AJ Lee Personal Profile & BiographyProfile:
Real Name : April Jeanette Mendez
Other Names : AJ , A.J. , April Lee , Miss April
Height : 5' 2"
Weight : 107 lb-49 kg
Date Of Birth : March 19, 1987
Place Of Birth : Union City, New Jersey
Trainers : Jay Lethal
Debut Year : September 29, 2007
April Jeanette Mendez (born March 19, 1987) is an American professional wrestler. She is signed to WWE, wrestling on its SmackDown brand under the name of AJ. In 2010, she competed on the third season of NXT, finishing in third place. She also competes in WWE's developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), where she is a former Queen of FCW and FCW Divas Champion, and the first person to have held both titles.
She has wrestled for several Northeast-based independent promotions under the name Miss April. including VPW, NWS, and ACE as well as the all-female promotion Women Superstars Uncensored, where she was one half of the WSU Tag Team Champions along with Brooke Carter, known as The AC Express.
Mendez has stated she is of Puerto Rican heritage. She attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in New York City where she majored in Film and Television production. She has a brother who served in the Army, and as a tribute to him, she has been known to wear camouflage wrestling attire.
Mendez was previously in a relationship with her trainer Jay Lethal. Mendez is a self-described geek and enjoys comic books, video games and action movies. Mendez is also an animal lover, owning two rescue dogs.