Princess Jillian Maxwell is the daughter of Krewe members Ret Lt. Col Jason Lebleu and Jennifer Maxwell-Lebleu and sister to Sarah Brantley and Drew Brantley (KOG Prince XXV). She is a sophomore at Benton High School where she is a 4.0 student. She is also a varsity cheerleader, a student council class representative, in the gifted program, and a member of FCA, Interact and SADD. Currently, Jillian is the reigning Miss Benton Teen USA 2018.
Volunteering in her community is important to Jillian. She is the founder of Silly Jilly’s Project Joy where she is able to visit with children of all ages in the community teaching the importance of kindness and spreading joy in everyday life. She also volunteers at Bossier City Animal Control and Ninna’s Road to Rescue.
Upon graduation in 2020, Jillian plans on attending LSU in Baton Rouge where she wants to be a member of their gold cheer squad. She plans on majoring in Marketing with an emphasis on Sports.
Jillian has been involved with the Krewe of Gemini for 5 years and has ridden in the parade each year. Jillian is very honored to represent the Krewe of Gemini as a Princess XXIX.