HOT GALLERY: Before McKinley High: Your Favorite Glee Stars, Slushie-FreeWith the third season of Foxâ€™s smash hit Glee premiering on September 21, Gleeks everywhere are wondering what is in store for the McKinley High Glee Club since they failed to win nationalsâ€”and what recording artists they'll be covering! As we ponder what love triangles will be resolved, how Sue is holding up, and if weâ€™ll ever meet Rachel's dads, take a look back at these amazing performers before they made â€śmashupâ€ť a household word. By Elizabeth Perkins
This fresh-faced teen was no stranger to flashing her dazzling smile for the cameras. Rivera started modeling as a baby and worked steadily on TV beginning at the age of 4. Despite her many years of experience, the role of Santana Lopez will probably always be known as her breakthrough.