Howard University Freshman Becomes First Black Woman Named “ Miss Texas Teen USA “ !
#HowardUniversity freshman #KennedyEdwards has created history, officially becoming the first Black woman ever to be named“ Miss Texas Teen USA “
According to #Blavity ; the initial Texas Teen competition was held in 1983, but this is the first year a Black woman has ever been crowned as an official winner. Edwards began the competition as “ 2018 Miss Houston USA “ and then later on leveled up towards the 2019 Miss Texas Teen USA pageant. Edwards succeeded against 100 girls, competing in categories such as interviewing, athletic wear, evening gown, and on-stage questioning.
"I just feel absolutely amazing, so blessed to be able to represent Houston at Miss Texas Teen USA.” , states Edwards within a local interview. She advises individuals who are aspiring to join the pageant to just jump on board head first: “just go for it, Texas [Teen] was my second pageant to ever compete in, Houston being my first and they were both just thing I went for and was confident in.”