Palacio was born and raised in Los Angles, California. She attended the University of California Northridge where she majored in journalism. While there, she was on the Dean’s List and a member of the Gamma Sigma Alpha Greek Honor Society.
Palacio is no stranger to pageants. She entered the 2011 Miss Teenage California pageant where she placed as fourth runner-up.
Palacio then went on to compete at the 2012 Miss Hispanidad International pageant. She won the title of Miss Hispanidad International Teen 2012. The win qualified her to compete at the 2013 Miss California USA and Miss California Teen USA pageant where she was named a semifinalist and placed in the Top 20.
Palacio returned to compete for the title of Miss California Teen USA. She compete at the 2014 Miss Malibu USA and Miss Malibu Teen USA pageant. There, she was crowned Miss Beverly Hills Teen USA 2014.
Palacio advanced to the 2014 Miss California USA and Miss California Teen USA pageant. There, she was once again named a semifinalist and placed in the Top 20.
Palacio also competed in the 2014 Miss Teenage California pageant where she placed as first runner-up.
Palacio returned to the Miss California Teen USA stage for a third time when she registered for the 2015 Miss California USA and Miss California Teen USA pageant. There, she was named a semifinalist for a third time and made it into the Top 5. She placed as second runner-up to Miss California Teen USA 2015, Melanie Mitchell.
Palacio then entered the 2016 Miss California Jr. High, High School and Collegiate America pageant. She won the title of Miss California Collegiate America 2016. The win qualified her to represent California at the 2016 Miss Jr. High, High School and Collegiate America pageant. There, she placed in the Top 5 to Miss Collegiate America 2016, Amberly Nelson.
After crowning her successor, Palacio then enter the 2018 Miss Supranational pageant. She represented California as Miss Golden State Supranational 2018. She did not make the Top 25. However, her pageant journey is far from over.