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Miss Teen Universe Colorado

MESA senior, Alexa P. T., was crowned Miss Teen Universe Colorado this past August and will be competing for the overall title of Miss Teen Universe USA in Orlando, Florida on November 22!


The Miss Teen Universe Colorado competition was Alexa’s first taste of the pageant world. Alexa, who has been modeling since the age of 12, became interested in competing because it provided her an outlet to express herself.


“Participating in pageants taught me how to be a leader in my community, I want to inspire others to be confident,” Alexa said.


Although new to the pageant world, Alexa is already using her platform to spread awareness about a cause that she is extremely passionate about – mental health. “Mental health, especially men’s mental health, is a topic that isn’t talked about a lot. I want to work with organizations in my community to destigmatize and spread awareness about this issue that impacts so many.”


Alexa also credits pageants with helping her sharpen her public speaking skills and working well with others. “Pageants are not just about beauty, they teach you a lot about yourself and you get to build connections with your fellow competitors, who end up becoming your friends.”


Alexa hopes to continue competing in pageants beyond Miss Teen Universe USA, in addition to following her dreams of attending an out of state college to pursue a degree in architecture!


Congratulations and good luck, Alexa!