Rylie is 10 years old and lives in Fort Myers, Florida. She is a 5th grader at Gateway Elementary and is a straight A student. Rylie mentors Kindergarten and 1st graders, was selected to be on the News Crew and the Yearbook Committee, is a member of both the Millionaire Club for reading and Odyssey of the Mind academic competition. Rylie is also interested in modeling and acting and enjoys playing soccer for the Gateway Soccer Association.
Rylie is very active in her community. She enjoys working with numerous organizations such as the Salvation Army, Autism Speaks, Heart Walks and the Animal Refuge Center. Rylie also enjoys putting together with her twin brother their own community service projects. They have organized clean up the park days and had a food and supply drive for their local animal shelter.
Rylie plans to become an Author and write positive books for girls about her experiences with pageants. She is also interested in becoming an Interior Designer, a News Anchor or a Teacher.
Rylie is excited about the year ahead of her as Jr. T.E.E.N. United States. She hopes to encourage young girls to always believe in themselves. Rylie wants to be a positive role model for others and let kids know that they can make a difference in their community by volunteering!