Valeria Adriana Marquez Mejia Miss Teen Mexico U.S Latina 2019-2020
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine would like to welcome amazing Queen Valeria Adriana Marquez Mejia Miss Teen Mexico U.S Latina 2019-2020.
Full name: Valeria Adriana Marquez Mejia
Title/Year: Miss Teen Mexico U.S Latina 2019-2020
Pageant System: Miss Teen New Mexico Latina
Zodiac sign: Geminis
Hobbies: Cheerleading, Dancing, Singing, Modeling, Acting, Sports (swimming, skating, bowling, Play volleyball, basketball and track) and Voluntary in my Community for any events.
Platform: Awareness of Cancer, Bulling, Child Abuse, Autism, Diabetic, and Domestic Violence.
Years competed: 7 Years
Countries visited: Mexico
Likes: To Travel with my family, go to parties to dance and spend time with my friends and family. I like to play all sports and exercise. I also like to go every Sunday and sing at church.
Dislikes: washing dishes and wake up early.
Status: Student and doing home school to graduate 2020. I will like to go to college at UNM, to become a AGGIE Cheerleading.
World Class Beauty Queens: Please tell us about yourself.
(Personal, non-pageant) I will be 17 years old June 8, I love to keep myself busy as a volunteer in my community, I am a Bloomfield Bobcat Cheerleader. I love practicing with my team, traveling with my family and spending time with my friends. I’m an outgoing person and like to make friends everywhere I go or travel.
World Class Beauty Queens: What does women Empowerment means to you? Women Empowerment means to me that I have all the opportunities to do what I want as well as anybody else. Now day’s woman are the voice and they can get more educated to become who they want to be.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about your pageant history. Since I was 8 years old, I look at pageants as Disney princesses, and I ask my parents that I wanted to be a princess. They supported me and enroll me in Miss Chiquitita 2013 Pageant, I didn’t win but it was the best experience. In 2014 I become Miss Latinita New Mexico. This pageant was a great experience for me where I learn of how to help others and become a volunteer. I learn that pageants are not about winning.
But is about doing what you really love and to become more responsible for your future. In 2015 I Participate as Miss Quince were it was a different experience but I love it for the fact that we wore Quinceaneras dresses. In 2016 I won the title of Miss Teen San Juan County Latina, and at the state competition I won 2nd runner up, it tough me that if I keep on trying I will get to where I want to be in my future. In 2017, I participate as Miss Teen Bloomfield Latina now I was not thinking of wining, I was thinking of having fun and being a role model for others. 2018 as Miss Teen New Mexico Latina 1st runner up 2018, I also won Miss Teen Congeniality, Miss Teen Photogenic, and Miss Teen Outstanding, it was a nice experience since I was invited by my community to all the events. As doing walks for awareness for cancer, child abuse, domestic violence, diabetic, and many other ones. I also participate in parades for the Connie Mack where we won 1st place and the parades in Ignacio CO, where they wanted us with our heritage dresses which helps us win 1st place as well as our community wanted to know more about our Latin culture and traditions. At the Beginning of 2019 La Reforma Migratoria, Knockout Services, PhotoArt Photography sponsor me to run for Miss New Mexico Teen USA, it was a great experience and I met new friends who I will never forget. Now as Miss Teen Mexico U.S Latina 2019, I’m planning to help more of my community and being sponsor by La Reforma Migratoria where I have been invited to bring donations of all kinds like clothing, shoes and personal supplies to the immigrants and homeless around the state.
World Class Beauty Queens: What inspired you to do your first pageant? The Disney Princesses are my inspiration for being in my first pageants, crowns and pretty dresses was everything I wanted. I also helping wanted to help my community as the Princesses help their kingdoms.
World Class Beauty Queens: Why did you choose to compete for your current title? I choose to compete for my current title, since it was part of my goals. And as having so many good sponsors who believe in me and motivate me to keep on persuading my dreams. I intent to follow my dreams and be an inspirations for other boys and girls to follow their dreams as well.
World Class Beauty Queens: To those unfamiliar with your pageant system please tell us what is it about? Miss Teen New Mexico Latina provides personal and professional opportunities for young women to promote their voice in their culture, politics, and the community. It provides a forum for young women to express their viewpoints, talents and accomplishments to audience during their reigning year.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are you being judged on during the competition? During the competition you’re being judged on interview, fashion ware, heritage dress and confidence on stage.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about your experience during the competition. During the competition my experience was that I accomplish my dreams and just being there with all this pretty teens makes me see their inside beauty and not just their outside beauty.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about your platform or what cause do you volunteer for. My Platform is not only in one thing but I have volunteer in, awareness for Cancer, Autism, Diabetic, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, feed the hunger , Toys for Tots and many other. Each of them teach me that there are a lot of people with needs, but with one hand we can give them support and by being on their side we can get a smile out of them. On every awareness I have volunteer for I familiarize with a member of my family and with all my support I know they won’t give up and they will continue fighting.
