A native of Lee’s Summit, Autumn Black was crowned Miss Missouri USA on 21 May 2023 and will represent Missouri at the Miss USA 2023 pageant. Autumn has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a Master of Science in Business Administration and Management from the University of Missouri. She was a runner-up twice on her road to the crown.
The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Autumn’s state pageant photos.
Lights, camera, action! Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.
Autumn started her pageant journey with a semi-finalist placement in the 2020 event. She was second runner-up to Joye Forrest in 2021 and first runner-up to Mikala McGhee last year.