Miss Teenager 2016 • Contestants • 35 Countries • Five Continents
Age: 17 Height: 5'8
MISS TEENAGER HONDURAS '16
Hi everyone! My name is "michelle bracamonte" and I proudly represent my country, Honduras
17 years old and 5'6 ft eager student of medicine school at the UNAH, currently residing in Tegucigalpa, passionate about motorcycles, cars and speed
I like the runway and sports in my free time currently I'm into boxing, motocross and dancing i love to travel, go out with my friends, go to the beach and above all helping others However I may I dream of one day becoming a pofessional influence in my country.
The Bahamas brings to you an island girl and child of the sea.
strong, determine, talented, full of ambition and not afraid to succeed.
She is a leader oriented individual
Lezlia hails St.Georges High School where she has won distinguished National awards including: GGYA bronze pin, Honor student, and National arts 'International folk dance' winner.
She is the former Miss Talented Teen Grand Bahama, Top Model winner and current Miss Teen Bahamas Universe. Standing at 5'6 and 115 lbs she is very active and enjoys dancing, travelling, softball, volleyball, and track & field. Her community service platform is "Disability Equality".
Age: 17 Height: 5'6
Hometown: Island of Grand Bahama
MISS TEENAGER BAHAMAS '16
Age: 15 Height: 5'8
MISS TEENAGER AUSTRALIA '16
Age: 17 Height: 5'9
Hometown: Santiago del Estero
Avril Marco is studying in 4th year at Hermano Hermas de Bruijn School and has one of the best grades in her classroom. Due to the fact that she graduated from an English school called "Instituto Cultutal Anglo Argentino" at the young age of 15 years, she is able to speak fluent English and would like to learn French in a near future. Was born on November the 8th, 1999 in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, where she has been living her whole life. She is passionate about field hockey and loves been part of a team. She started doing community work two years ago with her classmates and her hockey team going to a nursing home, to a kinder garden and to a small hockey school in order to spend some time with all the people and kids doing recreational activities and teaching them about different topics. Avril is a model that likes reading and loves singing; therefore she is learning to play the guitar. She is a very perseverant, optimistic and sociable person and is known for her positive energy.
MISS TEENAGER ARGENTINA '16
Age:17 Height: 5'8
Manuela Ramirez, she was born in Carupano,Venezuela on april 29th 1998, Since young , she loves dance, perform and modeling. At twelve years old she moved to Canada with her mom. They left their family and friends for a better future full of new opportunities.
She speaks spanish, french, italian and english.
The Sport is one of her greatest passions, her hobbies is karate. She play karate in school on Montreal she was champion by her category and admire by her talent. Also she practice athletisme and swimming, she won many medals and superation records.
She graduate this year at Calixa-Lavallée high school in Montreal, Her dream is become a profesional, she would like to be a veterinarian and could help her family. Manuela define herself as an honest , humble and funny person. She always is with a big smile.
She loves animals and social work.Manuela is a girl who believe in God.
God's love is infinity , with him by her side everything is possible.
MISS TEENAGER CANADA '16
Age: 15 Height: 5'7
Katy Casasola, student of 4to grade to bachellor in Liceo La Salle school, Chiquimula, Guatemalan. Dreams about graduating in General Medicine specializing in ginecology. katy hopes yo help with ver knowleage and abilities to all the Guatemalan society but special all the pregnant woman of lowincome. Since fue early age of 4 has participated in event of beauty and belonged to the linage academy, obtaining modeling diploma, dance and profetional eticate. also it has highlighted in the academic field, recognized as the best student in the pre-primary, primary and basic level. His passion is to exercise, practic sport and student.
MISS TEENAGER CARIBBEAN '16
Age: 19 Height: 5'8
MISS TEENAGER COCO'S ISLAND '16
Kimberley Vega, actual medicine student. She enjoys dancing and spending time at the farm with horses and her family. Kimberley was born in Costa Rica in Liberia, a town in Guanacaste, where she also grew up. She currently lives and works at the beach, she loves to spend time taking some sun while hearing the ocean and also enjoys being around nature. Kimberley has been part of several runways and she loves modeling, she likes to travel and get to know new places. Kim is known by her friends for her kindness and sweetness.
Age: 15 Height: 5'8
MISS TEENAGER COLOMBIA '16
Maria Alejandra Muñoz
The new Miss Teenager Colombia 2016 is the fifteen year old Maria Alejandra Muñoz. She was born in Barranquilla , Colombia, city where celebrities like shakira and Sofia vergara were born.
