Alli is a Davidson Young Scholar who has loved animals, especially reptiles and amphibians for as long as she can remember. She runs a social media and webcomic campaign intended to make children more aware of snakes. Alli manages a blog, mylittlepython.blogspot.com, and can be found on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. She has presented at several reptile and amphibian-related conferences about her research and outreach, including the Tennessee Herpetological Society’s annual conference, Repticon, and the Texas Rattlesnake Festival. During her spare time at her home in the Memphis area, she plays Neopets, Pokemon Go, and Minecraft. Alli also loves to research and observe what is happening in her frog ponds, cuddling her pet snakes, and exploring old technology.
In 2018, Alli presented at the 24th annual Tennessee Herpetological Symposium. She discussed “Online Herpetology Instruction for Gifted Students-An Overview” about her experiences as a Junior Instructor at Athena’s Advanced Academy.