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.