Genesis Davila is Miss Florida USA 2018

Genesis Davila of Miami Beach was, for the second time, crowned Miss Florida USA ! She will have the opportunity to represent her state at the 2018 Miss USA Competition.

This beauty was a former Miss Intercontinental Puerto Rico and placed as the 1st Runner Up at the 2012 Miss Intercontinental pageant in Germany. She also competed at Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2013 where she finished as 1st Runner-Up and won the Best Legs Awards. In 2014 Génesis represented Arroyo at Miss World Puerto Rico 2014. She won the competition and won the Beach Beauty Award. Génesis represented Puerto Rico at the Miss World 2014 in London, where she did not place.


Dávila represented Miami Beach in the Miss Florida USA 2017 pageant held on July 16, 2016. She ended up winning, and was crowned Miss Florida USA 2017 by outgoing titleholder Brie Gabrielle.

Dávila was dethroned on July 22, 2016 after it was revealed that she hired outside hair and makeup professionals during the Miss Florida USA state pageant instead of doing the makeup herself, which is explicitly against pageant rules. The pageant stated they received multiple complaints from eyewitnesses and other contestants, in addition to it giving Dávila an unfair advantage. Her first runner-up Linette De Los Santos took her place as Miss Florida USA 2017 and represented Florida at Miss USA 2017.


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Dávila later filed a lawsuit against the owners of the Miss Florida USA pageant for $15 million, seeking damages for defamation and a restoration of her crown.