Dominique Battiste
Zendaya and dom after rehearsal
Biographical Information
Gender: Female
Age: 18
Nationality: American
Nicknames: Young Love
Occupation(s): Dancer
Official Twitter: @@DB_YumYum

Dominique Battiste, also referred to as, "Young Love" is one of Zendaya's Z-Swag dancers. She is also Zendaya's classmate.


Dominique is a professional dancer and choreographer. She is signed to the Bloc Talent Agency. She was in Swag It Out tour with Zendaya. She attends Oakland School for the Arts(OSA) and is a member of the National Honor Society. She dances with Future Shock Oakland, CollectiveUth and Academy Of Villains (AOV). Her mom, Kim Sims-Battiste, is the Creative Executive Director of Culture Shock Oakland and is also Zendaya's favorite choreographer. She starred and choreographed in Z's first dance video on Z's YouTube Channel. Here Twitter used to be YumsYummy.

Dominique + Zendaya = Dominaya

  • In November 2011, She was a back up dancer for Zendaya during the Macy's 85th Thanksgiving Day Parade.
  • She and Zendaya were reading Huckleberry Finn for school in late November 2012.
  • She and Zendaya are both very good friends with Adam Irigoyen and Deja Carter.
  • On Sunday, November 26, 2012, she attended a Trey Songz concert with Zendaya and Deja.
  • On Saturday, December 29, 2012, Zendaya posted her first dance video on her Youtube Channel featuring Deja, Dominique, and other Z-swag dancers. Dominique's mom choreograhped the video.
  • On Sunday, December 30, 2012, Zendaya posted a video on Mobli of Deja and Doninque dancing to Maroon 5's Moves Like Jagger on Just Dance 4.
  • On Tuesday, January 1, 2013, Zendaya, Deja, and Dominique went to a Kevin Hart stand-up comedy show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. 
  • During the week of May 30 - June 1st, Dominaya have been spotted filming the Replay music video, and leaving rehearsals, as well as rehearsing for the 2013 Swag It Out mini tour.