Meet Miss USA: 8 Things You Didn't Know About Nia Sanchez

Meet the new Miss USA! 

24-year-old Nia Sanchez nabbed the crown, beating out 50 other contestants to take home the honor. The Mexicana hails from Nevada, and has an fascinating background as a world traveler, taekwondo master, and real-life Disney princess. 

Here are 8 things to know about Miss USA 2014: 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New YorkNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. . You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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