From very soon she started to be part of beauty pageants winning contests like "Niña Soledad 2010". In 2011 she moved for 5 years to USA, where she learned her perfect English. When she came back she won Miss Teenager Atlantico in her natal city Barranquilla , giving her the opportunity to go to Miss Teenager Colombia. Her hobbies are going to the beach and she loves professional make up. In the sports area she enjoys playing volleyball. Maria is very excited about her new title Miss teenager Colombia ! She said he will rest now 24 hours and start immediately her preparation for miss teenager universe to be hold in Guatemala. She wants to be a great ambassador for the Colombian teenagers showing the world the best things about her country.
Age: 17 Height: 5'7
Hometown: San Jose
MISS TEENAGER COSTA RICA '16
From the happiest country in the world , Samantha Delgado 18 years old , is a university student. She is in her first year career in Business Administration . She is characterized as an outgoing and friendly girl, but with a very strong personality whose main goal is to take the international crown. She is a life lover, as well Nature and animals lover. About her future plans, it is to participate in the national beauty contest Miss Costa Rica, and in turn be a strong candidate for the Miss Universe contest too . She has participated in numerous charities , as a result of her commitment to society . Her hobbies are reading , cinema, and the practice of mixed martial arts, which manages to combine with modeling.
Age: 19 Height: 5'10
Xamantha Martinez graduated from Miami Sunset Senior High School at the top 10% of her class. She is a future student of accounting and business administration in the Miami Dade College. She hopes that her skills and her knowledge help the small businesses to develop themself and help the economy of the countries. Xamantha was born in Havana, Cuba on June 9, 1997. Since she was 4 years old her grandmother started to notice her native talent and her passion for arts. As Cuban girl she has the "Latin sabor" inside of her. At the age of 16 she moved to the United States with her family and trough the past of time and her hard work she became a professional dancer, wonderful actress and a successful model. She has also participated and being winner of 5 important beauty Pagents. Xamantha loves animals and admits that chocolate is her weakness. She has always been known for her big smile, positive attitude and her amazing personality. Xamantha wants to be an inspiration for all those young ladies that are chasing their dreams and demonstrate them that no matter where you come from you can be a successful and an unforgettable woman.
MISS TEENAGER CUBA '16
Age: 16 Height: 5'10
MISS TEENAGER ECUADOR '16
Diana was born in Quito - Ecuador, she is 16 years old and is a high school student. On May 28 /2016 she was elected Miss Teenager Ecuador. She also won the titles of Miss Pretty Face, Miss Personality and Miss Elegance.
Diana is currently studying the last year at SEK Ecuador International School. She speaks Spanish, as well as English. In her spare time she practices figure skating, tropical dance and she is a runway model.
Diana loves animals, so she has a dog called Kiki and a beautiful angora cat called Bonny. She enjoys spending time with her parents and her little sister.
One of her aims to participate in this contest is to show that a beauty queen must have charisma, intelligence and a high spirit of solidarity.
Age: 17 Height: 5'10
MISS TEENAGER FRANCE '16
Hi, my name is Leila Drolet, i’m 17 years old, i’ve started photo shoots since i was 11 years old with Michel G.Miller and i’ve continued in the field of fashion doing fashion shows. I’m currently a model for the agency Dress 2Impress and at the same time i am finishing my high school studies at Montessori school. I’m the kind of girl who always want to help and be there for the people that i love, I’m a very optimistic and charismatic person. I’m a dreamer but i know that to earn success it requires a lot of hard work and perseverance. I am very empathic with other peoples problems, so much that sometimes it may undermine how I feel, but I always try to overcome the difficulties of the problems and always go on
Age: 18 Height: 5'8
Hometown: Santa Lucia
MISS TEENAGER GUATEMALA '16
Marines Portillo de Leon, a graduate of Bachelor of Computer Science and Business Guidance, it later wants to study international relations and learning languages. She believes that a young woman bring to society the knowledge necessary to become someone in life and what she wants most is to be a professional success and pride of his family and friends and of course an example to follow . He had the opportunity to represent their department Escuintla in Guatemala resulting Miss Teenager winner among 18 participants.
Her hobbies are reading, dancing, swimming, volleyball, passionate about the gym , try to go from Monday to Friday two hours a day and on weekends enjoy your family and friends and visit the cinema and bowling . He also likes the modeling and beauty events, knows of responsibility on his shoulders to be the representative of the youth of his beloved Guatemala. Marines wants to be an inspiration for all those young ladies that are chasing their dreams and demonstrate them that no matter where you come from you can be a successful and an unforgettable woman.
