"I was and still am grateful to have represented my state and Latinas in my community. "
How long have you been modeling?
"I have been modeling a little over three years. I only began when I started to participate in pageants."
What events have you participated in?
"I participated in the Miss Teen Texas Latina 2010 pageant, Miss Earth Border Cities 2010 pageant and Miss Teen Texas Latina 2012 pageant."
How did it feel to be Miss Latina 2012 and have you won any other crowns.
"I was and still am grateful to have represented my state and Latinas in my community. I was in shock when they announced that I won. Although I worked very hard, so did many other intelligent young ladies, therefore I felt very honored."
" I love high waisted skirts, jeans, and pants and anything vintage and love wearing the color red!"
What community events did you support during your reign as Miss Latina?
"I made frequent appearances around the El Paso area. I supported the Trot for Tots that was held by the Child Crisis Center of El Paso, I visited the children, volunteers and amazing humble workers at the Child Crisis Center of El Paso, and participated in events held by Latinitas which is an organization to help encourage and strengthen the self esteem of young Latina girls in the area."
Are you from El Paso? What school did you graduate from?
"I was born in Oceanside, California but have lived in El Paso since I was about five years old. I attended Chapin Highschool until my senior year then was home-schooled from then on. "
What photographers, agencies, mags have you worked with?
"I've worked with Carlos Gutierrez, Armando Vela, Robert Tibuni and a few other in Amarillo where I passed on my title. "
Where do you shop , favorite brand?
.. local shop?
"I like to shop anywhere I can throw a stylish and unique outfit together. I'm not a huge name brand person although those things don't hurt but I will find great deals at Goodwill, Rainbow, The Label Exchange, Forever 21, and recently my favorite Nordstrom Rack!"
" I would love to pursue a career teaching young children one day and having a positive affect in their lives."
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How would you describe your style?
"I really don't have a specific style it just depends on the occasion but I love high waisted skirts, jeans, and pants and anything vintage and love wearing the color red!"
How do you see the culture of fashion and style grow in the El Paso and what would you like to see happen?
"I would love to see more people express their personality through fashion and their own style and not be afraid of being judged by it!" What advice would you give a young girl who wanted to be a beauty queen or model?
"I would suggest for them to follow their heart and participate in as many activities as possible. Pageants aren't just about beauty; they teach you a lot about yourself, make many new friendships, build self confidence and learn to speak more adequately. "
What is your life's goal?
"My life time goal is to have no regrets, spend as much time with family and loved ones, have fun and really enjoy the life I'm living. I do work a lot for a young girl only twenty years old and have to remind myself sometimes to treat myself and relax."