By Erica Thomas, managing editor
TRUSSVILLE — Since she was 2 months old, Trussville native Alaya Robbins has been taking the stage as a model and pageant competitor. Robbins, 15, will represent Trussville in the 2020 Miss Alabama Teen USA pageant, Oct. 4 – 5, in Auburn.
Robbins is a sophomore at Hewitt-Trussville High School. Robbins won the title of Miss Hewitt Husky numerous times and has been booked in TV shows and films. Her resume includes roles in The Hunger Games – Mockingjay, Curveball and the Bravo! TV show, Jersey Belle.’
As an active member of the Faith Community Fellowship youth group, Robbins works as an intern in outreach with youth.
Robbin’s mother, Kellie Drozdowicz, said Alaya is creating her platform based on her bond to special needs children.
“She feels specifically led to Smile-A-Mile, a camp for kids with cancer as this has been dear to her family for many years,” said Drozdowicz. “Her uncle fought and won pediatric cancer and was a camper at Camp SAM.”
As for Alaya Robbins, she hopes to inspire others to go all the way:
“Dreams have no limits so don’t create any for yourself.”