Major: Civil Engineering ​

GPA: 3.51​

Activities: SGA President, Tennis, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Eta Kapp Tau Engineering Fraternity, Inc., AAMU Civic Engagement Team, AAMU College Democrats, Intern for US Department of Transportation.


Currently pursuing a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling at Alabama State University with a 4.0  G.P.A.  Her personal character can be best described as respectful, reliable, humorous, reflective, strategic.   Within her cohort, she demonstrates a fair and balanced perspective. She is solution-focused, and models genuineness and learning agility. Increasingly more confident, exhibiting a “can do” mentality.


  • Major: Criminal Justice
  • Sport: Football – Defensive Line
  • Hometown: Broward County, FL


  • Dean’s List – 4 Years
  • President’s Silver Medallion
  • Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
  • SWAC All-Academic Team


  • Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
  • Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society
  • TVa Investment Group


Spring 2021 (Senior): Played 12 games and started 11… Led the team in assists with seven which also led the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC)… Finished tied for second in goals scored with five… Tied for the team lead with 17 points… Tied for second in the conference in total points… Earned first team all-conference honors… Helped lead Alabama State to their third conference championship in five years.


2019 (Junior): Played in one game, before sitting out the remainder of the season due to injury.

2018 (Sophomore): Played in 18 games, while starting in all but one … Scored four goals on the season while tallying a team-high five assists … Contributed both a goal and an assist in the 2-0 win against MVSU (9/28).


2017 (Freshman): Selected to the 2018 Preseason All-SWAC First Team … Played in 21 games and started in 20 as a freshman … Scored her first two career goals in the 4-1 victory over Howard on 10/6 … Recorded an assist and a goal in the win over Jackson State on 10/20 … Tallied her fourth goal and collected two assists in the 8-1 win over Southern on 10/22 … Recorded a goal in split decision against Texas Southern on 11/3 … Recorded nine assists for the 2017 season.


High School: Played at William C. Hinkley High School in Westminster, Colorado … A four-year member of the Honor Roll … As a senior earned National Honor Society recognition … A member of the student council … A 2013-14 EMAC Player of the Year … Also earned letters in basketball and track & field … Helped guide the Thunderbirds to the 2015-16 league championship in track & field … Statistically first in goals and ninth in assists in Colorado 5A Girls Soccer … Named the EMAC Conference Player of the Year (2015), EMAC Conference First Team (2015) and All-City in Aurora (2015) … Played club soccer for Real National Colorado … Chose Alabama State over Hawaii-Hilo, UNC Greensboro and Colorado State-Fort Collins.


Personal: Daughter of Tanya and Thierry Ilela … Has two brothers, Kai and Naierm … Cousin Marcus Wheeler, plays baseball at Kansas … Majoring in Biology.


  • Major: Masters in Forensic Biology
  • Hometown: Shorter, Alabama


  • Dean’s List for Graduate School
  • 1st Place at 2020 Research Symposium on ASU Campus
  • 1st Place E.P.S.C.O.R. Biology Category (2019-2020)
  • Secretary for Forensic Science Club (2019 – 2020)
  • Technology Chair for National Society of Leadership and Success (2019 – 2020)


  • Back to School Drive in Community Creator & Funder
  • Community Dance Teacher
  • Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless
  • Community Service Committee
  • Meals on Wheels


  • 2020-21: All-SWAC Second-Team … 13.0 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.3 spg, .402 FG%, .317 3pt FG%
  • Double-Figure Scoring Games: 27-of-45 … career-high 27 points, 7-of-11 3pt vs. Southern (11/27/20)
  • Total of 11 games with at least three three-pointers … 7-of-14 vs. South Alabama (12/19/20)
  • Total of 17 games with at least four rebounds … career-high of eight twice
  • AD Honor Roll (2019, 2020) … SWAC All-Academic (2019-20)
  • Reading with the Bulldogs – Montview Elementary
  • Distributed food through Fellowship of Faith Church food drive
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Drive – Handed out pamphlets and collected survey responses in Northwest Huntsville