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  • 6
    Jun
    2016

    Class of 2016 MISS USA

    What a whirlwind this journey has been!  Even though one lucky woman left the stage with the crown, every single woman’s life has changed forever.  No matter where they go, they will always remember this moment.  Thanks for watching with us! Keep checking back on Miss U to see more updates from Miss USA 2016’s year!

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  • 6
    Jun
    2016

    Ashley Graham Takes a Stand For Body Diversity During Miss USA 2016

    Cosmopolitan.com – Ashley Graham sees herself as an ambassador for curvy women, and she takes that role seriously. While backstage hosting at the Miss USA pageant tonight, the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover model spoke out on behalf of body diversity, something that’s obviously lacking in the world of beauty pageants.

    As the final 15 contestants walked off the stage at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Ashley talked about how scary it is to strut around in front of a crowd while only wearing a swimsuit — something she knows a lot about. She then snuck in a line about a cause near and dear to her, saying, “Pageants now, I’m hoping, are going to start putting curvy and plus-size women in front of the camera.”

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    Read the full article here.


  • 6
    Jun
    2016

    5 Things You Didn’t Know About Deshauna Barber

    Deshauna Barber is the newly crowned Miss USA 2016. We sat down with her to get to know her a bit better. Here are 5 things you didn’t know about the new Miss USA:

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    1) Deshauna has lived in 6 states having grown up in a military family: Georgia, Nebraska, Minnesota, Virginia, DC.

    2) She has competed in 5 pageants starting at the age of 19.

    3) Her favorite thing to do in her free time is to go to the movies.

    4) She LOVES Krispy Kreme donuts – they are her weakness.

    5) Deshauna loves reptiles and owns a pet ball python named Sinaya.


  • 5
    Jun
    2016

    Congratulations to Miss USA 2016!

    The votes are in, the judges have spoken, and the competition has closed.  Winning the title of Miss USA 2016 is District of Columbia’s Deshauna Barber!

    Congratulations! We can’t wait to watch your reign over the next year!

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    Deshauna is 26 years old and was born in Columbus, Georgia. Due to her father’s military career she relocated multiple times to states including North Carolina, Nebraska, Minnesota, Virginia and finally to Washington, D.C. After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management from Virginia State University, Deshauna moved to Washington D.C. where she is currently working as an IT Analyst for the U.S. Department of Commerce. Being the daughter of a retired Army Master Sergeant it is no shocker that Deshauna decided to join the Army. She commissioned as a Quartermaster Officer in 2011 and is currently a Logistics Commander for the 988th Quartermaster Detachment Unit at Fort Meade, Maryland. Deshauna loves to dance, hike and enjoy quality time with her family. Deshauna has a passion to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, specifically focusing her platform on PTSD treatment for soldiers returning from deployments and suicide prevention in the Armed Forces.

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  • 5
    Jun
    2016

    Top 3 Final Looks

    We’ve made it to the last 3!  This is the moment right before one of their lives will change forever.  Who will it be: Georgia, Hawaii, or District of Columbia?

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