Born and raised in Austin Texas, Margie Ray-Akinje is the youngest of eight. She graduated from Texas State University San Marcos with a degree in Mathematics and Chemistry.
Margie is active in her current spiritual home; Victory Christian Center. She has served as part of the Evangelism team, taught in the preteen and teen ministry, served on the media team, two dance teams, sang in the choir, and now serves in the children’s ministry. Her favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13: “I can do all things in Christ that strengthens me.”
A former single mother of two beautiful girls and a handsome little boy, Margie chose to use the Miss Plus America Pageant System to promote her platform of Effective Single Parenting. the belief that just because one is a single parent, that circumstance does not limit what one can achieve.
She is currently seeking opportunities to speak and volunteer along with preparing to compete in the National Miss Plus America Pageant where she will continue to promote her single parent platform along with Postpartum Depression Awareness.