Madison Hokkanen is the daughter of Phyllis Hokkanen and Paul Edelstein of Virginia. While in high school, she was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, and LEO's Club. She sang in both Choir and A Cappella Choir. She tutored, was in Poms, Volleyball, Softball, and she helped at the Salvation Army by packing food.
Madison will attend the University of MN and double major in Entrepreneurial Studies and Global Studies. She was ranked #15 out of her class of 96.