A native of Boise, Jordana Dahmen was crowned Miss Idaho USA 2022 on 12 September 2022 and represented Idaho at the Miss USA 2022 pageant in Reno, Nevada. Jordana is passionate about STEM education and was chosen to participate in an art installation challenging people’s perception of women in STEM.
Miss Idaho USA 2022 Jordana Dahmen is a published scientist who amplifies the voices of underserved populations. Her aim is to improve policies and programs through inclusive research. Jordana was selected by the IF/THEN® ambassador program to serve as a Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) role model. Jordana challenges society’s perception of scientists through her initiative “Shattering STEM Stereotypes.” Her work has been featured on the social media accounts of Seventeen Magazine, CBS’s Mission Unstoppable, and in science centers across the country.
The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Jordana’s state pageant photos.
Lights, camera, action! Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.
Jordana was first runner-up at Miss Idaho USA 2020 and a semi-finalist in Washington in 2019 and Idaho in 2021.
All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Jordana’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her first runner-up Hannah Menzner as Miss Idaho USA 2023.