Mikala McGhee is an athlete, a sports news reporter and a beauty queen who grew up in Bridgeton, Missouri, United States. She has one older sister and one younger sister.
McGhee is 5’11” tall. Here are 13 more things about her:
- In 2012, she graduated from Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights, Missouri.
- In 2016, she graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax County, Virginia, USA where she earned her bachelor’s degree in communication.
- From 2016 to 2019, she attended Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida, USA where she earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She played Division I basketball throughout her entire collegiate career. She made an appearance in the 2016-2017 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Women’s Tournament.
- From August 2016 to December 2018, she worked remotely for Classified Nutrition as a public relations manager.
- From June 2017 to June 2019, she was a Nike sales associate in Chesterfield, Missouri.
- In September 2018, she joined the Pattonville School District as a substitute teacher in Maryland Heights. From September 2018 to January 2022, she worked for The Ball Out as a reporter and an event host.
- From January 2019 to August 2019, she was a communications and social media intern for the St. Louis Surge professional basketball team in St. Louis, Missouri.
- From October 2019 to January 2022, she was a part-time news intern at KTVI FOX 2 in St. Louis.
- In February 2020, KTVI FOX 2 hired her as a sports anchor and a sports news reporter.
- In March 2021, she joined the St. Louis Surge professional basketball team as a color commentator.
- On May 1, 2022, she represented St. Louis at Miss Missouri USA 2022 in Branson, Missouri and won the title. It was her first beauty pageant.
- On October 3, 2022, she represented Missouri at Miss USA 2022 and competed against 50 other candidates at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA.
- She was 28 years old when she competed at Miss USA 2022. She finished in the Top 16.