The last 24 hours have been a total whirlwind and I am so humbled and thankful for this new opportunity — I truly don’t even know where to begin describing my gratitude!!
Rodney Hullender, I love you so much and wouldn’t be the woman I am today without your love, guidance and support. Thank you for letting me be your girl long after our chapter with Scenic City and for always being in my corner — you are so much more than a director, you’ve become one of my dearest friends that I think of as family and I wouldn’t trade you for the world. You are truly a God send in my life!
Mom & Dad, I feel so blessed to have two of the most supportive parents on the planet and I love you both so much. Thank you so much for Travelling to support me and for being the loudest cheerleaders EVER!!
Lu Sierra, thank you so much for being an amazing host and coach! I love you dearly and I’m so grateful for you! Thank you so much for always being
Keith Pittman & Lasting Impressions, thank you for your generosity and sponsorship, I am so thrilled we get to work together this year!!
Paige Dennis & Joann’s crew, thank you so much for making sure my wardrobe is as fab as always! You always make me feel like a queen!
Neely, Delaney & the AIM team / Volunteers, I am so thrilled to be a part of this crazy ride for the next year and that we’ve already hit the ground running! I can’t WAIT for all that’s in store— after we catch up on our sleep this week 😂
To All of our incredible sponsors, thank you SO VERY MUCH for donating your time, resources and energy in an effort to make this the best year for each of the 6 queens — we promise to use every part of what you’ve given us to make this the most successful year possible!
I’m so thrilled to be your FIRST ever America’s Ideal Miss! Follow my journey at @americas.ideal.miss on Instagram and on Facebook, and stay tuned for updates on what my five new little sisters and I are up to next!
I can't begin to express how much my heart is overflowing with gratitude for all of your love and support!
All my love,
P.S. see below for the full crowning moment!