Kamryn Blackwood will represent New Mexico at the 2014 Miss USA Pageant.
Judges chose her to be Miss New Mexico USA 2014 after pageant competition,
“The delegates who become part of the Miss New Mexico USA Organization display those characteristics in their everyday lives, both as individuals, who compete with hope of advancing their careers, personal and humanitarian goals, and as women seeking to help others,” according to state pageant officials.
The Miss USA Pageant is owned byand NBC Universal. The partnership also owns the Miss Universe Pageant. The winner of the Miss USA competition represents the United States at the Miss Universe Pageant.
Blackwood is up to the challenge.
“If you want to be successful, you must be willing to be uncomfortable,” she wrote for her Twitter profile. “You will never influence the world by trying to be like it.”
She has played tennis at Nova Southeastern University.
She is majoring in criminal justice.
The date and location for the Miss USA Pageant will be formally announced later. The final night of pageantry will be broadcast live on the NBC television network.