Where Queens are Crowned
Lauren Gray is a Junior at John Muir High School with a 4.4 GPA. She is also dually enrolled in Pasadena City College, double-majoring in Ethnic Studies and Social Justice, and plans to earn two Associate Arts degrees in addition to her high school diploma upon graduation. Lauren is a compassionate and dedicated leader who is committed to making an impact at her school and in her community. She is Junior Class President, co-captain of the cheer team, Associated Student Body Alumni Commissioner, and Pasadena City College Dual Enrollment Student Ambassador. In addition, her volunteer work includes assisting in teaching youth Mandarin Chinese at her former elementary school, being a city ambassador volunteer at community events, and advocating for equity in all Pasadena schools as a member of the PUSD’s Student Think Tank. As an advocate for political literacy, Lauren has also organized voter registration drives at her school by partnering with the League of Women's Voters. After graduating from college, Lauren would like to work in the political law and legal field, combatting inequities that impact marginalized communities and inspiring others to do the same.
Emmerson Tucker is a Junior at Blair High School. She currently holds a 3.4 GPA, while also playing on the varsity volleyball team. She has also been involved in Girl Scouts for 12 years in the Greater Los Angeles area. After she graduates in 2024, Emmerson will attend an HBCU where she will major in Pre-Med/ Psychology. She is creative, hardworking, and goal driven individual who isn’t afraid to face a challenge.
Amil Johnson is a goal oriented senior at Monrovia High School. She is a determined student currently holding a 4.0 G.P.A., while dedicating her time towards Monrovia High School’s Sports Medicine Program. Amil will be attending UNLV this fall, to receive her bachelor’s in kinesiology. After graduating college, Amil has goals of becoming a professional sports athletic trainer, with plans of changing the statistics, of people of color working in the sports industry.