Kasandra Stiles Henry International Mrs. Legacy United Universe 2023
World Class American Royalty Magazine would like to welcome amazing Queen Kasandra Stiles Henry International Mrs. Legacy United Universe 2023.
Name: Kasandra Stiles Henry
Title: International Mrs. Legacy United Universe 2023
System: United USA National Pageants
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral and Social Studies-George Fox University
Zodiac sign: Libra
Hobbies: Running for Large Medals, Piano, Volunteering for a variety of organizations, camping and hiking with my family and playing with my dogs
Platform: Servant Leadership
Year competed: 6 years
Countries visited: USA, Canada, Honduras, France, Ireland, England
Likes: Good Coffee, Symphony, Jazz, Gospel music, Travel, Broadway plays, Shakespeare in the park and Pretty shoes.
Dislikes: Bad Coffee, ungratefulness, bad manners, negativity and liver and onions
World Class American Royalty Magazine: Please tell us about yourself. I am a business owner of over ten years. I have four beautiful children to include a set of 10- year-old twins and two grandchildren. I married the love of my life and supported him in his military career until he retired in 2019 as Command Sargent Major. Servant leadership has been modeled by various members of my family. World Class American Royalty Magazine: Please tell us about your education. Education is a high priority in our family. My bachelor’s degree from George Fox University was earned while I worked and raised my family. World Class American Royalty Magazine: What does women Empowerment means to you? My vision is for each woman to realize that she is like a diamond; no two are cut alike but each is beautiful. My wish is for each woman to be loved and supported in achieving her unique sparkle and to shine in this world. World Class American Royalty Magazine: Tell us about your pageant history. Mrs. America Presents 2017-2019, United States National Pageants 2021-22 and United USA National Pageants 2023. World Class American Royalty Magazine: What inspired you to do your first pageant? What inspired me to do my first pageant: Honestly, I was stalked on Facebook be a pageant director and urged to be part of a local pageant for Mrs. America Presents.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: Why did you choose to compete for your current title? I was recruited by people who observed me at Nationals.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: To those unfamiliar with your pageant system please tell us what is it about? Those who are unfamiliar with my pageant system: United USA National Pageants is a new era in pageantry where women are to coached to realize their legacy.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What makes your director different from others? Our director Buddy Jones, believes that their work is creating a legacy in YOU, empowering women to leave their mark on this world.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What are you being judged on during the competition? Formal wear 20%, Interview 20%, Fitness/ swimsuit 20%, Legacy in the making on stage question 20%, Social Media/ Legacy in the making videos 20%
World Class American Royalty Magazine: Tell us about your experience during the competition. Mine was a unique experience. This being the first year of the United USA National Pageants, I was nominated to interview for my title based on my past competition performances. Once selected, I competed via an interview process and WON!
World Class American Royalty Magazine: Who would you recommend your system to? This pageant is perfect for women who are seeking to be empowered to leave a legacy.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: Tell us about your platform or what cause do you volunteer for. As International Mrs. Legacy United Universe, my legacy is servant leadership. We can name many servant leaders in our life time, but I discovered through attending Legacy Maker Academy, that I am surrounded by servant leaders in my daily life. My biological father was a minster his entire life, my biological mom served her church as well, my adopted dad served in the military and as an elected sheriff and my adopted mom still serves with Co- Serve International teaching servant leadership in second world countries. To carry on the tradition of servant leadership my first act as Queen was to remove my crown and have my head shaved on the national stage to empower those fighting cancer. Currently, I am working with NEGU.ORG to organize a run to sponsor JOY JARS for children 0-18 fighting cancer. Additionally, I serve as Co- Director for Idaho Miss Amazing, helping girls and women with disabilities build self-esteem.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What appearances have you done with your title? I was crowned in August and have been interviewed for a local TV story which was aired on KTVB television station. I had a photo shoot and story in Utah for Vanderose Magazine and I am scheduled to appear in the Boise holiday parade.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What are some of your achievements? Making a loving Christian home for my family is paramount but I am also a published children’s book author, own a successful real estate business, raised over 100,000 dollars for United Way, created my own TV show that aired on ABC in Bend Oregon, had a radio program for year a half, modeling for magazines and fashion shows and, finally being crowned International Mrs. Legacy United Universe.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What makes you stand out from all those other beautiful girls? Each lady is unique and I am humbled and honored to stand beside each one.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: Tell us about the moment your name was called out as the winner. I was speechless and burst into tears and so very humbled and grateful.