Amanda Wiley was crowned Miss Colorado USA in October 2012, marking the fruition of her childhood dream. Service to others has been important to Amanda since a young age. She spent her summers volunteering for the American Red Cross and helping out at her school’s thrift store. Amanda has worked to fight breast cancer - lobbying with the American Cancer Society for increased funding for low-income women, volunteering at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and serving on the Colleges Against Cancer-UNM committee.
In her free time, Amanda loves traveling, reading, making homemade ice cream, and cheerleading. Amanda has won both state and national championships as a member of the Alamogordo High School and University of New Mexico cheerleading programs.
Amanda proudly graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2010 with a B.A. in English and a minor in Journalism. She aspires to be on camera, both as a sports broadcaster and commercial model.