Another Miss USA has been crowned after an incredible pageant full of amazing women, Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst was announced as the winner of Miss USA 2019.
Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst, 28, is your new Miss USA. The new winner was crowned by previous winner Sarah Rose Summers at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino’s Theatre in Reno, Nevada, on May 2.
Cheslie looked stunning in a gorgeous white gown by Sherri Hill. The first runner-up was Miss New Mexico Alejandra Gonzalez, 26, and the second runner-up was Miss Oklahoma Triana Browne, 26. The competition started out with 51 contestants and then narrowed down to the top 15. Following the swimsuit competition, the top 10 were announced and then top 5 after the evening gown competition.
Cheslie is a full-time attorney who earned her law degree and MBA from Wake Forest University in North Carolina and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree from the Honors College at the University of South Carolina. She was a Division I athlete at USC, and competed on the track and field team. In addition to being an attorney, she also runs the blog White Collar Glam, which provides workwear fashion inspiration and resources for women.
The top 3 came down to Miss North Carolina, Miss Oklahoma, and Miss New Mexico. The gorgeous ladies were then able to give their “final word.” They were asked what one word they would use to describe their generation and why. Before the winner was announced, the top 3 took their final walk on stage.