Mireya Mayor talks being a working mom, her new role and Expedition Bigfoot

Former NFL cheerleader, National Geographic Explorer, mother of six, director of the Exploration and Science Communications Initiative.

Meet Mireya Mayor.

“One of the reasons I love doing what I do, I go around the country, I give lectures for National Geographic and now as director of Exploration and Science Communications at FIU I get to reach these much bigger audiences and talk to young girls and hopefully inspire them to follow in those footsteps,” Mayor told NBC’s 6 in the Mix.

In her spare time? She hunts for Bigfoot and once discovered the world’s smallest primate.