At age 21, Makaila is a best-selling author of “Blatantly Honest: Normal Teen, Abnormal Life.” In this book, she shares her own story and personal struggles with issues that teens may encounter such as: bullying, body image, sexual assault, peer pressure, and more because of its relevance in today’s digitally-addicted, fast-paced world. Makaila is working on a Youtube & Podcast Channel that will focus on her own experiences while bringing on celebrities, influencers and experts to talk about their own struggles and triumphs with the same issues. Currently, Makaila is focusing on inspiring and supporting her peers through philanthropic initiatives including: Anti-Bullying Organizations, NOYS, Reel Stories Real People, and motivational speaking. She wants to share her message with people, face-to-face instead of solely on paper. A proud member of the National Speaker's Association (NSA), Makaila is available for speaking engagements. She works with the youth, parents, teachers, and Corporate America as well as sharing her educational and eye-opening talks.