Jaycees Queen Contestant, Ms Anguilla Amethyst Davis

Twenty-six-year-old Amethyst Davis strongly believes that with hard work, dedication and love, anything is possible.

A Graduate Teacher of English at the Albena Lake Hodge Comprehensive School, Amethyst is an honours grad from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she earned a BA in English.

At home, where her innovative teaching style has made her a favourite with her students, and she stands firmly on her platform of youth development and empowerment and strives to be a role model for the youth in her community. Amethyst hopes to demonstrate to Anguilla’s youth that their possibilities are infinite if they embrace their dreams.

In her spare time, she enjoys writing and reciting poetry. She believes that her words are an expression of her soul, and is proud to be recognised as a local poet at this year’s Anguilla Literary Festival.

Amethyst is currently pursuing her Masters in English at the University of the West Indies.