Category: 2016 Contestants

Nigeria || Adeola Bakare

Adeola Bakare My name is Adeola Bakare, I was born in Akure, Nigeria. I live in Washington State, and am currently studying Nursing at Edmonds Community College. I am caring, intelligent, outgoing, enthusiastic and ambitious. I enjoy meeting new people and finding ways to help them. My hobbies are dancing, listening to music, playing cards […]

South Sudan (2) || Nyaruach Dedoch

Nyaruach Dedoch On July 6, 1988 a queen was born. Immigrating to Canada in 1989 from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia I naturally grew accustomed to western culture. Being first generation immigrants my parents made sure to teach me about my South Sudanese culture and heritage. As the oldest of 6,  I wanted to make sure to […]

Ethiopia || Rodina Gebremariam

Rodina Gebremariam A beautiful girl arrived to this world on February 22, 1991. Rodina Gebremariam was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Her parents raised her and her two siblings in a religious household. Having faith in God plays a big role in her life. Rodina believes in respecting others, honesty and working hard to reach ones […]

Somalia || Rukiya Elmi

Rukiya Elmi My name is Rukiya Elmi. I love fashion, color, style, photography and yoga and hoping in 6 months I will be yoga instructor. i am 25 years old and i am in nationality from Somalia but grow up in the refugees Dadaab camp dhagahley. I have been in the United States almost 10 […]

Gambia || Sonia Mahoi

Sonia Mahoi My name is Sonia Mahoi . I’m 22 years old. I love children and have always wanted to have an opportunity to bring to life my idea about helping the unfortunate children in Africa have a brighter feature. More attention will be on the children in orphanages, to make sure they have a […]

Gabon || Jeanns Jackson

Jeanns Jackson Hello everybody My name is Jeannelie Nguimbi, I’m from Gabon my family and I move to Seattle in 2010 I am currently studying Pre Med at green river college. With the dream of becoming a Doctor. My platform is to bring awareness to affordable Medicare and Educate our Doctors and Nurses to focus […]

Mali || Khadija Soumare

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Kenya || Jessica Benson

Jessica Benson Name: Jesca Benson Age:26yrs Height:5’7 Jesca Benson stands tall, strong and outstanding beautiful. Her expression is serene. She has dazzling eyes, black and white like the snow of mount Kenya. She also has an amazing smile that lights up any room. She comes from Kenya. The Most Beautiful African Country. She Was born […]

Congo || Jexenon Xenon

Jexenon Xenon Jexenon Xenon is a top model, entertainer, singer, dancer and songwriter from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Jexenon Xenon was born in Kinshasa, DRC on February the 12, 1992. After she had graduated from High School in her natal home, Jexenon moved to the United States in 2012 to pursuit her studies. […]

Gambia || Mariama Cora

Mariama Cora My name is Mariama Cora, the 2016 finalist representing the smiling coast of Africa, home of the Mandinka Warriors, The Gambia in the first ever Miss Africa Washington State pageant. I want to take this time to speak about myself, as well as what I stand for. I am a nursing student and […]