Prince Ethan

Prince Ethan Chamberlain is the son of Krewe members Patrick Gallagher (Duke of Arkansas XXVI) and Mary Gallagher and older brother to Emma and Evan Chamberlain.  He is also the nephew of Dr. Robby Wise (Duke of Arkansas XX) and Kelly Wise (Duchess of Arkansas XXI).  In addition, Ethan is serving as Prince this year with his cousin Jacob Wise. 

Ethan is a senior at Caddo Magnet High School where he is actively involved in Drama and Piano.  He was also recently selected and is currently a member of the National Society of High School Scholars.  He is actively involved in Central Assembly of God's youth group and participates in volunteer activities with Teen Challenge and community work.  Ethan's hobbies include playing the piano, singing and spending time with his family and friends. 

Upon graduation in 2017, he plans to attend Louisiana Tech University and major in Biology with future plans to attend Medical School.  Ethan has been involved as a riding member of the Krewe for 8 years.  He has been a member of the Kids Float and currently rides on the Teen Float.  He is both proud and honored to represent the Krewe as a Prince for Gemini XXVIII.  

Princess Caroline

Caroline is the daughter of Angela & Clayton Brakeville & sister of Shelby Ann.  She is the granddaughter of Bert Harris & the late James Harris and Charlie & Sally Brakeville. 

Caroline is a junior at Captain Shreve High School where she is enrolled in the Engineering Magnet Program.  She is a member of the National Honor Society and is a Distinguished Scholar.  She is a also a member of the Theatre Performance Team and Youth & Government where she recently authored a bill and it was passed at the Annual Y &G 2016 Legislative Meeting in Baton Rouge. She has also enjoyed volunteering at Providence House, through other clubs & church activities.

Caroline is a competitive shooter and competed nationally this past summer.  She was a member of the Louisiana 4-H Shooting Sports .22 small-bore rifle team. She and her team won 1st  place making them the National Champions.  Individually, she placed 3rd in the Nation.  She shoots CMP (Civil Marksmanship Program), NRA (National Rifle Association), & Silhouettes. This year she will be competing in precision air rifle and precision .22 rifle in her quest to make a collegiate shooting team in a few years.  Caroline was also honored to be selected a  LA 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador. 

Caroline is a 3 year letterman for the Lady Gators soccer team & was named the Best Defensive Player of the Year as a freshman and was  selected for the All District Team Honorable Mention her sophomore year.  This is also her 3rd year to play for the Lady Gators JV Volleyball team. 

Caroline was introduced to Mardi Gras at a very early age by her parents, Krewe of Gemini members since 1992. Her mother was Duchess of Louisiana XIV, her father Duke of Texas XVIII, & her sister was a Princess of Gemini XXVI.  She has ridden in the Gemini Parades since the age of 7 and considers it an honor and privilege to serve as a Princess for Gemini XXVIII.

Prince Jacob

Prince Jacob Stetson Wise is the son of Robby (Duke of Arkansas Gemini XX) and Kelly Wise (Duchess of Arkansas Gemini XXI) and nephew of Mary and Patrick Gallagher (Duke of Arkansas Gemini XXVI).  He is 16 and a sophomore at Captain Shreve High School, where he plays offensive line for the Gators. He is an honors student who is also involved in Key Club and other organizations.

In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar and doing things with his friends.  Jacob has ridden on the kids and teens floats for 9 years and is very excited to ride as a Prince this year.  He is also accompanied this year on the court by his cousin Ethan Chamberlain and his friend Caroline Brakeville.  Jacob is excited to represent Gemini XXVIII on the Royal Court this season.

Princess Julie

Julie is the daughter of Chief Warrant Officer and Mrs. Lucas A. Kneipp, and the sister to Dylan James and Addison Saylor.  She is the granddaughter of Krewe of Gemini members Leonard and Pam Simek.  Julie is a freshman at Benton High School and is in Pre-Advanced Placement English, Science, and Math.  She is involved in FORGE, a student youth group, at Airline Baptist Church.

As a member of the Benton Middle School Robotics Team, Julie has participated in several robotics competitions.  She was the recipient of the Star Student Award for Excellence in the STARBASE Louisiana Student Academy held at Barksdale Air Force Base.  In May, Julie received a Certificate of Achievement from the Air Force Junior ROTC for nearly a 99% average on the B-52 Flight Simulator Course held at Barksdale.  She was a member of a BMS student group that toured NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, and there she learned more about our country’s space exploration program.  This past year, Julie achieved placement on the Benton Middle School A/B Honor Roll.  She was a member of BMS Pep Squad and Peer Paws, which is a student group involved in community service.  Julie was honored to receive a nomination for BMS Student of the Year.

Watching movies, bowling, swimming, hanging out with friends and family, and traveling are some of the things that Julie enjoys doing.  

She is looking forward to attending college to study forensics and would like to become an FBI Behavioral Analyst, specializing in criminal profiling.

Julie has been involved with the Krewe of Gemini as a riding member for several years and currently rides on the Teen 1 Float.  She is very honored to represent the Krewe as a Princess for Gemini XXVIII.  

Prince Joshua

Joshua Stoll is the son of Allan and Kristi Stoll, grandson of Chris and Allan Stoll, Sr all of Bossier City, and Charles and Lynda Buck of Haughton, LA.  Josh is a 10th grader at Parkway High School where he is currently on the Panther Baseball team.  He has been riding in the Krewe of Gemini since 2010.  He thanks his grandmother, Chris Stoll, a charter member, for giving him the opportunity to make such great memories with the Krewe of Gemini.  Josh is third of a lineage of former Gemini Princes, Daniel and Jordan.  He enjoys baseball, basketball, fishing, playing whiffle ball with friends, football games, and going to the race track with his family. 

Josh has been going to Camp Hardtner for 6 years.  This camp allowed him the opportunity to volunteer last year for a special needs children's camp called Camp Able, where he learned the true meaning of compassion.  Josh hopes to be an actor when he gets older.

Princess Shelby

Shelby Murphy was born in 2001 to William Murphy and Michelle Miracle. She will be a sophomore this fall at Scott County High School, located in Georgetown, KY.

Shelby is sponsored by her grandparents, Jack and Karen Murphy. She has ridden on the kids and teen floats a number of times.

Princess Abigail

Abby lives in Benton, LA and is a sophomore at Benton High School.  Her favorite subjects are English and History.  This is her second year on the Benton High School basketball team, and her first year on the track team.  Abby left Benton Middle School with back to back basketball district championships. 

Abby likes listening to R&B, rap, and rock music.  Some of her favorite activities outside from school are shopping and spending time with friends and family.

She has enjoyed the Mardi Gras experience since she was a little girl, riding the kids float, and attending many parties and balls.  She finds the Mardi Gras experience exciting and fun. 

Abby plans to attend ULL and studying journalism after high school.  She strives to be the best daughter, granddaughter, friend, and student she can be.  Abby gives God all the glory for all of her achievements.