She was born and raised in El Paso, Texas on March 11, 1993. She was raised by her grandmother after her mother’s passing at age 11. Graduated from Coronado High School with an International Baccalaureate diploma in 2011 she became the first in her family to receive a university education and graduated Cum Laude with Highest Honors and was the highest ranking graduate from Texas Tech University in 2015. She lived and worked in Washington DC before moving to Milan, Italy where she completed a masters in Green Energy, Sustainable Management and Corporate Social Responsibility.
She holds the titles of Miss Teen Earth United States 2010, Miss Earth United States 2012, where she placed at top 8 in the international Miss Earth competition that year. She also holds the international titles of 24th World Miss University and Miss Multiverse 2016. She represented the US in both competitions competing against 72 and 35 contestants respectively taking home both the titles. She is also Miss Lubbock Texas USA 2014.