High Tech High School Graduate Performs with Cardi B at American Music Awards

Elyssa Cueto is a Class of 2018 graduate from North Bergen

SECAUCUS, NJ — A High Tech High School graduate shared the stage with rapper Cardi B at the American Music Awards earlier this month.

Elyssa Cueto, a member of the Class of 2018, was one of the featured backup dancers during Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin’s performance on Oct. 9. Cueto is an 18-year-old North Bergen native who recently moved to Los Angeles.

She was a dance major at High Tech High School and Cueto’s performance can be found here. She is featured at minute 2:05.

Cueto has been taking dance lessons since she was 3 years old. She is trained in ballet, jazz, flamenco, tap, acrobatics, hip hop, contemporary and modern dance. Cueto has previously performed in music videos with Jennifer Lopez and Jason Derulo.

Since graduating, Cueto has worked on promotional projects for DanceOn and Degree Deodorant.