Heavyn McDaniels

Miss Maryland Teen USA 2020

Heavyn McDaniels is a 16-year-old junior who found her passion in pediatrics while watching her younger cousin being treated for spina bifida. She is tri-racial and comes from a very diverse socio-economic and racial background.


Heavyn has enjoyed volunteering for the Matthew 25:40 Foundation for the last 10 years! The Miss Maryland Teen USA 2020 pageant is the first pageant Heavyn has ever participated in. This title allows her to express equality for all people in all circumstances, especially the education of women and children.



  • Heavyn is tri-racial, being first generation American from her maternal El Salvadoran side, and black and Italian from her paternal side.

  • For the past 10 years Heavyn has dedicated her time into the Matthew 25:40 foundation.

  • At the age of nine, Heavyn met the entire Teen Wolf cast and other stars on the Teen Choice Awards red carpet.