Courtney Byrd, from Jackson, was crowned Mississippi USA 2015. She will represent her state at Miss USA 2015 this summer in Baton Rouge. The winner will represent USA at Miss Universe.
Last year, Courtney was 1st Runner Up in the Miss Mississippi USA Pageant, she said “I am SO incredibly blessed to have just placed 1st Runner Up in the Miss Mississippi USA pageant!!! I cannot express how thankful I am for the entire experience.”
2 months ago she announced “I am so excited to announce that I will be returning to compete for the title of Miss Mississippi USA! I had such a wonderful experience last year and cannot wait for another amazing opportunity! ” We can call her a true Pageant Queen!
Will Courtney Byrd be crowned Miss USA 2015 in Baton Rouge ?
Courtney attends the University of Mississippi as a Business Marketing major with a minor in Spanish. As well as her USA experience, Courtney competed at Miss Tennessee 2013.
Courtney has traveled to eight countries and studied abroad in Costa Rica and Spain. She plans on backpacking Europe after graduating college and later opening her own health and wellness store. She wants to work with the youth of today on embracing their individuality and seeking validation from within rather on seeking it from others.