Pageantry has taught her to be respectful and represent herself as a young, confident, and strong girl. Being apart of a beauty contest is a real boost to help spread your platform and awareness to other people. The beautiful Olivia Fonville, who'll be competing for the crown of Miss Florida Teen USA later this year, is the founder of Livie's closet. She plans on giving out dresses to those less fortunate - "I want a girl to put on one of my dresses I give to her and feel like she’s the beauty queen. With the Stay Gorgeous Girl’s organization we provide a day for girls to come and know that they are beautiful in their own skin, and teach them how to become more confident so they can slay the world!" - she explained.
Olivia is 17 years old and a senior in high school. She has been modeling for two years now. She has always been tall and athletic, that's why volleyball was a big part of her life. This year she will represent her home town, Ponte Vedra Beach. In preparing for this contest she has been following a healthy meal plan, workouts twice a day, along with yoga and pilates - "Some days it is hard to get up and work out, or give up that chocolate cake, but then I think of my the competition and I persevere and keep working so that I may achieve my goals" she said.
The state of Florida has never won the crown of Miss Teen USA but they tie with Illinois for most Miss Photogenic awards. These were won in a successive streak from 1996-1998. Miss Florida Teen USA and Miss Teen USA's Miss Photogenic in 1997, Cristin Duren, later became Miss Florida USA 2006 and 2004 titleholder Anastagia Pierre was later Miss Florida USA 2009. 1996 winner Kelly Gaudet later won the Miss Florida 2001 title and competed at Miss America.