Reno. NV. – September 28, 2023 –Tonight Miss Teen Miss New Jersey Teen USA UmaSofia Srivastava was crowned Miss Teen USA during the live streamed pageant. The event was held at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino’s Grand Theatre in Reno Tahoe was streamed on cwtv.com and the CW app. The event featured 51 accomplished young women representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
After the week-long visit to Reno, NV., where delegates competed in Interviews, Athletic Wear, Evening Gown, Final Question and Final Look. Faron Medhi crowned Miss Teen USA Miss New Jersey Teen USA UmaSofia Srivastava her successor at the conclusion of the annual event. Miss Teen USA was hosted by Justin Sylvester, E! News. The judges for the Miss Teen USA pageant were actress, producer and entrepreneur Emily Shah; founder of Kopu Water Mindy Mahy; the first Miss Teen USA Ruth Zakarian; entrepreneur and television personality, and Stand Up Comedian Kae Cazorla; and model and content creator Tabitha Swatosh with Chris Persky and current Miss Teen USA Faron Medhi served as commentators.
“I am happy to bring Miss Teen USA to the big screen,” said Laylah Rose President/CEO of the Miss USA & Teen USA Organization. ”For all of their hard-work and endeavors, they deserve to be highlighted. They are making impacts in their communities with nonprofits that speak to their hearts! They’re brilliant and powerful young leaders. “