Born and raised in New Jersey, Erica represented her home state as International United Miss New Jersey 2018 and competed for the International title in 2018 and came in 1st Runner-up.
She also had the national title of Miss Next Level 2017 (Pageant Planet's #7th National Pageant that year) under the mentorship and directorship of Evelyn McCleod and Pandora Wilson-Chess. Erica’s previous titles include; Miss Garden State American Coed 2016, Miss New Jersey USA Ambassador 2015, and Miss New Jersey East Coast USA 2015, Miss Polonia of Sayreville 2010 (represented her hometown at the Annual Polish Day Parade in NYC.
Other pageant systems she has also competed in include; International United Miss, Miss American Coed, USA Ambassador, Next Level Youth, International Junior Miss, MAO NJ, and Miss NJ USA. Erica is currently in the United States of America's Miss Arizona system representing Glendale.
She is a Cum Laude graduate of Montclair State University in New Jersey and earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Painting. She also earned her Associates of Fine Arts from Middlesex County College before transferring to Montclair in December 2014. While achieving her degree, she was an active sister of the sorority Theta Kappa Chi and maintained being on the Dean’s List throughout her entire college career as well as being a member of two honor societies. She is currently a graduate student at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ.
Her personal platform, “Keep Art Education in Our School Systems” is dedicated towards art education and the freedom to allow children to use their creativity. She feels strongly about keeping the arts in the school curriculum because allowing “children to use creativity is extremely important in this math and science-driven school system.” Erica is also a strong believer in "STEAM" and supports it being implemented throughout our education system. She created a Facebook page to raise awareness by sharing weekly links and updates on the benefits of art and creativity.