Michaela McLean Wilkes

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Michaela McLean Wilkes is a spokesmodel, podcaster, young women’s advocate, and award-winning dancer. In 2019, Michaela won the title of Miss Florida and placed in the Top 15 at Miss America 2020, which aired live on NBC. She is the longest serving Miss Florida in history, serving both 2019 and 2020, after her year was extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

She earned a double major in Dance and Public Relations with a specialization in Sport and Entertainment Communication Management from the University of Alabama in 2019. Also, Michaela is a faith and culture contributor and social media specialist for Liberty Counsel and Liberty Counsel Action.

Michaela hosts the “Be Brave and Beautiful Podcast,” which empowers young women to live confidently and lead courageously from a biblical worldview. She has a heart to speak truth to her generation in faith, family, culture, and conservative, biblical values. Follow her ministry at @bebraveandbeautiful on Instagram.

Michaela resides in Naples, Florida, with her husband, Grayson, and golden retriever, Archie.

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