Rose to popularity representing the Area of Columbia in the 2017 Miss USA pageant. She’d continue to earn the name and earn her place representing america within the 2017 Miss Universe pageant. She gained a qualification in chemistry at SC State University just before working as a crisis preparedness professional for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission rate. She was initially runner-up for Miss Area of Columbia USA in 2015 and 2016 before finally earning the name in 2017. She was created in Naples, Italy to Betty Ann Parker and Artensel E. McCullough Sr. Her dad was an associate of the united states Sea Corps. She was preceded within the name of Miss USA by 2016 champion Deshauna Barber, who was simply also Miss Area of Columbia.