Ballet Theater, The Ailey School. Education: BFA in Dance, Fordham University, MFA in Dance/Arts Administration, Hollins University.
Professional Experience: Dance Theatre of Harlem, Collage Dance Collective, Oakland Ballet, Alvin Ailey II, Black Iris Project. Repertoire includes: works by Ulysses Dove, Robert Garland, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Dwight Rhoden, John Alleyne. Daphne was crowned the 2017 Miss Black USA.