Congratulations America! Deshauna Barber from District Of Columbia Crowned Miss USA 2016.
On Sunday, June 5, 2016, the 2016 Miss USA Pageant was held and was broadcast live by FOX from the T-Mobile Arena 3780 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158. The Miss USA 2016 pageant competition was hosted by Terrence J and Julianne Hough.
And the Miss USA 2016/17 Winner is Deshauna Barber from District Of Columbia. The new winner will move to New York City where she will live during her reign and become a spokesperson for various charitable causes on behalf of The Miss Universe Organization. Miss USA 2016, Deshauna Barber will be roommates with Miss Universe 2015, Pia Wurtzbach and Miss Teen USA 2015, Katherine Haik.
About Deshauna Barber: Deshauna is 26 years old and was born in Columbus, Georgia. Due to her father’s military career she relocated multiple times to states including North Carolina, Nebraska, Minnesota, Virginia and finally to Washington, D.C. After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management from Virginia State University, Deshauna moved to Washington D.C. where she is currently working as an IT Analyst for the U.S. Department of Commerce. Being the daughter of a retired Army Master Sergeant it is no shocker that Deshauna decided to join the Army. She commissioned as a Quartermaster Officer in 2011 and is currently a Logistics Commander for the 988th Quartermaster Detachment Unit at Fort Meade, Maryland. Deshauna loves to dance, hike and enjoy quality time with her family. Deshauna has a passion to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, specifically focusing her platform on PTSD treatment for soldiers returning from deployments and suicide prevention in the Armed Forces. For more information visit: http://www.missuniverse.com/missusa
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