K. Lee Graham, 17, from South Carolina was crowned the 2014 winner of Miss Teen USA Saturday night at the pageant held at the Atlantis Resort. Her dream of being Miss Teen Usa came true “I don’t know how many times I went to bed thinking about this,” she said. “I just want to thank everyone, all of my sponsors. Everyone out there, thank you for supporting me. We did it!”
Did you know this ? She Has Her Own Blog That Empowers Young Women: K. Lee hopes to encourage other girls to find true beauty on the inside with her blog, Live Beautifully. “[My blog] has become an outlet for me to address and express some of my opinions about issues regarding body image, self-esteem and personal identity that young adults are challenged with every day,” she wrote. (E!Online)
First stop at the Miss Universe Organization. K. Lee Graham will live in New York with Miss Usa, Nia Sanchez and Miss Universe, Gabriela Isler.
K. Lee Graham’s first runner-up, Vaeda Mann from Mississippi said on Twitter “Can’t wait to see the light that you will shine as Miss Teen USA K Lee❤️ so proud to be your first runner up.”
Miss Teen Usa 2014 2nd runner-up is Sydney Robertson from Pennsylvania. “So, I may not have won the crown, but I still feel like a winner. This week was literally the best week of my entire life. I made so many unforgettable memories and made life long friendships…. To the contestants, aka my sisters and friends, thank you for making this the greatest experience of mt life. Every day I would wake up more excited than the day before knowing I got to spend it with the greatest and most beautiful girls ever. Thank you for voting me as your guys’ Miss congeniality, you all don’t know how much that means to me… To the staff, my pageant mommas, and the best security crew, thank you for taking such good care of me and making the experience that much better. To K. Lee, I am so proud and beyond happy for you. You are so deserving of the title and I know you will make a fantastic Miss Teen USA. I can’t wait to see how your year unfolds for you. Now, I’m coming home proudly as Miss PA Teen USA, 2nd runner up, and miss congeniality….. There is no loss in my mind. Thank you all so much for the love and support. One chapter has closed, and another is soon to begin.”