Marines born in Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa, Escuintla one of the most recognized regions nationwide Guatemala for having the most powerful sugar mills across the country.
It is a kind, affectionate, educated and always serve the other person , he dreams someday to request support from international agencies to launch a project to help the homeless in your country , offering them a roof to live , food, medicine but all love and support them to be good people.
Age: 19 Height: 5'9
Hometown: Guinea Bissau
MISS TEENAGER GUINEA '16
I was born, on November 27th, ...., in the Republic of Guinea Bissau, a country of West Africa bordering Senegal in the North and Guinea in the South; Portuguese is the official language.
I have fond memories of the country where I was born; particularly I carry with me the feeling of freedom and solidarity, as well as the memory of playing and joking in contact with nature. I learnt since childhood to appreciate and enjoy nature.
When I was 8 I moved with my parents to Portugal, where I completed my studies with a degree in Early Childhood Education in Lisbon. I started thereafter my career as a model and I managed to win the title of Miss Guinea Bissau in .... I participated also in the beauty contest of Portoguese language countries in Paris, where I represented Guinea Bissau; I was the runner-up with the title of Beauty Queen of Red Women. In order to pursue my childhood dream I followed some professional training in the fashion industry; presently I live in France to expand my horizons.
I like very much traveling, movies, sports and volunteering for social services; I love nature and I see as my first mission in life that of helping children living in disadvanteged conditions. As Miss Guinea Bissau I supported a project for children with the Pediatric Hospital Simao Mendes in Guinea Bissau; this campaign made me more sensitive and aware of how important is to show solidarity and give a minute of our time to try to live more by "being" than by "having".
I feel ready, and having sufficient skills, to become ambassador of humanitarian projects and I am available to use my image to support children and charity projects everywhere in the world.
I would like to use my professional skills, my experience and knowledge, to help children everywhere in the world, particularly those living in disadvanteged condition and in extreme poverty; I would like to contribute effectively to their psycho-social development to empower them in this global world, beyond prejudice, thus to make them able to fight against whatsoever form of injustice and discrimination: " the children of today are the women and men of tomorrow ".
Age: 17 Height: 5'9
MISS TEENAGER HOLLAND '16
Melissa Scherpen is 19 Years young. In 2015 she has been travelling and titleholder of Miss Teen Netherlands 2015 and Miss Tourism Queen of the Year Netherlands 2015. Since a few weeks she is preparing for Miss Teenager Holland 2016, an honour for Melissa and her home country. In daily life Melissa is spending her time in modelling and she is an semi famous artist in her country in the girls band TRIPLE. Travelling around to perform on stage. This year is spent with travelling, modelling and performing on stage. Dreams and goals in Melissa s life for the coming years is winning Miss Teenager 2016, going to Australia for few months and studying Media Entertainment. Her future plan is to become a professional artist and presenter. Might even make an own tv program. With all this we can present you a young ambitious teenager which is not only beautyfull but also smart and intelligent. You can wake her up for a delicious Tompouce (typical dutch bakery)
Age: 16 Height: 5'9
MISS TEENAGER KOREA '16
CHO HEE PARK
Cho Hee Park was born in South Korea on the 19th of November, 1999, but moved to Guatemala at a young age. She is a student at Colegio Maya, the International School of Guatemala. She speaks Korean, English, and Spanish fluently, and is about to begin her junior year of High School. After losing her father at the age of nine, she has experienced many adventures and has learned new things that have helped contribute to make the person she is today. Moreover, she defines fashion as an expressive kind of art where people can have the freedom to reveal their feelings and thoughts in various types of means. On account of this, she has chosen this competition to challenge herself and discover more about her capabilities. She describes herself as a very interactive person and believes that the characteristic matches an important quality of a model. She deems models as people who represent, create, and divulge the true beauty of a human. Overall, models should be courteous and persistent of their responsibility and she thrives to become like that.
Age: 16 Height: 5'8
Hometown: Guatemala City
MISS TEENAGER LATINA '16
Anayansi Bran is currently studying on international school SEK Guatemala taking 11th grade. she hopes to help the needy people, especially children and elderly people. She also want to collaborate with the environment in so different ways. Anayansi was born on Guatemala on Oct. 28 1999. She loves to play volley ball at school and also love to draw, her favorite food is sushi and ice creams.
