If there's one thing the world definitely needs more of, it's adorable, mostly unseen old photos of celebrities. As it turns out, some of the biggest stars of our generation were in the spotlight (albeit much smaller) way before they were on the world stage: by cheering on their local sports teams.
Sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner were both cheerleaders in high school, Miley Cyrus was a tiny little pepster for her local little league team, and even the divine Meryl Streep once picked up the pom-poms and megaphone. It's fascinating to think about these women as younger people, partaking in one of America's favorite pastimes.
Keep scrolling to learn which big celebrities were once cheerleaders!
Who's your favorite celebrity cheerleader from our list? (We're loving tiny Miley!) Tell us in the comments below, and shop our sporty favorites while you're at it.