Allyn was crowned Miss Maryland USA in 2011 - placing in the Top 8, and receiving America's vote for "Best in Evening Gown," at the 2011 Miss USA Pageant. Allyn then claimed the title of Miss District of Columbia and competed at the 2012 Miss America Pageant. Allyn's preventive healthcare advocacy efforts have been featured on Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, E! News, The Today Show, Katie Couric, Inside Edition, in PEOPLE Magazine, US Weekly, Cosmopolitan, InTouch Magazine and Allyn was a FOX Power Player of the Week. Allyn's previous pageant experience includes winning the 1st Miss Sinergy breast cancer philanthrophy pageant held at the Swedish Embassy in Washington, D.C. in 2010. Allyn is currently represented by CLICK Model Management. She frequently appears on the QVC Channel and can be seen in national ad campaigns for Kinder Bueno Chocolate, CHI by Farouk Systems, WEN by Chaz Dean, Sherri Hill, 32 Oral Care, Tarik Ediz, Sareh Nouri Bridal, Pea in the Pod, Rain Cosmetics, OPI Nailcare and Australian Gold.