In late 2018 Lexie Elston was crowned Miss Maine USA 2019, securing herself to represent her state on the national Miss USA stage in 2019! This was Lexie's first year on the Miss Maine USA stage!
Lexie is currently a student at The University of Southern Maine earning her undergraduate degree in Environmental Science! After graduating for The University of Southern Maine, Lexie plans to attend Texas A&M University to obtain her masters degree.
After all of her schooling is done Lexis dream is to become environmental scientist for the U.S. Department of the Interior in hopes to help the world's climate change and work towards bettering our planet. Lexie also hopes to become science Professor and teach at her Alma Mater on the day.
Before university Lexie worked as a model and was discovered by the CEO of Guess jeans at the age of 16. After being told numerous time that she was "too big" for the industry, Elite Model Management Worldwide signed her. However, after high school Lexi decided schooling was more important to her and put her modeling career to the side.
Growing up, Lexie had difficulties in school and struggled with Math and Science. That is why she never thought pursuing a degree in sciences would be possible. Lexie spent summer after summer being tutored in the subjects. Lexie is now taking Calculus and Chemistry courses, she wants her struggle with failure and rejection to show others that they should not to give up on their dreams.
As Miss Maine USA, Lexie hopes to bring her unique story to the Miss USA stage and inspire others to believe in themselves.
Southern Maine Community College and The University of Southern Maine
FUN FACTS about Lexie Elston
In her free time, she loves traveling to new countries, experiencing new cultures and learning about the world around her. She enjoys training for marathons, reading a good new book, and cooking with her family. Artists and designers that inspire her include Pam Anderson, Post Malone, Lana Del Rey and Stephanie Seymour.