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JessiKate Riley was Miss Utah USA 2021


Miss Utah 2017, Miss Utah’s Outstanding Teen 2014

Top 16 at Miss USA 2021

A native of Beaver, in southern Utah, JessiKate Riley was crowned Miss Utah USA on 31 July 2021. She represented Utah at the Miss USA 2021 pageant held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, becoming the first woman to represent Utah at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen, Miss America and Miss USA. JessiKate has since joined a number of other former USA titleholders doing promotional work for Monster Energy.

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2021 bio:

JessiKate graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree with a Violin Performance emphasis in 2019.  She has been playing the violin for 21 years.  Currently she works as the project manager for a multimillion dollar supplement company.  She loves traveling the west/midwest working for brands like Monster Energy, Reign Body Fuel and NOS Energy.

JessiKate was raised on a farm raising sheep, chickens, milk cows, horses, goats, and pigs. she was even a Utah State Champion Sheep Showman!

At the age of 11, JessiKate was diagnosed with an anxiety disorder called Trichotillomania. Her journey learning how to cope and thrive is what inspired her personal service platform called “Find ValYOU Within”.

Miss USA pageant photos

Competing in the Miss USA pageant is once-in-a-lifetime event few get to experience. Here are JessiKate’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 JessiKate’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 JessiKate 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 JessiKate’s previous pageant photos in the Miss America system.

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See JessiKate’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Elisabeth Bradley Gandara as Miss Utah USA 2022.

After the crown

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

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