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Introducing the beauties of Miss Universe 2017

Published:Thursday | August 10, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Contributed Photo 13. Trishell Ramsay
Nekoda Diedrick
Krystina Black
Stacy-Ann Nelson
Adrianna Bryan

Eighteen beautiful and diverse young women will be vying for the Miss Universe Jamaica 2017 Beauty, Fashion & Wellness title and represent Jamaica on the international stage, and have their lives changed forever. The ladies are currently being trained and moulded to ensure that they are more than a pretty face; they will have presence, personality, and intelligence. The grand coronation will be on Saturday, August 26, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel at 8:30 p.m. with special celebrity guest actor Bryce Wilson.

Get acquainted with a few of the contestants.

Trishell Ramsay - Miss All Signs Ltd

Age: 20

Height: 5'9

Vital statistics: 34B-26-36

Occupation: Receptionist

Life's ambition: My life's ambition is to further my education in being a paediatric nurse or a registered nurse. Having a suitable job, providing for myself financially, help my mom out of poverty, and also to give back to my community.

Nekoda Diedrick - Miss Amiri Beauty & Brows

Age: 24

Height: 5'81/2

Vital statistics: 32-25-35

Occupation: Public relations agent

Life's ambition: To be a

successful entrepreneur, which would enable me to provide employment for citizens in and around my community.

Krystina Black - Miss Aristolashes Beverly Hills

Age: 27

Height: 5'8

Vital statistics: 33-25-35

Occupation: Student and certified professional make-up artist.

Life's ambition: To own and direct a private social, educational and movement institution for children with special needs.

Stacy-Ann Nelson - Miss Eye Q Optical

Age: 23

Height: 5'91/2

Vital statistics: 30-27-34

Occupation: Model and dancer

Life's ambition: My life's ambition is to be a dance choreographer.

Adrianna Bryan - Miss Curves

Age: 28

Height: 6'0

Vital statistics: 32A-25-35

Occupation: Entrepreneur, model, professional dancer, TV host, actress, jewellery designer and artiste.

Life's ambition: My life's ambition is to be a successful businesswoman, an international actress, and to be the next Miss Universe.