Brielle Trujillo Miss Jr. Cuba U.S. 2020
World Class Princess Magazine would like to welcome amazing Princess Brielle Trujillo Miss Jr. Cuba U.S. 2020.
Full name: Brielle Trujillo
Title/Year: Miss Jr. Cuba U.S. 2020
Pageant System: BNC Belleza Nacional Cuba
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Hobbies: Tennis, Piano, Modeling, hanging out with my friends
Platform: No Excuse for Abuse
Years competed: This is my 1st Year competing
Countries visited: I have visited over 4 continents and 23 countries. Cuba, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Spain, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Italy, France, Israel, Morocco, England, Canada, Jamaica, Aruba, Cayman Islands, St. Kitts, St. Croix, Curacao, Bahamas, St. Thomas, Belize, and Antigua
Likes: I like spending time with my sister Ali, friends and my dogs Lyla and Kashmere, traveling, modeling, helping others, and making family memories.
Dislikes: Things I dislike are jealousy, people who are not nice to others, gossiping, lying, and people who put other people down.
World Class Princess Magazine: Please tell us about yourself. (Personal, non-pageant)
I am a fun, loving, very passionate girl. I am an American who is Cuban from my father’s side and Israeli from my mother’s side. I have a younger sister named Ali who is my best friend. I am in 5th grade and so excited to start middle school! I have a passion for helping others. I started my own nonprofit with my little sister and we have our own radio show called Kids in Capes that spreads Peace, Love, and Kindness through the airwaves!
World Class Princess Magazine: What does women Empowerment means to you?
Women Empowerment is about always being Yourself! Never be afraid to take chances! Always know you can complete whatever you put your mind to. We are ALL beautiful!
World Class Princess Magazine: Tell us about your pageant history.
I was involved in pageants as a small child. I took time off to walk runways for designers at New York Fashion Week. I have just completed and won my first title as Miss Jr. Cuba U.S., taking home the crown!
World Class Princess Magazine: What inspired you to do your first pageant?
I want to show all girls they have a chance and are beautiful. I also wanted to challenge myself and pick a pageant that represented my culture. World Class Princess Magazine: Why did you choose to compete for your current title?
My father’s family is from Matanzas, Cuba. I wanted to make my family proud. I also want all girls to know it doesn’t matter your size or how you look, it’s all about your personality showing through!
World Class Princess Magazine: To those unfamiliar with your pageant system please tell us what is it about?
The pageant system (BNC) represents the beauty and culture of Cuba. Each girl gets to represent their hometown in Cuba which makes this pageant extra special. It is also about making new friends and experiencing new things.
World Class Princess Magazine: What are you being judged on during the competition?
Personality, Style and Sportsmanship
World Class Princess Magazine: Tell us about your experience during the competition.
This competition was extra special because we had to all get through the Covid-19 pandemic together. We all did our best. It was a wonderful experience, but there were moments I was really nervous if I was going to win or not!
World Class Princess Magazine: Tell us about your platform or what cause do you volunteer for.
I started my own 501c3 non-profit when I was 8 years old. We get other kids involved in making a difference and complete social action projects for others. I have partnered with Kids in Distress, Children’s Home Society, The Animal Humane Society just to name aa few.
World Class Princess Magazine: What appearances have you done with your title?
I appeared on my radio show to talk about pageantry. Since we just got crowned, I am looking forward to a lot of fun planned experiences throughout this year.
World Class Princess Magazine: What are some of your achievements?
I have been awarded numerous awards for my contributions to community service and helping others. I have walked the runways for one of the largest events in the world by the age of 9, New York Fashion Week. I have also been able to win a pageant crown and represent my family’s heritage of Cuba with pride. World Class Princess Magazine: What makes you stand out from all those other beautiful girls?
I try to not just feel beautiful on the outside but in the inside as well. I let my self-confidence lead me.
World Class Princess Magazine: Tell us about the moment your name was called out as the winner.
I couldn’t believe it! I was so excited I froze and the girl standing next to me told me to go accept my grown. I felt so much happiness in my heart and very grateful.
World Class Princess Magazine: What does it mean to you to be a Beauty Queen?
It means I have a responsibility to do the right thing with class always.
World Class Princess Magazine: How did competing in pageants help your life?
It just let me know I can accomplish anything I put my mind to.
World Class Princess Magazine: How did pageants help your self-esteem and body image?
Pageants helped me realize we all have something to contribute and, in the end, we really are all winners no matter what our body image is.
World Class Princess Magazine: You are an inspiration to all the girls out there. How does it feel?
I am happy and grateful. I only look to make others proud!
World Class Princess Magazine: What is your on-stage strategy to win the judges over?
Smile and smile big!
World Class Princess Magazine: How did you prepare for your competition?
I practiced a lot and took all the advice that was given to me.
World Class Princess Magazine: What are your tips for learning better pageant walk?
Practice in front of a mirror and always with high heels on.
World Class Princess Magazine: What are your tips for choosing right pageant dress?
Go with what makes you feel beautiful not anyone else’s choices.
World Class Princess Magazine: What are your tips for winning interview?
Smile a lot, be gracious, and don’t forget to thank the judges! World Class Princess Magazine: What is one mistake that you have done during competing you wish you could redo and fix it?
I got nervous answering a question once, and instead of moving forward, I asked for it to be repeated a few times.
World Class Princess Magazine: What other mistakes are made by girls during the contest?
They do not use their confidence to shine through.
World Class Princess Magazine: Any modeling or acting experience?
I am a runway model for many different designers. I have walked in many fashion shows for New York Fashion Week, LA Fashion Week, and Miami Swim Week. I have taken acting, singing, and dancing classes and am registered on the IMDb site.
World Class Princess Magazine: What are your plans for 2020 as a Queen?
To represent my title to the fullest! I would like to do community involvement within the Hispanic community.
World Class Princess Magazine: What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?
I want to make all those important to me proud. I want to be known for the work I do to help others in making the world a brighter place. I just want to spread Peace, Love, and Kindness everywhere!
National Director: Fatima Coello
Pageant website: www.misscubaus.com Photography
Photo credits: George Anthony Wakefield
World Class Princess Magazine would like to say thank you for this wonderful interview.
Brielle Trujillo Miss Jr. Cuba U.S. 2020, World Class Princess Magazine, Photo by George Anthony Wakefield
Interview by Derek Tokarzewski Owner/Editor in Chief Mr United Nations 2018 Platform: Women Empowerment Ambassador to International Foundation for Orphans iffocares.org
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