Ella is an eleven year-old from the Atlanta, Georgia area, and has competed in pageants for over two years. She recently reigned as the 2017 Young Miss for America's National Miss, a national pageant system based out of Georgia. She currently holds a title with her local area's school pageant system, as Miss Dacula Preteen. Previously, she served for two years as a Lifetime Ambassador and Novice Supreme to Miss Southern States Relay for Life, where she dedicated to over 200 community service hours, and helped raise over $2,200 to various charities focused on cancer and pediatric cancer. Ella competed at ANTSO nationals in 2016 as Miss Georgia Preteen, where she won national portfolio in her division.
Ella began pageants as a way to make friends, and to uncover new ways to volunteer around her community. She says that volunteering has always been her favorite aspect of pageantry because it allows girls of all ages to make a difference in their neighborhoods and communities.
Ella is an honor-roll 6th grade student in the gifted program, and studies classical piano.