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Two former miss universe organization winners also served on the judges panel, including miss teen usa 2011 danielle doty and miss teen usa 2014 k. Filipino-american kiilani arruda is the new miss teen usa 2020. The teenager from hawaii won the title on saturday, november 7 (u. Time), at the pageants finale in graceland, memphis, tennessee. The event adhered to social distancing protocols and even saw the candidates wearing black facemasks at the tail end of the program. Miss teen usa 2005 allie laforce and miss usa 2019 cheslie kryst hosted the show. A panel of former miss universe organization winners as well as tiktok star sara echeagaray chose the winner. for the first time, miss america, miss usa, miss teen usa, and now miss universe are all black women i grew up in a world where a woman who looks like me, with my kind of skin and my kind of hair. for the first time, top beauty pageants -- miss usa, miss teen usa, miss america, miss universe, and now, miss world -- have crowned black women as. source email protected kiilani arruda miss teen usa 2020. Her win at miss kauai teen usa allowed her to competed in miss hawaii teen usa in 2019. For the first time in the pageant worlds history, all four major titles miss america, miss usa, miss teen usa and miss universe are held by black women. Asya branch was crowned miss usa 2020 and made history as the first black miss mississippi, and the first miss mississippi to win the crown. At 17, asya left her hometown booneville, mississippi for the first time to attend summer school at harvard university. Not only was the 18-year-old from connecticut crowned miss teen usa, she became the first black woman to win the pageant while wearing her.