Five-year-old drum major preps for "Ellen" debut

BELLE GLADE, FL (WFLX) - Five-year-old Taranza McKelvin is practicing his steps for Wednesday's performance. "I've been practicing with the other drum majors, and dancing with my brothers," said Taranza.

That's because he'll be making his national debut on "Ellen", Wednesday evening, to air on Thursday. "I'm excited about it, it feels good to be big time because now everyone knows my name."

The Glades Day student became a hit last month after leading the Glades Central marching band on the field during the Muck Bowl.

He's been the talk of the town ever since. "It feels awesome and makes me feel like a Rockstar," said Taranza.

"I'm just looking forward to him having fun, I want him to go out there and show the world that he loves to dance and do what he does most," said his mom, Katisha McKelvin.

And for Taranza, he's just ready to take to the field one last time this season.

"At the end of the day, I'm ready for Wednesday, and I'm ready for Ellen," said Taranza.

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