From Kingsport, Tennessee, MaKaila Bell is an 18 year old Freshman who attends East Tennessee State University majoring in Elementary Education. Bell enjoys spending her time outside of school volunteering in her community and promoting her platform Makaila's Purpose, as well as, the national platform Gastroschisis Awareness. MaKaila's passion for helping kids and others that are less fortunate is very strong and she loves to make everyone feel like they are welcomed.