Brec Bassinger called us to share excitement about coming to Tuscaloosa for Kidabaloo on Saturday, as we get to know more about Nickelodeon star of Bella and the Bulldogs!

During my phone conversation with this entirely friendly and talented young actress, she opens up about how she landed a starring role on a Nickelodeon, and how it came up about thanks to an appearance at Little Miss World in 2009.

We know Brec plays the TV role of Bella who is cheerleader turned quarterback for the football team. In real life, is she a big sports fan?  You may be surprised.

What about being a role model, and providing inspiration to young girls who idolize her?  Brec explains what that means to her.

Also, this compassionate actress spends her spare serving as a charity ambassador.  Find out what cause and why.  Also, hear about Brec's most unusual pet choices.

Learn more about Brec Bassinger in the interview posted below. Plus, make plans to meet her in person on Saturday (Feb. 27) at the Belk Activity Center in Tuscaloosa between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. during Kidabaloo! Click here for more info and tickets.