MANSIFELD -- Keara Wilson's happiest day in recent memory began with several notifications buzzing her phone.
Wilson, trained as a freestyle dancer at Sophistication Dance Company and cheerleader at Madison Comprehensive High School, had been posting her original dance moves to her new-found favorite app, TikTok.
"I saw all of these people dancing, and I wanted to see if I could make something pop or go viral," she said. "I fell in love with the app and I had just graduated and gotten out of the dancing thing.
"It felt so good. I love to dance."
On March 10, She posted her dance to Savage, a hip-hop song by Megan Thee Stallion.
The first day her post garnered 222,800 likes. The next day, she posted a different video of the dance with a caption which said, "day 2 doing my dance till it goes viral 🤗"
That post earned 419,500 likes, 3,414 comments and 43,800 shares from the TikTok app.
"That's when it really started climbing," she said. "People were asking can you please post a tutorial?"
Soon, the choreographed dance was trending on TikTok.
Five days after her viral post, Megan Thee Stallion shared Wilson's video to Instagram.
"The moment It happened, I saw a bunch of notifications from Instagram. I clicked on something and saw she posted me," Wilsons aid. "I started screaming. I showed my family. I was crying tears of joy. It was the best moment."
Megan Thee Stallion's song soon reached No. 1 on iTunes, thanks to this trend begun by the 19-year-old Mansfield native, reported Genius.com
The song has more than 11 million plays on Spotify.
"It's mindblowing. It makes me speechless; I helped her," Wilson said. "It feels so good. It's something I've always wanted to do -- get popular off of my own creativity.
As of Wednesday, Wilson has posted 348 choreographed dances to her 338,200 followers.
She has created freestyle dance numbers for a dance club in Texas called Free Style Dance Studio, where she coaches young children.