Ashley is Miss Long Island 2017. She has placed in the Top 5 and the Top 20 at Miss New York USA 2017, one of the largest state pageants in the Miss USA system.
She is currently a senior news editor at Mic, covering breaking news, politics and culture. She graduated cum laude from St. John's University with a degree in journalism.
Ashley began competing in pageants at a young age as a way to gain confidence. Outside of pageantry, she enjoys staying fit, cooking and traveling.