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What does it mean to you to be a Beauty Queen? When I was about 6 years old, I watched Miss America take the stage and Miss Universe crowned. That was when a tiny seed was planted in my heart. As I began to compete, the meaning of pageant became more than grace and beauty. To be crowned is to have an opportunity to leave a legacy of leadership and inspiration that comes from the soul. With that crown comes a profound responsibility to life as a servant.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: How did competing in pageants helped your life? Pageant competition gave me the courage to stand up and stand out in all areas of my life not just on the stage. To reach for more than success, but to achieve what you dream.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: How did pageants helped your selfesteem and body image? Pageantry has corrected the negative body image I had of myself as a young girl where I fought an eating disorder. As a grown woman it had always haunted me that I was never good enough. I found my strength to overcome both the body image issue and low self-esteem through pageantry.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: You are an inspiration to all the girls out there. How does it feel? It feels incredibly humbling and weighty as a responsibility to inspire not only my own daughters to achieve their goals, but I want all daughters of this world to know you can do anything you set your mind to dream Further, my desire is that all girls and women learn to celebrate their God-given uniqueness.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What is your on stage strategy to win the judges over? It is normal to feel anxious, fearful and nervous, but once you dig deep within yourself and enjoy your time to shine, it shows! The judges want to see the authentic you. Smile Queen is all about you for that moment.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: How did you prepare for your competition? Fitness in mind, body and spirit. Wardrobe and shoes to show my unique flair and practice, practice, practice.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What are your tips for learning better pageant walk? I watched Miss Universe pageants on You tube, over and over. My husband was great coach, I think he may do the swimsuit walk better than I do! Lol
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What are your tips for choosing right pageant dress? The best dress isn’t always the most expensive, it’s the dress that makes you feel beautiful and like a queen. Once you have tired it on, you know.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What are your tips for winning interview? This is where your heart shines. Do not be a pageant Patty! Be yourself! Judges want to know your heart, show it to them tears and all. Always be concise and genuine and do not ramble. Again... practice and more practice. World Class American Royalty Magazine: What is one mistake that you've done during competing you wish you could redo and fix it? Only one? There are many looking back at my competitions. We learn as we grow in pageants just as everything else in this life. One thing not to skimp on is hair and make-up. great artist will accentuate your assets and you will feel more confident,.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What other mistakes are made by girls during the contest? Picking out the errors of others is not something I do well. I will say poor sportsmanship has no place in pageantry.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: Any modeling or acting experience? Hosting my own TV program, TV commercials for non-profit organizations, modeling both print and run-way.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What are your plans for 2023 as a Queen? My reign will last until 2025, as it an international title. I plan to help women find their legacy through the United USA National Pageants, and Legacy Maker Academy, where I will teach business leadership and legacy. My new coaching site: Mind Body Business for Life. Is under construction and will be available by January. This year my goal is to be in several more magazines and hit the runway in several fashion weeks around the country bringing awareness to my NEGU.org, cancer and Miss Idaho Amazing.
World Class American Royalty Magazine: What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind? My legacy of servant leadership is defined as L.O.V.E; Leading Others to Victory Eternally. I have chosen FAITH to be my legacy. The definition of legacy is something that is passed on, but it can take many forms. My desire is for each woman to have faith in herself and her uniqueness. She will recognize that everyday tasks from raising her children to running a business or her great recognized accomplishments (such as wearing a crown) will take her closer to finding her legacy. This is not where she ends, but begins. Through my reign I want women around the world to find their legacy and shine like the beautiful diamonds they are meant to be.
International Director: Buddy Jones
National Director: Buddy Jones
Local Director: Kasandra Henry
Dress Designer: Vanderose Gowns, blue gown, Rooney Mae &Co. all other gowns
Photographer: Frank Buddenbrock, Make Artist: Bad & Bougie Beauty by: Skyla Dawn World Class American Royalty Magazine would like to say thank you for this wonderful interview.
Kasandra Stiles Henry International Mrs. Legacy United Universe 2023, World Class American Royalty Magazine, Frank Buddenbrock Make Artist: Bad & Bougie Beauty by: Skyla Dawn, Dress Designer: Vanderose Gowns, blue gown, Rooney Mae &Co. all other gowns Interview by Derek Tokarzewski Owner/Editor in Chief Mr WorldClass 2023 Mr United Nations 2018 Platform: Women Empowerment