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Yanelyn Quintana was Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 2023



A native of Haverhill, Yanelyn Quintana was crowned Miss Massachusetts Teen USA on 29 January 2023 and represented Massachusetts at the Miss Teen USA 2023 pageant in Reno, Nevada.  Yanelyn is passionate about baking Puerto Rican pastries with her sisters, creating memories with her family, and embracing the beauty of her Puerto Rican culture and its delicious food.  She is a 17-year-old Senior attending Haverhill High School.

Ashley Long

2023 bio:

Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 2023 Yanelyn Quintana is a 16-year-old Junior attending Haverhill High School. She is proud to have grown up in the “City of Shoes” her whole life. She is the oldest of 3 girls. She enjoys several extracurricular activities, which are, participating in the Spoken Word Club and all things Criminal Justice! She aspires to attend New York University, or John Hopkins University, School of Medicine, to one day become a Surgeon. Yanelyn is passionate about baking Puerto Rican pastries with her sisters, creating memories with her family, while embracing the beauty of her Puerto Rican culture and the delicious food! An organization dear to her heart is her platform Action-Oriented Alcohol where she works with an organization called TMF (The Movement Family). Yanelyn has learned firsthand that everyone’s life matters no matter the circumstance. As Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 2023, she plans on using her platform to help those suffering from addiction feel valued and assist with the recovery process of addiction. Yanelyn is so excited to attend the Miss Teen USA national competition later this year representing Haverhill, Massachusetts, and Puerto Rico!

Miss Teen USA pageant photos

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

State pageant photos

The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Yanelyn’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 passes on her crown, here’s a look at all the appearances Yanelyn has made during her reign, as well as other candid photos during her year.

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Yanelyn’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Avery Turner as Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 2024.

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