Age: 18 Height: 5'10
Hometown: Culiacan, Sinaloa
MISS TEENAGER MEXICO '16
Carolina Moreno student science career communication, he likes sports, reading, modeling, acting and participating in campaigns to tourists, such as those performed for children with cancer, street children, being queen of queens participated in the fashion queens parade for cause, where money was raised to buy 1000 games lens for low-income children with visual impairment. Had an outstanding participation in the International Carnival of Mazatlan, as a model has made parade with brands and designers, personality and beauty made manage to be designated after a casting. The current Miss teenager universe Mexico 2016.
Age: 17 Height: 5'7
MISS TEENAGER NEW ZELAND '16
Louise Dunn is a bubbly, friendly intelligent young lady, who started her modelling and pageant career when she was entered as a wild card into the Miss Teen Supermodel Pageant in September 2015.
Louise enjoyed the pageant world so much that she went on to compete and win Miss Teen Franklin 2015, and Miss Teen Manukau in 2016. Success followed success, and in May this year, Louise was crowned Miss Teen New Zealand 2016, and is looking forward to representing New Zealand in the Miss Teenager Universe 2016 pageant in Guatemala.
Louise enjoys long boarding, music, dance, and movies. She works part time with a local shopping mall doing business and social media marketing while studying travel, tourism and flight attending. She also has begun working part time at a sandwich store. Louise enjoys being in front of the camera, learning a multitude of skills through her experiences in front of the lens. She has been a feature model with a NZ photographer, and enjoys the fashion and friendship that the NZ pageant world offers. In the future, with the love of fashion, Louise would like to open her own store, and provide a place where ladies can feel empowered, look good, and feel great!.
Age: 18 Height: 5'11
MISS TEENAGER NICARAGUA '16
Her Name is Dayana Daniela Miranda Sanchez, she is 18 years old, and was born in Leon Nicaragua on October 28th,1997. She graduated from the La salle High school in Leon and she now is studying her first year In University in Leon , studying international relations.
Dayana is considerd a young, friendly, supportive, patient,optimistic and loving woman. With passion to serve and help others. Dayana Dreams of becoming an Ambassador and to represente her country at an international level and thus have the abilty to share with the world the wonderful place of Nicaragua which she calls home. For Dayana the most important thing is unity of the family because where you find the family is where you also will find home and people whom you can love. Dayana’s mother is everything to her and has been her role model for her entire life. Since a little girl Dayana has loved bueaty pagents and fashion shows and she has previosly won a beauty pagent in her region in Nicaragua. Dayana wants to be a role model for all young people in her country and demonstrate to all young people who have a dream or goal that it can be achived with effort, dedication, and love. She says that “Life is your Gateway”.
MISS TEENAGER PANAMA '16
Massiel Alejandra Llamas
Age: 18 Height: 5'7
Hometown: Minga Guazu
Karina is a student in the 1st year of accounting science at the private university of east. She won the beauty competence the last year and she was the first princess in other national competence for teenager
She's currently the Miss Teenager Paraguay. She speaks a fluency spanish, guaraní and portugues as well. She also speaks german that is the idiom of her grandparents.
Karina is a dancer and volleyball player. One of her most favorite activities is cook because it makes feel distracted and relaxed her
She enjoys of the good music and take care her pets, so they're 4 adorable dogs
She's Homelike and her most treasure are her parents who live and share with her so long
MISS TEENAGER PARAGUAY '16
Karina Obrist Reimers
Age: 16 Height: 5'8
MISS TEENAGER PHILIPPINES '16
Kirsten Ligon was born in Chicago, Illinois and lived in the Philippines until the age of 8. She and her parents immigrated to Canda in search of a better lifestyle. Kirsten and her family enjoy helping others: One of their family traditions include donating money to the less fortunate every year to provide them with food and clothing. Kirsten participates in taking care of those in need as she has been a volunteer to help the Syrian refongees entering Canda. Currrently, Kirsten has been modeling for almost 1 year: she modeled desings for Ryerson University students and Mama Renee Salud and Shannon Pamaong, She continues modeling because it has helped her gain confidence, social skills and experience in communicating with others. Kirsten´s hobbies include art, singing and swimming. Art enhances her freedorn to be creative and it gives her a chance to express herself using images. Singing relieves her stress and helps to show her emotions. Finally, Kirsten finds that swimming is a relaxing activity that teaches her patience and helps her to promote a positive attitude. One of Kirsten´s passion is cooking and she aspires to someday have her own restaurant and become a successful chef. “I do not have t olive in the Philippines to become a Filipino. Iwas born to Filipino parents who brought me up with the Filipino vatues and traditions”-Kirsten Ligon.
