Miss New York
"Being a title holder is so much more than wearing a crown and a stunning gown. It's so, very, important to me to be a queen for the people, encouraging others to embrace themselves unapologetically.
Taking up space, going forward with your goals and realizing that you can be BOTH, beautiful and intelligent. As much fun as I have on stage, my favorite part of being a beauty queen is interacting with my community and meeting the little queens and kings who will grow up realizing that they , too, can be all that they desire by having the courage to fight forward. Being within the community and actively working to make it better is a strong passion of mine and it is exactly why I started the