The gorgeous Ashley Hornick, who'll be competing in Miss United States 2017 later this year, is all about breaking stereotypes to set the record straight on so-called pageant girls. "I wound up playing on a football team in Junior High, and not only was I the only girl on the team, but I was also the quarterback!" Ashley explained.
Because Pageants are not just about gowns and crowns, as Miss Arizona Ashley wants to inspire others to be themselves. She enjoys giving back to her community and promotes a program called Battle Buddies.
Read on and discover her inspiring story below!