Meet the 40-Year-Old Mother of Two Who Is Now an NFL Cheerleader

by Greg Pollowitz

Good for her:

Kriste Lewis always dreamed of being an NFL cheerleader.

Well, her dream has come true: She recently made the Saintsations, the New Orleans cheerleading squad.

While that doesn’t sound unique at all, this part of her story is:

She’s 40 years old and the mother of two boys, ages 11 and 14.

40-year old mother of 2 earns spot on 2014 New Orleans @Saintsations roster #Saints

— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) July 16, 2014

“There were a lot of young, beautiful girls,” Lewis told ABC News of her competition, who ranged in age from 18 to 30. “It was a fear. I will not lie.”

Lewis also has a kidney disease, which she discussed with “Good Morning America” this week.

The rest here.