Matrazzo was born and raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The daughter of Charles, "Chuck", and Beth Matrazzo, she graduated with honors from Cardinal Gibbons High School located in Raleigh, North Carolina.
After graduating high school, Matrazzo took her studies to Clemson University where she graduated in May of 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in marketing. During her time, she was on the Dean's List, President of Clems University 's Dance Company and worked full-time as a dance instructor and competition team choreographer. She is also a sister of Clemson University's chapter of Delta Zeta where she served as Chair of Greek-Life Involvement.
Matrazzo started her pageant journey with the Miss North Carolina USA Organization. She competed at Miss North Carolina USA 2015 as Miss Chapel Hill USA. While she did not place, she continued competing in pageants.
After Miss North Carolina USA, Matrazzo went on to win the title of Miss Western Piedmont 2016. This qualified her to compete at the 2016 Miss South Carolina Pageant. While she did not make the Top 16 in the final night of competition, her experience inspired her to compete for the title of her home state.
Matrazzo became involved with the Miss North Carolina Organization in 2017. She entered and won the title of Miss Randolph County. She competed at Miss North Carolina 2017 where she made the Top 15 and won a Preliminary Swimsuit Award. Matrazzo also won the Spirit of Miss North Carolina Award. The winner of this award is selected by the sisterhood of former Miss North Carolina's and members of the North Carolina Educational Scholarship Fund.
She came back for her second try at the Miss North Carolina crown as Miss Metrolina 2018. There, she received multiple awards for her platform, Money Talks: Student-Focused Principles of Financial Management. She was the winner of the Miss America Community Service Award as well a recipient of one of five Wells Fargo Community Impact Awards. Matrazzo also took home her second consecutive Spirit of Miss North Carolina Award.
Matrazzo was crowned Miss North Carolina on June 23rd, 2018 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts located in Raleigh, North Carolina. She will compete for the title of Miss America 2019 on September 9th, 2018 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.