Mai States is from Indianapolis, IN and a graduate of Warren Central High School.Her parents are James and Natalie States.
Famous relatives: We have a famous cellist in the family but I cant remember her name.
Must-hear song before competing: I Felt Free by Circa Survive
Service or philanthropic activities: I worked on plays backstage for three years in high school, and had a charity event called Empty Bowls.
Who is your role model: My older sister, Jaminnia. She's very supportive and holds strong through thick and thin. I've learned a lot from her and I strive to do what she has taught me.
Superstitions: I think ghosts are real. I swear sometimes it feels like something's watching me in my house.