Known best mainly because the winner from the 2014 Miss USA beauty pageant, she also earned the Miss Nevada USA 2014 name. Previously, she have been a finalist in the 2010 Miss California USA pageant. She competed in her 1st beauty competition, the Miss San Jacinto pageant, at age thirteen. At nineteen, she earned the name of Miss Citrus Valley USA and continued to contend in the Miss Latino pageant. Her Miss Nevada USA earn led to a residency controversy: she got primarily resided in California, and her eligibility for the Nevada pageant was involved. She and her sibling David was raised in Sacramento and Menifee, California, as the kids of Nicole Sanford and David Sanchez. She came into the 2014 Miss World pageant, hoping to achieve success the 2013 Miss World name holder, Venezuelan model Maria Gabriela Isler.