Blame it on the Baton: How I Became Involved in Pageants

Blame it on the Baton: How I Became Involved in Pageants

I wanted a baton for Christmas when I was seven years old, and while this story starts back in 2000, my “pageant career” started much later. I have no idea why I put a baton on my Christmas list and my parents don’t remember either.…

This is the Beginning

This is the Beginning

At 23 years old, I became Miss Arizona 2016, a job that I worked for pretty much my entire life. Yes, really – I saw my first pageant at age nine and my heart was set on a dream. Six years of competing for the…