Allison Drake placed second runner-up at Miss Texas USA 2022 and succeeded R’Bonney Gabriel in January 2023, following R’Bonney’s Miss Universe win. She has competed nine times including three times in the Teen competition (as Allison Higginbotham). Allie was born and raised in Austin but now lives in Dallas, where she owns her own beauty business. She loves everything about Texas, including the people and the food, and is excited about the opportunity to speak to young people as Miss Texas USA.
Lights, camera, action! Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.
Allison competed eight times prior to placing second runner-up to R’Bonney Gabriel in the 2022 pageant. As a Teen contestant she competed as Allison Higginbotham, with her highest placement being first runner-up in 2015. She also competed in Oklahoma.
All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Allie’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Lluvia Alzate as Miss Texas USA 2023.