College Major: Broadcast Journalism

Scholastic Ambition: To obtain a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism with a minor in communication arts and sciences.

Secret Wish or Dream: I would love to talk about my adoption story on The Ellen Degeneres Show.

My Defining Moment: Last summer, I wrote a blog post that described my feelings about my adoption story. After posting it, people from all across the country began sharing their stories with me. I realized that adoption isn’t talked about as openly or as often as it should be and I knew that the Miss America Organization would be the perfect place for me to continue sharing my story and the stories of other adoptive families.