Sammy Flores is a native of Corpus Christi, TX. He sought out dance at a young age before beginning his formal training. His natural talent for breakdancing grew into something special. Sammy began his formal training under the direction of Shawnee Jones-Bonette at Del Mar College were he showcased his early work and found his niche as a choreographer and teacher. Sammy was awarded a scholarship and was able to study ballet at the Corpus Christi Ballet Academy under the direction of Nancy Sulik. Sammy has worked with an array of artists including Paula Deanda and La Conquista. Using the gift God has given him, Sammy started a dance group with Hope School of worship under the direction of Diana Pena, called the Hip Hope Kidz. This will be his third season with Teffanys Dance Studio.