Rhode Island Wins Talented Teen Crown

Angela Pierre-Louis, a 17-year-old Haitian-American shining star of the Y2K millennial generation was captured the 2017 Miss Black USA Talented Teen title and crown this weekend on July 1st.  Angela is the 1st teen ever to represent Rhode Island and grace the national Miss Black USA Talented Teen Pageant stage.  on July 1st, 2017. Her hard work, dedication, and soca infused martial arts/dance routine helped her secure the Miss Black USA Talented Teen title!

She was born in Providence, Rhode Island and is currently a National Honor Society Senior at St. Mary's Academy Bayview. During her free time, she volunteers at her church New Life Worship Center and participates in school clubs that aim to enhance the lives of others within her community.

Angela launched her personal platform, “Keeping it Key-lean”, to educate teens and young adults on personal care & hygiene to promote self-confidence.

In the future, Angela aspires to be the #1 dermatologist in the world. Her dream is to help others feel beautiful in their own skin!  For booking or media interviews email pr@missblackusa.org.

Other Finalists were
1st Runner Up - North Carolina's Kennedy Byrd
2nd Runner Up - Alabama's Kiesha Lee
3rd Runner Up - Arizona's Jasmine Marshall
4th Runner Up - Georgia's Madison McCoy

Miss Congeniality - Oregon's Skylar Pierce-Smith
Community Service - Oregon's Skylar Pierce-Smith
Jasmine Alexis Talent Award - North Carolina's Kennedy Byrd
Karen Arrington Legacy Award - Colorado's Taylor Parrish