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Kamie Crawford

Kamie Crawford

American model

Kameran "Kamie" Crawford (born October 25, 1992) is a television host, and beauty pageant winner who was crowned Miss Teen USA 2010 on July 24, 2010 at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort in the Bahamas. Upon being crowned, Crawford won a $100,000 scholarship, trips, clothes, and got to share a New York City apartment with Donald Trump's other titleholders – Ximena Navarrete, Miss Universe and Rima Fakih, Miss USA – for a year

Kamie Kradvord in 2020
Career
Pageantry

Crawford won the Miss Maryland Teen USA 2010 title on November 1, 2009, competing in her first pageant. Crawford spent 5 months training for the Miss Maryland Teen USA pageant and decided to enter after a talk with her friend. "I decided to enter the Miss Maryland Teen USA pageant after a friend, who had competed two years before me, encouraged me to take part. She thought I would be successful and have fun. After winning the state pageant, the winner represents the state at the national competition, Miss Teen USA," she said. She also won the Miss Photogenic award. She had been trained by LauRen Merola, Miss Pennsylvania USA 2008.

On July 24, 2010, Crawford represented Maryland in the Miss Teen USA 2010 pageant where she made history by being the first contestant from Maryland to win the title. Crawford was the fourth African American to win the title of Miss Teen USA after Janel Bishop in 1991, Ashley Coleman in 1999, and Marissa Whitley in 2001 as well as the third Hispanic to win the title after Charlotte Lopez in 1993 and Hilary Cruz in 2007. Contestants in the Miss Teen USA 2010 contest from 50 states and the District of Columbia competed in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview during the pageant. The pageant was co-hosted by NBC's "Entertainment Buzz", Seth Goldman and Miss USA 2008, Crystle Stewart and webcast live streamed to a worldwide audience at www.missteenusa.com and at www.seventeen.com. The panel of judges included: Chuck LaBella, Emmy-nominated producer associated with shows such as "The Celebrity Apprentice" and "Last Comic Standing"; Fred Nelson, President of People's Choice and oversees the People's Choice Awards; Michelle Malcolm, President of Michelle Malcolm and Associates and producer of the Miss Bahamas Beauty Pageant; Chet Buchanan, radio and television personality, creator and host of Las Vegas' top-rated radio show "Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo"; Heather Kerzner, Ambassador of Kerzner International; and Eva Chen, Beauty and Health Director, Teen Vogue

Timeline

October 25, 1992
Kamie Crawford was born.

Patents

Further Resources

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First Modeling Agency Devoted to Girls of All Sizes Sets Up Shop in NYC

Leah Chernikoff

Web

July 18, 2013

First Modeling Agency Devoted to Girls of All Sizes Sets Up Shop in NYC

Leah Chernikoff

Web

July 18, 2013

Kamie Crawford Co-Hosts MTV's 'Catfish' with Nev Schulman

Beth Heyn

Web

January 9, 2020

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