"I decided to compete in pageantry because I have always been a fan of pageantry and wanted to find a system, where at my size, I could genuinely compete and not feel like the outcast because of my size."
Most Admired Person: Her mother, Myra Bean. She is the epitome of strength, beauty, wisdom, grace, and discipline. The amount of strength and patience while raising one child and taking care of her family is immeasurable and admirable. Being in a rough and difficult relationship with her child’s father, her mom was able to get herself out before any physical and emotional damage was done to her or her child. It was hard for her but she knew she had done the right thing. Now her mom is an amazing grandmother and Danielle hopes to pass on those amazing qualities to her daughter.
Three Words to Describe You: Determined, optimistic, and kind-hearted.
Hobbies: writing, being with her family, singing, playing my different instruments, and volunteering wherever I can
Platform: The American Cancer Society has been leading the way for 100 years to transform cancer from deadly to preventable. She has been involved with Relay For Life, an international event for the American Cancer Society, for 14 years. Two of those years, she has been apart of a local executive committee to plan this annual event. When she relays, she relays for her grandfather, her cousins, and friends who have fought, survived, or lost their fight with cancer. She continues to raise money for Relay for Life and participates in at least 3 different events in 3 different cities each other.