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Nkechidindu Okorie 

Miss Okorie is CEO and founder of “United for Youth,” a nonprofit organization designed to help unprivileged youth manifest their dreams into reality. As the reigning USOA Miss California, she employs pageants as a platform to shine a light on the issues at hand. She is concurrently completing studies as she earns her bachelors of science at California State University of Long Beach, majoring in computer science with a minor in applied mathematics. During her free time, Miss Okorie enjoys running, crochet, playing her violin, and playing video games. 

Elaine Jackson

Mrs. Jackson is a long time business service specialist with a great deal of experience in human resources. She is the owner of Elaine’s Royal Elegance, a full service party and event planning company. As Event coordinator and decorator, her passion is to remove the stress of planning and return the fun of the celebration to her clients. She also serves on the board for Giving 365, a non-profit organization dedicated to interrupting the cycle of poverty by helping families, individuals, and youth address housing instability, supporting neighbor-to-neighbor giving, and providing critical life skills education for all. Mrs. Jackson also runs her own non-profit organization christened Opulence, which educates and develops models, coordinates and hosts fashion shows in order to raise funds for veterans as well as assist other similar non-profit organizations. 

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Yasmine Freedman

Mrs. Freedman is a former Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleader, Pennsylvania International Titleholder, and an advocate who is passionate about helping the world understand how to respect and honor our personal differences. Prior to moving to California she invested her time teaching this country's most precious resources - children. Her passions have inspired her to realize the vision of increasing diversity and inclusion within our educational systems across the United States. 

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