As a small child, she was given a 10 percent chance to walk again after struggling with a life threatening illness, yet she walks the stage gracefully. She graduated from Stafford Senior High School and kept up a 3.8 GPA while taking Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment classes.
Caelynn has worked with a hostile to harassing system called Agents of Change following the 6th grade, and she has been conversing with children amid her rule to attempt to put a stop to tormenting. She has been in Young Life since her first year, and volunteered a month of her late spring to serve center school understudies amid their time at WyldLife camp. Caelynn is likewise included with Soles4Souls, Becky's Fund and Breast Cancer Awareness. Caelynn once kissed the leader of a boa constrictor subsequent to volunteering at a reptile display. Miller-Keyes worked at Chick- fil-A as a clerk from the age of 14 to 16.
Miss Universe Organization Involvement
Caelynn Miller-Keyes took home the title of Miss Virginia Teen USA in 2013. While she did not win Miss Teen USA 2013, she did return to the Miss Universe Organization as Miss North Carolina USA 2018. She placed 1st Runner-up at the Miss USA 2018 pageant.
Miller-Keyes is the first state titleholder to miss crowning her successor. She was filming for 'The Bachelor" during the state pageant. Pageant organizers said that opting out of crowning her successor was not a violation of her contract as a state titleholder.
In 2019, Miller-Keyes made headlines during her appearance on the Bachelor. She once again used the national attention to draw light to her personal experiences and platform in a conversation with Bachelor, Colton Underwood. She spoke openly about her experience with sexual assault in college.