Ivelisse VelezAn assis­tant pet groomer in Chica­go, Illi­nois, the 22-year-old has spent the last six years on the inde­pen­dent cir­cuit and is well known in her native Puer­to Rico.

Ivelisse played junior var­si­ty vol­ley­ball and bas­ket­ball in high school, lat­er declin­ing both aca­d­e­m­ic and ath­let­ic col­lege schol­ar­ships to pur­sue wrestling. Ivelisse believes being a WWE Diva is what she was born to do and wants to prove to the world that she is the best. She believes win­ning “WWE Tough Enough” is the best way to accom­plish this goal.