If we're talking about flawless women, Latinas will definitely be brought up in the mix! Miss USA 2013 has its share of Hispanic contestants and we are making sure the spotlight is on them! Be sure to check out the pageant, hosted Giuliana Rancic and Nick Jonas, on Sunday, June 16. Who has your vote?
1. Miss USA Latina Contestants: Libell Duran
Libell Duran, 22
The Dominican beauty is currently attending William Paterson University, where she will graduate with a degree in Communications and Business Administration. She says, “The most difficult challenge women face today is feeling beautiful in their own skin. I want women to feel beautiful and sexy in their own body because we are all special; there is only one “you!”
2. Miss USA Latina Contestants: Mabelynn Capeluj
Mabelynn Capeluj, 21
She is currently studying broadcast journalism at Chapman University. After she completes her Master’s degree, Mabelynn hopes to work as an entertainment reporter for E! News. “My parents have instilled strong work ethics and good values in me. I have worked hard for everything in my life and I am proud to say I did it all on my own and nothing has ever been handed to me,” she says.
3. Miss USA Latina Contestants: Michelle Aguirre
Michelle Aguierra, 20
The Cuban and Puerto Rican contestant is the only girl in a family with four boys. She is currently studying Elementary Education at Miami Dade College. She states, “Pageants have given me the opportunity to really get to know myself on a level I never knew was possible.”