Paramount Theatre Dancing Like the Stars

13 - Whitney Jimenez & Xavier Medina

Celebrity Couple


Whitney Jimenez is a native of Michigan but has made Indiana home since moving to Anderson in the fall of 2002 to attend Anderson University. Whitney is entering her 14th year working at AU and is currently the Director of Business and Auxiliary Services. She and her husband, Dennis, will be celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary this Spring and have two girls ages 5 and 3. Outside of family and work life, Whitney teaches classes at Aerial F2F and serves on the Board for Intersect, Inc of Madison County.


Xavier Medina is an Artistic Director, Choreographer, and Dancer. Originally from Marion, Indiana, Xavier studied dance at the Community School of the Arts in Downtown Marion. There he studied variety of dances including Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Modern, and Hip Hop under many great talented instructors including Jamie Bragg, Matt Cady, and Mark Goodman up until 2007 when he graduated high school. However, the longest standing dance style he has thrived and continued to learn was international Style Ballroom for an upcoming fourteen years. He has continued his studies through the Contemporary Modern program at Indiana University studying under Sherilyn Folley, Selene Carter, Roberta Wong, and Elizabeth Shea. There he had founded the Indiana University Ballroom Dance Company which has continued to perform at various venues around the University, from Greek philanthropies to variety shows. He is happy to continue sharing his experience and growth through teaching.