Kaylee Begay

November 2021 – Undergraduate student
Kaylee Begay – Navajo Nation
Chinle, AZ
Scholarship: Relief Scholarship
School: Northern Arizona University
Degree: Elementary Education
GPA: 4.0

Community Service

  • Former Miss Central Navajo 2014-2015
  • Two-time First Honorable Mention for Miss Navajo Nation 2016 and 2017
  • Former Youth Elder
  • Navajo liturgist with a local church


Ya’at’eeh! My name is Kaylee Begay. I am of Zuni Edgewater Clan and born for the Tangle People Clan, my maternal grandfather is of Red Bottom People Clan and my paternal grandfather is of the Red Streak People Clan. I am originally from Cottonwood Canyon, located in Canyon de Chelly, but I reside in Flagstaff; That is how I present myself as a young woman today. I am pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Northern Arizona University. My studies and interests include bilingual education and language acquisition. My goals include teaching in the Navajo Language. Ahee’hee (Thank you).

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