Mary Margaret McCord attended the University of Alabama where she majored in Public Relations with a double minor in Communication Studies and Entrepreneurship. She is currently in graduate school at the University of Alabama where she is pursuing a Master of Science in Marketing. She plans to take a semester off from her studies to focus on her short year as Miss Alabama USA.
Mary Margaret is the youngest of three children. She has an older brother, Roy McCord, and an older sister, Catherine McCord Bailey. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, modeling, and volunteering.