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Angel Reyes was Miss Illinois USA 2022


2nd runner-up 2021, Semi-finalist 2019, Semi-finalist 2018, 4th runner-up 2017

4th runner-up and Miss Photogenic at Miss USA 2022

A native of Hermosa, a suburb of Chicago, Angel Reyes was crowned Miss Illinois USA on 30 May 2022 and represented Illinois at the Miss USA 2022 pageant in Reno, Nevada. Angel was the second Latina to win Miss IL USA in the pageant’s 70-year history and Illinois’ first Photogenic winner in almost 30 years.

Carlos Velez
Carlos Velez

2022 bio:

Miss Illinois USA 2022 Angel Reyes is the second Latina to win Miss Illinois USA in their 70-year history. She aims to enrich and empower the lives of those battling hardships through her longtime partnership with the Hermosa Neighborhood Association – a resident advocacy group fighting for better city services, schools, parks, and safety in Hermosa, Chicago. Angel has been working the beauty, health, and wellness circuit for over 7 years — starting her career as a professional makeup artist and now working as a medical aesthetics professional managing SpaDerma.

Miss USA pageant photos

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

Professional photos

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

Candid & Appearance photos

From events straight after her crowning to her final appearances before she passed on her crown, here’s a look at all the appearances Angel made during her reign, as well as other candid photos during her year.

Previous pageant photos

There’s nothing better than watching a contestant progress from year to year! Here’s a look back at Angel’s previous pageant photos.

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Angel’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Samantha Elliott as Miss Illinois USA 2023.

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