Kevin Banares is a God Fearing, Husband, now Father, residing in San Diego, CA. Kevin started his dance journey in 2007 at Studio 429 on Breakthrough under the direction of Emmett Agapay and Tracy Seiler. In 2008, he joined Studio 429’s Production team. In July 2009, Kevin was invited to join his “dream team” Choreo Cookies where he was able to continue his dance journey and continue his love of competing.
Kevin loves to spend time with his wife Mariah, his daughter named Emery, and dog Luna. He enjoys watching sports live or on television, particularly Basketball and Football. He is a big fan of both the Lakers and Chargers. One of his biggest inspirations is Kobe Bryant. "Say what you want about his faults (who doesn’t have faults), but the reason I am driven by Kobe is due to the fact that he is the hardest working athlete in sports. His work ethic is like no other and it inspires me to be better everyday."
Kevin graduated from Cal State San Marcos with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and is currently a Branch Manager at Wells Fargo Bank. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club in Vista. During his free time he loves to play basketball and enjoys the shows Grey’s Anatomy and Impractical Jokers.