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Amelia "Mia" Vélaz-Cruz is a middle-school-aged (around 13 or 14 y/o) girl with sleek black hair, dark eyes, and a creative personality. Edit

She has a step-brother named Dan, who is into heavy metal and is very annoying. He can be nice and helpful at times, though, but this often comes as a shock to Mia.

Personality Traits Edit

Mia is the most artistic and creative of the group, being an avid fashion lover. She is an aspiring designer and has won a competition with her work ( in Mia's Recipe for Disaster).                

Due to her unique talents, she is appointed the official decorator of the Cupcake Club, being in charge of the style and appearance of the group's cupcakes.                

Mia's dad kept referring to her as "Mija" (which is pronounced similarly to 'Mia'). Her original best friend from New York is Ava Monroe, who shares a love of fashion with Mia. She is also the owner of two fluffy dogs named Tiki and Milkshake.                

Mia is extroverted and a social butterfly at heart and enjoys meeting new people. She is very nice and her new best friend is Katie Brown, although close friends with Emma Taylor and Alexis Becker.                


Mia is described to be very pretty. She has long, straight black hair, brown, almond-shaped eyes, and a oval shaped face which compliments her look. Her dad is described to have the same oval shaped face and her mom has a heart shaped face. She also has a similar nose to her dad. She is said to be a bit tall and has an athletic figure from soccer. In book 14, Mia gets glasses and clear braces. Although she doesn't think she looks good in them, everyone else thinks she looks great. Mia is a major fashionista and is always decked out in stylish clothes thanks to her mom, who is a famous stylist.