Volpe is a native of Cranston, Rhode Island. She is currently a senior at Cranston High School East. She has a love for art and aspires to become an art therapist so she can work with children.
Volpe had never entered a pageant before Miss Rhode Island Teen USA 2019 Pageant. She entered with just a month before the competition as a way to challenge herself to get out of her comfort zone. Her younger sister, Camille, also entered the pageant and placed in the Top 10.
Much to her surprise, Volpe captured the crown on her first try. She was crowned Miss Rhode Island Teen USA 2019 on September 9, 2018, at The Vets One Avenue of the Arts in Providence, Rhode Island. She will compete for the title of Miss Teen USA 2019.