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Danyeshka Hernández is Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2017

Danyeshka Hernández of San Juan was crowned Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2017. She will have the opportunity to represent Puerto Rico at Miss Universe 2017 later this year.


Danyeshka Hernández, 20, is a student of Public Relations and Marketing.  

36 women competed for the crown. Catalina Morales (Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2015), Viviana Ortiz (Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2012), Ana Rosa Brito (Miss Puerto Rico 1997) and Windy Pagán (Puerto Rican Model) served as judges of the pageant last night.

Did you know this ? Puerto Rico is one of the most successful competitors in the history of the Miss Universe pageant, having won five times. Marisol Malaret, Miss Puerto Rico 1970, was the first Puerto Rican to win the Miss Universe title. The four other Puerto Rican delegates who have won the Miss Universe title are Deborah Carthy-Deu (1985), Dayanara Torres (1993), Denise Quiñones (2001), and Zuleyka Rivera (2006).

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Danyeshka Hernández succeeds Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016 Brenda Jimenez of Aguadilla. The beauty queen represented Puerto Rico at Miss Universe 2016 where she was unplaced.

Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2017 Final Results

First runner-up : Miss Ponce Jailenne Rivera Rodriguez

Second runner-up : Miss Dorado Kimberly Marie Jimenez

Third runner-up : Miss Aibonito Gretchen Colon Morales

Fourth runner-up : Miss Rio Grande Ivana Carolina Irizarry Fritany

Top 12 Guayama - Natacha Marie Romero

San Germán - Camille Alexandra Acosta Ortiz

Utuado - Beverly Marie Rodriguez De Leon

Guaynabo - Karla Victoria Aponte

Caguas - Nicole Marie Colon Rivera

Carolina - Tanya Marie Romero

Fajardo - Genesis Concepcion

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