Lela French is from Asheville, NC and attended TC Roberson High School. At TC, she was Student Body Secretary, National Honor Society Executive Council, and Captain of both her Cross Country and Soccer team. Lela volunteered at Mission Hospital and is on the MAHEC Team HEald Careers Club. She is a recipient of various scholarships such as the Harry R. Morrill Scholarship, Rams Club Scholarship, and Rosa Lee Baldwin Scholarship.
Lela is passionate about health policy and conservation work. She hopes to volunteer in DC, Sacramento and Puerto Rico.