Age: 18 Height: 5'9
Sara Oliveira, 18 years old, has just finished her 12th degree in interactive image. Very funny and outgoing, she is well-known by her sense of humour. She was born in 17th August of 1997 in V.N. Famalicao, Portugal, and since she was very young she always had pets, that's why she has passion for animals and it's causes! She dreams one day she will help the world embracing an institution of children in need or being an ambassador for a cause because for her the happiness of a child is what else matters!
Professional actress, singer, speak english, spanish and portuguese.
MISS TEENAGER PORTUGAL '16
Age: 17 Height: 5'11
MISS TEENAGER PUERTO RICO '16
She's a happy young girl that considers herself as a “lover of life”. She always highlights the positive aspects of life in good or bad situations. Ariette is very persistent and is always struggling and fighting for what she wants. In addition, she loves spending time with her family and friends. Since early childhood she has worked in sports, practicing volleyball, basketball, softball, and track and field as well, where she has won important local recognition. Her greatest inspiration has been the Olympic runner Javier Culson, thanks this is a great college scholarship. Ariette expresses that through sports, she has learned to develop discipline, organization, and teamwork, applying them in all she tends to pursue. At her young age she teaches advanced modeling courses and international gateway. She has trained girls who have dreams of becoming beauty queens and all of them have been successful. Ariette, has excelled in beauty pageants throughout her country and has won three major titles, which have opened doors to become the official image of beauty products and designers. She has participated in major campaigns and has been modeling for top designers in New York. Nowadays, she's taking theater classes and already has a contract will give her the opportunity to make ten short films in the island of Puerto Rico. She will study medicine to become a professional in the field of pediatric orthopedics in the near future, for she loves children. Among her multiple interests, she loves to help others and participates in the foundations of people with cancer and also provides food for the homeless in a different organization. Her discipline, hard work, and intelligence have helped her to move on. One of her common quotes is to never give up no matter what happens and as she always says, “There will be difficult times and we have to overcome fears, but with the desire to succeed in life, we will achieve what we set out. When you follow your passion, success follows you.”
Age: 19 Height: 5'8
Hometown: San Salvador
MISS TEENAGER EL SALVADOR '16
Alas Paola Andrea Romeo
born on October 25, 1997 in El Salvador, San Salvador currently lives with his mother and two older than her brothers .
was devoted to practice gymnastics , her favorite food is typical dishes from his native El Salvador, in his spare time he enjoys going to the movies , read, and sightseeing in places that one does not know his country .
Age: 19 Height: 5'9
Hometown: Santo Domingo
MISS TEENAGER DOMINICAN REP. '16
Age: 18 Height: 5'8
Born on June 7, 1998 in Miami, FL. I am 18 year old, Catherine Mesquida. From a young age I have always been focused on things that have to do with art. I find interest in dancing, drawing, acting, make-up, and modeling of course. Pursuing in the medical field is one of my biggest dream.I hope and pray one day I become a successful Nurse Practitioner so that I can help those in need. In school I was very involved in extracurricular activities that involved helping those in need. We did many projects helping family's in need and homeless veterans. I have always loved working with kids, at the age of 17 I left high school with my certifications to become a preschool teacher. After doing the ECE (Early Childhood Education) program for 4 years I have grown a passion for kids and it has taught me many things I need to know in life. A creative mind, very ambitious, and friendly are a few words you can use to describe me. I have many big plans for myself in the future and many which involve the Miss Teenager pageant. I am your Miss Teenager USA.
MISS TEENAGER USA '16
Age: 19 Height: 5'9
MISS TEENAGER VENEZUELA'16
Intern career foreign languages.
Hobbies: reading, watching movies, spending quality time with my mother.
Talent: singing, acting, dancing.
Age: 16 Height: 5'8
Hometown: Bay Island
MISS TEENAGER BAY ISLAND '16
Age: 19 Height: 5'9
MISS TEENAGER PERU '16
Almendra Acha Sulca
she is actually the Miss Teenager Perú 2016, she was born 21 the April, she’s 19 years of age. That to her short age she´s an excellent student of the career of communication of the Peruvian University of the Américas and later she would like to study nutrition. Since She was child she worked at televisión, her father is a famous Journalist, Almendra thinks that to be a queen is an example of life, she says that a queen is beautiful that one heart with the whole world. She has in the blood the talent of queen, her aunt was Miss Perú Universe 2008 and Top 8 in the Miss Universo 2008. Almendra knew that her passion are the model and the contests.
Age: 19 Height: 5'8
MISS TEENAGER ARUBA '16