Beauty queen crowned Miss Philippines Earth and Miss Earth in 2014. She'd previously won the 2013 titles of Sinulog Festival Queen, Miss MegaCebu, and Reyna ng Aliwan.
After briefly studying mass communications at University of San Jose-Recoletos, she transferred to the International Academy of Film and Television to study acting.
Outside of her pageant work, she is a skilled dancer and managed her own dance company Mactan Dynamics.
Her father, James Edward Herrell, was originally from Seattle, Washington, and her mother, Mary Snow del Rosario was a Filipino from Medellin, Cebu.
She shares the title of Miss Earth with 2010 winner Nicole Faria.