Dancer Leading By Example

By: Ashley Edlund Email
By: Ashley Edlund Email
Augusta dance studio

Kathryn McCormick, a finalist from the hit TV show "So You Think You Can Dance?", got her start at local dance studio. (WRDW-TV / July 23, 2012)

Watching him dance, you'd never guess that Xavia Jackson has lost his footing once or twice.

As a child, he says kids would taunt him, especially being a boy who loved to dance.

But Jackson got back on his feet.

He brought the step team back to his high school, led the dance team and then started teaching dance classes at 16.

He has won numerous awards, but say it's about teaching and helping others at the end of the day.

One person now following in his footsteps?

His little brother Joshua Jackson.

Joshua says he wants to be a dancer, just like his brother.

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