August 2018

Bachelorette of the Year 2018 Nominee, Myranda McAfee

Author: Special to CH2 | Photographer: M.Kat Photography

Name: Myranda McAfee
Age: 24
Occupation: Director of Fitness, Lava 24 Fitness
Hometown: Ontario, OH

First thing you do every morning?
The first thing I do each morning is take my dog for a walk around Broad Creek while listening to my favorite motivator, Darren Hardy. 

What is something unusual about you?
One of the many things I find unusual about myself is that I own 4 guitars but don’t know how to play🤔.

Who in your life do you trust the most?
My dog, Tilly is who I trust the most. Dogs are most loyal.

What are you afraid of?
My biggest fear is people not knowing the real me, or appearing weak to people I want to think I am strong. 

What motivates you?
The genuine happiness in someone’s eye when they’re sharing their successes with me. 

If you could switch places with anyone for a day who would it be?
I would trade places with my close family member that has been sick for a while who has never been to Hilton Head because I would love for them to get to experience the life I have been more than blessed with here on the #1 Island in the U.S.

If you could leave right now, where would you go?
Xuma Islands, Bahamas (It’s on my bucket list to swim with the piggies!)

Where is your favorite spot in Hilton Head or Bluffton?
Broad Creek Marina (best running view).

Do you have a favorite holiday tradition? Ugly Christmas sweaters at the family party! Even if I’m the only one who does it sometimes.

Would money buy you happiness?
No, because I’ve been happy in situations without money. :)

What are two of your strengths? Communication and Versatile 

Person you most look up to?
My sister, Candice McAfee and my manager Taylor Lomprez, they both remind me so much of each other and I have learned so much from them! They bot push me to be my best self.

How do you spend your free time?
f work that needs to be done is done, beaching with my dog and friends is my go to!

Are you spiritual or religious?
I believe I am spiritual and practice this with my devotions, prayer, church and worship. I have grown my relationship with Jesus Christ through these and my women’s bible study.

Do you have a pet? If so, what kind and name?
Cavashon, Matilda Marie McAfee (TIlly for short)

Cat or Dog? Dog
Heels or Flats? Flats
Cook or Eat out? Eat Out

What is your drink of choice?
Ameretto Sour

Three words your friends might use to describe you.
Driven, goofy, reliable

What would you say is your greatest accomplishment this far is?
Moving here, starting new job, and becoming a homeowner at 23!

Leader of Follower?
I definitely identify myself as a leader.

There is a mandatory evacuation for the Lowcountry- what do you not leave home without?

Favorite local bar or restaurant?

Charity you would like to play for?
SC Special Olympics

Why does this charity mean so much to you?
Because being in the wellness industry I have seen how being a part of a team and/or community can really help with self-esteem, a sense of belonging, and an overall healthy lifestyle and I think that every person no matter the disability should have that opportunity.


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