Philadelphia Eagles offer Paris Jackson a cheerleader audition

March 12, 2013|By Houston Mitchell
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Paris Jackson (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles…)

Paris Jackson, the daughter of late music legend Michael Jackson, has been offered a chance to become an NFL cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles.

Jackson is currently a cheerleader for Buckley High in Sherman Oaks and has drawn the eye of Eagles cheer director Barbara Zaun.

“We think Paris will make a great Eagle cheerleader,” Zaun told

“We thought that she had a lot of poise, confidence and enthusiasm in her cheer performance. Paris has that ‘wow factor’ that makes a great cheerleader.”

There's one catch though. In order to be an NFL cheerleader, you must be at least 18 and have a high school diploma. Jackson is 14, so her audition for the team is at least four years away.

"She is already very comfortable in the limelight, so we think she would definitely stand out and impress the judges. ... We hope that she will try out for the team [when she's eligible] and be an Eagles cheerleader!"


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