Congratulations to Corinne Missi for winning the Miss USA Africa 2017 title! According to Miss Africa USA pageant organizers, this was a tight competition so I am sure many Cameroonians are very proud of this moment.
According to the Miss USA Pageant official Facebook page, “Corinne Missi was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon in 1995. At age 15, she moved to the United States to pursue her education. She recently graduated from Spring Hill College with a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Mathematics with a minor in Business Administration. She is a former college Basketball player and Track and Field athlete. In her spare time she is an amateur model and designer and enjoys reading books.”
“Her platform for Miss Africa USA is focused on girls’ education and women empowerment. Corinne believes the female population is the essence of humanity as women are the backbone of society. She hopes to make a difference in as many African girls’ and women’s lives as possible through serving, leading, and empowering.”
Among the Judges for the pagent were Patricia McDougall, Jacque Johnson, Ola Lafa, Afua Sam, Loveth Ebede, Larry White Sr. and Blair Dottin-Haley.