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Kelley Johnson was Miss California USA 2018

​Hermosa Beach

Miss Colorado 2015 (2nd runner-up at Miss America 2016)

Top 10 at Miss USA 2018

A native of Colorado who was living in Hermosa Beach during her reign, Kelley Johnson was crowned Miss California USA on 3 December 2017 and represented California at the Miss USA 2018 pageant in Shreveport, Louisiana. She became well known as “Nurse Kelley” after her monologue at the Miss America pageant.

2018 bio:

Kelley is a registered nurse and a full-time doctoral student in the nurse practitioner program. At Miss America her monologue about nursing lead to the nickname “Nurse Kelley” and appearances on Ellen and other shows. She is a professional public speaker and have given more than 65 key note speeches.

Miss USA pageant photos

Competing in the Miss USA pageant is once-in-a-lifetime event few get to experience. Here are Kelley’s official Miss USA photos.

State pageant photos

The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Kelley’s state pageant photos.

Professional photos

Lights, camera, action!  Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.

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