Nadine Racquel Jones Mrs Maryland American 2023
Updated: Jul 23
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine would like to welcome amazing Queen Nadine Racquel Jones Mrs. Maryland American 2023.
Full name: Nadine Racquel Jones
Title/Year: Mrs. Maryland American 2023/Mrs. Maryland Ambassador 2023
Pageant System: America
Education Level: Some College
Zodiac sign: Cancer
Hobbies: Reading, Cooking, Singing.
Platform: Autism Awareness
Years competed: 2021-2023
Countries visited: United Kingdom, France, Belgium, South Korea, Japan, Okinawa, Guam, Trinidad and Tobago, Canada
Likes: Creating new recipes, Public Speaking, Mentoring Young Women,
Dislikes: Mean People, Lack of inclusion, Lack of Diversity
Status: Married with four children.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: Please tell us about yourself.
I am a married mother of four, who has traveled all around the world. I read and write in Japanese fluently, and I can speak French Patois. Professionally, I have had a very long career in law enforcement. I have owned my own business, and I currently work in the Financial Industry.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: Please tell us about your education.
As a former Police Officer, I have been through numerous law enforcement academies all over the country over the course of several years learning various skills and academics. I have also have some College Experience through the University Of Maryland.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What does women Empowerment means to you?
Women's Empowerment means many things to me, the first thing that comes to mind is women that can come together and support each other. It is very empowering when a group of women can get together and put their creative differences aside to focus on one common goal.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: Tell us about your pageant history.
I entered pageantry through the America system, and I was first runner up in my first pageant. I then went onto the Earth system where I became Mrs. Maryland Earth 2022. When my reign was up with Earth, I went back to the America system for the 2023 year and was awarded two titles, Mrs. Maryland Ambassador 2023 and Mrs. Maryland American 2023.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What inspired you to do your first pageant?
What inspired me the most is my five year old son Joshua, who is a child living with Autism. I felt compelled to use the platform to raise awareness, start a non-profit, and help other families like mine who were in need. World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: Why did you choose to compete for your current title?
I chose to compete for my current title because there are so many families with special needs children in the state of Maryland, and I want to be able to continuously use my platform to raise awareness and get them the services that they need.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: To those unfamiliar with your pageant system please tell us what is it about?
The Mrs. America system has a long and rich history. The Victoria's Voice Foundation raises awareness and provides essential support to youth and families affected by substance abuse. The America organization continues to support this foundation everyday
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What makes your director different from others?
What makes our Director different is that she is a former Mrs. America. As a national titleholder she has been able to give us inside knowledge and advice that helps me to become a better Queen.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What are you being judged on during the competition?
We are being judged on our interview, swimsuit, and evening gown.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: Tell us about your experience during the competition.
My experience during this years competition was wonderful, we were judged on interview, swimsuit, and evening gown. I did very well in all three categories.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: Who would you recommend your system to?
I would recommend my system to any young lady who wants to empower herself by trying something new.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: Tell us about your platform or what cause do you volunteer for.
My platform is Autism Awareness, this is not just a platform for me, but it is my legacy project. At this time I am in the process of passing a law called Joshua's Alert, this alert is similar to the Amber Alert because it will be used to help locate a child or adult with Autism who has gone missing.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What appearances have you done with your title?
I have been to the following places: The White House, The Pentagon, The Alzheimer Awareness Walks, thrown out the first pitch at baseball games, Juneteenth celebrations, Elementary School readings and visits, County Parade, and Annapolis State House.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What are some of your achievements?
I am very proud to achieve the following: I am the first woman of color to get statewide autism awareness road signs which will start going up in August. I am also the first mother to pass a law named after my son Joshua.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What makes you stand out from all those other beautiful girls?
I think for me what makes me stand out is my unique look due to my heritage. I am mixed with Native American, Chinese, African American, West Indian, and Hispanic.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: Tell us about the moment your name was called out as the winner.
For me my winning moment was so special because my family was there and the whirlwind of emotions that came over me I will never forget for the rest of my life.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What does it mean to you to be a Beauty Queen?
The term Beauty Queen means to me, a strong, powerful and successful woman who is not afraid to go out there and conquer her goals and dreams.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: How did competing in pageants helped your life?
Pageantry has helped my life in so many ways. But, I think the greatest change in my life has come from the connections I have made which have allowed me to further my autism awareness cause and help people who are less fortunate and going through tough times.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: How did pageants helped your selfesteem and body image?
Pageantry has helped my self esteem and body image because there's something very empowering about getting on stage in a swimsuit and not being afraid of people's opinions.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: You are an inspiration to all the girls out there. How does it feel?
It feels wonderful knowing that I was once a little girl who looked up to Queens life myself. This is an honor of a lifetime and I do not take it lightly.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What is your on stage strategy to win the judges over?
I do not think I have an on stage strategy. My only goal on stage is to be my authentic self.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: How did you prepare for your competition?
I prepared for each competition by going through interview coaching, walking classes, and working with a Personal Trainer.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What are your tips for learning better pageant walk?
My tips for learning how to walk better on stage is to hire a professional walking coach.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What are your tips for choosing right pageant dress?
My tips for wardrobe and fashion is to consult a professional pageant stylist who has a proven track record of winning.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What are your tips for winning interview?
My tips for winning interview is to always be yourself.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What is one mistake that you've done during competing you wish you could redo and fix it?
One mistake I made during a competition was not expressing more of my accomplishments during the interview process.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What other mistakes are made by girls during the contest?
I think the biggest mistake most contestants make is comparing themselves to the other ladies who are also competing.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: Any modeling or acting experience?
My modeling experience in Tokyo, Japan consisted of both runway and commercials.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What are your plans for 2023 as a Queen?
My 2023 plans are to continue working hard in my home state, to get my law passed. Once my law is passed, my goal is to continue into 2024 and start working towards passing my law in all fifty states.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine: What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?
The legacy that I hope to leave behind is a legacy of Philanthropy, Charitable Giving, and Tireless Volunteer Work.
Your Local Director: Laurett Arenz
Pageant website: www.mrsmaryland.com
Photographer: Anthony Primtyme, Primtyme Photography
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine would like to say thank you for this wonderful interview.
Nadine Racquel Jones Mrs. Maryland American 2023, World Class Beauty Queens Magazine, Photo by Primtyme Photography Interview by Derek Tokarzewski Owner/Editor in Chief Mr WorldClass 2023 Mr United Nations 2018 Platform: Women Empowerment Ambassador to International Foundation for Orphans iffocares.org
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