A native of Tacoma, Imani Blackmon was crowned Miss Washington USA on 3 November 2019 and represented Washington in the Miss USA 2020 pageant in Memphis, Tennessee. Imani is a dancer who has worked as a cast member at Disneyland.
Imani is a journalism major whose career goal is to be a correspondent on major entertainment news outlets. She now works with AfterBuzz TV as a host and at Disneyland as a dancer part-time. Imani takes pride in working with the Miss Amazing Pageant, a pageant for girls and women with disabilities. She’s looking forward to becoming the Washington state director for Miss Amazing and having the first ever pageant held in WA next year.
The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Imani’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! Here’s a look back at NAME’s previous pageant photos.
All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Imani’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Christine Brodie as Miss Washington USA 2021.
Winning a state title is a sisterhood for life. Here are “after the crown” photos.