Graduate School Scholar + Future Media Mogul

Alexis Anginette Wells, the reigning Miss Black Missouri USA 2017 is a twenty- six-year-old from New Madrid, Missouri.  Alexis earned her B.S. in Journalism from Lincoln University of Missouri. She is currently a graduate student at Bowie State University obtaining her Master’s degree in Organizational Communications.  Her love for learning has motivated her to succeed in her educational goals as she strives to redefine the meaning of today's Black woman.  

The future international media mogul is passionate about philanthropy and enjoys giving back to her community through service.  An advocate for youth empowerment with an emphasis to show young women the importance of embracing their juvenescence as well as promoting a health body image and lifestyle.  

The pageant veteran and former campus queen at Lincoln University is multi-talented.  She sings, plays the flute and piano.  Alexis enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.