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Rashontae Wawrzyniak was Miss Michigan USA 2015


1st runner-up 2014, 4th runner-up 2013, 3rd runner-up 2012

Top 11 at Miss USA 2015

A resident of Detroit, Miss Michigan USA 2015 Rashontae Wawrzyniak represented Michigan at the Miss USA 2015 pageant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Rae has a psychology degree from Siena Heights University where she had both an academic and athletic scholarship. She has traveled across the United States as a spokesmodel for Chrysler.

2015 bio:

Rashontae Wawrzyniak moved to Michigan, from Minnesota, with her father when she was just three. She was raised by her father and moved to many places in Michigan before settling in a small town, Fowlerville. Upon high school graduation, Rashontae attended Siena Heights University where she had both an academic and athletic scholarship. She ran indoor/outdoor track and field as well as cross country for her university. After she graduated with a degree in psychology, she pursued her modeling and acting career. Rashontae also started working as a spokes model for one of Detroit’s big three – Chrysler. She travels the country either speaking or presenting for Chrysler or off to Miami for a fashion show and then to NYC for a photo shoot. Rashontae also enjoys traveling the state of Michigan, inspiring young women with her story and teaching them that no matter what happens in life, you must love yourself and be proud of who you are.

Miss USA pageant photos

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

Professional photos

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

Previous pageant photos

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

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Rashontae’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Susie Leica as Miss Michigan USA 2016.

After the crown

Winning a state title is a sisterhood for life. Here are Rashontae’s “after the crown” photos.

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