Marley D’Lynn Stokes is a licensed phlebotomist, a makeup artist, a model and a beauty queen from South Carolina, United States. She often plays golf with her father.
In grade school, Stokes was diagnosed with learning disabilities.
She encourages children in South Carolina to colorfully express themselves through her Crayons for Kids program.
Aside from playing golf, Stokes also enjoys ax throwing, archery and working out. Here are 13 more things about her:
- She is a native of Lexington, South Carolina.
- She attended River Bluff High School in Lexington where she was a captain of the varsity cheerleading team. She helped lead the team to win the AAA SC state championship her junior year.
- She studied dance in New York City, New York, USA with the Rockettes, Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway.
- She was Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2013 second runner-up.
- She finished in the Top 10 at Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2014.
- She was Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2015 first runner-up.
- She was Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2016 and Miss Teen USA 2016 second runner-up.
- In 2019, she attended the Makeup Forever Academy in New York City.
- She was Miss South Carolina USA 2020 third runner-up.
- On March 7, 2021, she was crowned Miss South Carolina USA 2021.
- She was 23 years old when she was crowned Miss South Carolina USA 2021.
- From 2020 to 2021, she spent much of the pandemic administering new coronavirus (COVID-19) antibody tests.
- On November 29, 2021, she represented South Carolina at Miss USA 2021 at the Paradise Cove Theater of the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. She finished in the Top 8.