Beauty pageant winner first known for winning Miss Connecticut's Outstanding Teen competition. She then went on to earn the title of Miss Connecticut Teen USA and then Miss Teen USA in 2012.
A performer early in life, she began dancing at the age of two. She would eventually study commercial dance at PACE University.
An active advocate against bullying, she founded the Unite Against Bullies program dedicated to educating children about bullying.
She has a self-titled YouTube channel and has featured her younger sister Sydney in the August 2015 video "SISTER TAG!"
She passed on the Miss Teen USA crown to 2013 winner Cassidy Wolf.