A native of Carrolton, Gabriella Hembree was crowned Miss Kentucky Teen USA on 26 March 2022 and represented Kentucky at the Miss Teen USA 2022 pageant in Reno, Nevada. Gabriella is a sophomore at the University of Kentucky where she is on the pre-law track and an active member of Phi Mu sorority. She graduated with both her high school diploma and an Associates degree in applied science in 2021 as part of a partnership between her high school and the local community college.
The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Gabriella’s state pageant photos.
Lights, camera, action! Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.
There’s nothing better than watching a contestant progress from year to year! Gabriella was a semi-finalist in the 2021 pageant and a non-finalist in 2020 – here’s a look back at her previous pageant photos.
All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Gabriella’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor MèShyia Bradshaw as Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2023.