Hayley Kiyoko : A Rising Starlet Not to Be Missed
She brought the young Velma to life and gave strength to Lemonade Mouth’s Stella, we’re speaking of the beautiful and stylish Hayley Kiyoko Alcroft. This multi-talented chic is the ultimate in being edgy, smart, and down to earth – a great role model for females everywhere.
Hayley was born April 3, 1991 inWest Lake Village,California. While accompanying a friend to a photo shoot for moral support, she landed a spot in a KnowledgeWear print ad at five years old. Next, she was casted as a narrator and feature in Nickelodeon’s ‘I’m Hayley, s Skater’ when being spotted at Culver City Ice Rink. She has tons of commercial credits to her name: GM Onstar, K-mart, SlimJim, and spokesperson for Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Then came guest appearances on the Nickelodeon shows ‘Unfabulous’ and reoccurring roles on ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’. Hayley made her movie debut as the ‘Jenkies’ loving Velma Dinkly in Cartoon Network’s ‘Scooby Doo! The Mystery Begins’ and ‘Scooby Doo! Curse of theLakeMonster’. Her latest achievement is her role as Stella Yamada in Nickelodeon’s ‘Lemonade Mouth’. ‘Lemonade Mouth’ allowed Hayley to show off her musical skills along with her iconic fashion style.
At 6 years old, Hayley took drum lessons and was selling drum charts by the age of 11. She went on to excel at the drums, keyboards, guitar and songwriting. She founded ‘The Agoura High Step Team’ in high school, which has become a recognized club by the school and is currently under her direction. During her junior year of high school she started a band named ‘Hede’ that was received well by their peers and community. After graduation, she was accepted into the elite Clive Davis School of Recorded Music atNew YorkUniversity. She also studied under the extremely talented dancer, Scotty Nyugen. Hayley is also a singer in the five girl singing group ‘The Stunners’. The group was an opening act during the summer portion of Justin Bieber’s 2010 ‘My World’ tour and have released their first five-song EP and music video ‘Dancing around the Truth’.
Along wither her acting and musical achievements, Hayley also excelled at school. In middle and high school she was president of the freshman class. As a sophomore she served as Commissioner of Entertainment. As a junior she held the position of Student Council vice-president and Commissioner of Pep Rallies. And as a senior she was appointed president of the Student Council.
Hayley Tid Bits:
Favorite pairs of shoes are Birkenstock sandals.
Loves leather and boyfriend jeans.
Describes her personal style as ‘old man chic in a field of lavender’.
Collects panda themed items.
Would love to play the trumpet.