What three words best describe you?
Passionate, Compassionate, Authentic

What do you like to do for fun?
I love to go Swing Dancing and I love to go see Broadway Shows in NYC!

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
Always practice gratitude! It is always important to show your appreciation!

What is the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you?
My dance teacher in NYC said something about me to the entire class one day, and my whole body turned red. Every time he sees me now, he purposefully makes me blush so that my whole body turns red.

What’s your favorite type of music?
Growing up in Texas my whole life I love country music, but I have also grown up in the musical theater industry so I love Broadway music as well!

What is the best book you’ve ever read?
The Great Gatsby! It is such a compelling novel with so much meaning, not to mention I love the 1920’s era in which the novel takes place.

If there was a reality show about your life what would the title be?
Totally Texas Treasure

Who or what motivates you and why?
The many educators and mentors in my life whether it be in the academic world or in the musical theater industry who always push me to strive for excellence.

What is your favorite quote?
“Live life to its fullest, love every second, laugh as you go through it, and learn all you can!”

What is your fondest wish?
My fondest wish is to become a doctor, so I can make a difference in the world by finding a cure for cancer, delivering babies, or healing the lives of children.

What qualities do you possess that make you a role model?
My dedication to education and my strive for excellence in all areas of my life, my dedication to serving others, and I always lead by example no matter whether I am in school or out in my community.

What advice would you give young ladies wanting to compete in pageants?
Preparation is key for success! Prepare to compete by maintaining a healthy lifestyle, pay attention to the world around you, and be confident in who you are!

What’s your favorite midnight snack?
Fruit! I love all different types of fruit whether it’s pineapple, watermelon, or even cantaloupe! It is perfect to satisfy late night cravings!