Lexie James is 24 years old. She is a Corn Clan member from the Village of Tewa. She is currently employed as a Youth Liaison for the Hopi Opportunity Youth Initiative. Lexie currently serves as the Miss Native American USA 2019-2021, promoting her platform of suicide prevention and mental health wellness. Alongside her job and title, Lexie serves a board member for the Arizona non-profit ‘Three Precious Miracles’. More recently she became the Co-Founder for the grassroots organization, ‘Nurturing Indigenous Intelligence’, whose mission is to support Indigenous students during the trying times especially with the COVID-19 Pandemic affecting Native Tribes.