Ali is an actress, dancer, and singer from Columbia, South Carolina. She started performing at the age of two when she had her breakout performance in her tap and ballet recital. Ali continued her dancing and eventually got the theatre bug. Like most performers her musical theatre debut was in her local community theatre's annual Christmas show. Ali continued her love for musical theatre and dance all through high school. Ali graduated from Oklahoma City University in 2017 where she obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting.
At the age of twelve Ali entered her first beauty pageant. She did not think that the pageant life was for her until she competed in her high school pageant her senior year of high school. This was when Ali captured the title of Miss Blue Devil 2013. Ali began to love the women she met through pageantry and the community service that went along with the glamorous life of being a beauty queen. Ali went on to carry the titles of USA National Miss Central South Carolina, USA National Miss Oklahoma, USA National Talented Miss, and Miss Reigning Oklahoma. Ali started competing in the Miss America system in 2016 and won the title of Miss Inman 2016. Ali went on to compete in the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Organization where she made a top 15 placement, top 10 placement in the Children's Miracle Network Miracle Maker award, bronze Duke of Edinburg award and Bronze Presidential award. Ali captured the title of Miss Fountain Inn 2017 in February and went on to compete in Miss South Carolina in June of 2017. She once again placed in the top 15, won the bronze Presidential Service award, and won the Miss America Serves award for her community service and social media work. In 2018 Ali captured the title of Miss Greenville Scottish Games 2018 and placed top 10 at the Miss South Carolina pageant. Most recently Ali captured the title of Miss Greenville County 2019 and will once again compete for the job of Miss South Carolina in June 2019.