World Class Beauty Queens: What appearances have you done with your title? My agenda is full and I have plan to attend and support my community and my Bloomfield Bobcat Cheer team and also La Reforma Migratoria. I will also keep on supporting and volunteering in the awareness for Cancer, Autism, Diabetic, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, feed the hunger, Toys for Tots and many more.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are some of your achievements? Winning the title of Miss Teen Mexico U.S and being the voice for my community also becoming a cheerleader for Bloomfield High School.
World Class Beauty Queens: What is your on stage strategy to win the judges over? Being myself and smile. If you come with your smile on your face they will know that you are enjoying what you’re doing. Also a lot of facial, like winkling, blowing kisses, etc.
World Class Beauty Queens: What makes you stand out from all those other beautiful girls? What makes me stand out is my confidence and my self-steam.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about the moment your name was called out as the winner. It was something unexpected because I always see the beauty of my pageant sisters next to me and think that we all deserve to win since we all work so hard to accomplish our goals and dreams.
World Class Beauty Queens: What does it mean to you to be a Beauty Queen? Beauty Queen to me means that every women out there have their beauty and that we all need to learn how to let it shine and how other women know they are worth..
World Class Beauty Queens: How did competing in pageants helped your life? Competing in pageants have helped me in my life by understanding that our competition is not against each other that the competition is against our own self where we can give all the knowledge and experience we have gain from every pageant.
World Class Beauty Queens: How did pageants helped your self-esteem and body image? The pageants helped me with my self-esteem and body image with the classes our director gave us. On every speaker who came and give us those classes I learn that you are who you want to be and you are who you really see in the mirror.
World Class Beauty Queens: You are an inspiration to all the girls out there. How does it feel? It feels scary being an inspiration to all those girls out there because, you know that they are watching every step you take and you don’t want to make mistakes. But it is also a good way of showing other girls to always be themselves and have confidence on themselves.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are your tips for learning better pageant walk? My tips for learning better pageants walk, are using the techniques that other pageant used and watching all the videos of pageants on TV or YouTube. I also remember one feet in front of the other and we call it the cat walk.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are your tips for choosing right pageant dress? My tips for choosing the right pageants dress is trying many dresses and choosing the one that makes me feel comfortable and relax. Also the dress that makes my skin tone stand out.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are your tips for winning interview? My tips for winning the interview is before I go in I take a deep breath in and out. Once I’m inside look at them in the eye and smile. If I have a chance I introduce myself and shake their hand.
World Class Beauty Queens: How did you prepare for your competition? I prepare for my competition by making sure I have everything I need. And by arranging everything a day before and by reading the instruction at least once or twice so that way I won’t forget anything.
World Class Beauty Queens: What is one mistake that you've done during competing you wish you could redo and fix it? One mistake I have done during competing and I wish I could redo and fix it is to prepare in advance on how I will like my hair and makeup.
World Class Beauty Queens: What other mistakes are made by girls during the contest? I think all girls during the contest make mistakes, but if each of us just worried of what we want to accomplish that night I think we all get what we want.
World Class Beauty Queens: Any modeling or acting experience? I have model for Dillard’s, JC Penny, Sears and Miss Quince since I was 7 years it is just excited to walk on that stage every year. I also did acting for Aladdin and Little mermaid at Bloomfield High School.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are your plans for 2019 as a Queen? My Plans for 2019 as a Queen is to go to Nationals on August 1 – 5 in Atlanta Georgia. My goals are to have fun and gain more experience. I would love to bring that U.S Crown, mostly make new friend who like me have the same dreams.
World Class Beauty Queens: What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind? The legacy I want to leave behind is of a girl who never give up on her dreams. Who always followed her heart.
National Director: Patricia Montoya
Your Local Director: Evangelina Marquez
Pageant website: www.missnewmexicolatina.com
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine would like to say thank you for this amazing interview.
Valeria Adriana Marquez Mejia Miss Teen Mexico U.S Latina 2019-2020, Photo by Darin In-On Photography Assistant Karen Smith
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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