Caelynn Miller-Keyes is an American mannequin and social media marketing consultant. Along with her skilled modeling profession, she was one of many finalists within the Miss USA 2018 competitors the place she was formally declared the primary runner-up. The Asheville, North Carolina-born contestant can now be seen on the brand new season of The Bachelor airing Monday nights at eight p.m. on ABC.
Along with her distinctive look, many are questioning what Miller-Keyes’ ethnicity truly is. Miller-Keyes is a white southern girl who grew up in Fredericksburg, Va. She acquired her diploma in broadcast journalism from Virginia Commonwealth College, and now lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Miss Universe web site writes, “As a survivor, she is a devoted advocate for sexual assault prevention by chatting with highschool and school college students in regards to the significance of consent. She has been instrumental in serving to victims have voices by altering the Title IX insurance policies to guard school college students, having survived multiple assault personally.”
Through the competitors, when Miller-Keyes was requested what she’d write on a clean signal at a protest of her selection, she mentioned, “Your physique. Your rights.” That’s when she revealed that she is a sufferer of sexual assault and selected to talk up in opposition to her violators. She spends her time as an advocate encouraging others to do the identical.
She misplaced Miss USA 2018 to Sarah Rose Summers, Miss Nebraska. Miller-Keyes was gracious in regards to the loss to Summers on social media, saying that the 2 had been mates in actual life. She wrote, “I nonetheless can’t fairly put into phrases this second. Sarah and I had been speaking two days in the past about being bridesmaids in one another’s weddings. She is really considered one of my finest mates, and to be up there collectively was all the pieces I may’ve ever requested for. I really like you, Sarah Rose, you might have the most important coronary heart, and your gentle shines so vivid! Go kill it as Miss USA, and win Miss Universe so we may be roomies.”
Additionally notable about Miller-Keyes, as a small baby, she was given a 10 p.c probability to stroll once more after scuffling with a life-threatening sickness. She is shut along with her household, who helped get her by her sickness in line with Hollywood Life. Miller-Keyes comes from a line of pushed ladies; her grandmother (who’s additionally her mentor) was the primary girl to be head of the FBI in Los Angeles. Her childhood sickness and her robust feminine members of the family have continued to inspire her grownup endeavors going ahead.
In her spare time, Miller-Keyes mentioned she likes to journey and feels very grateful for the life she’d led to this point particularly for somebody so younger (she’s 23). In line with her intro video, as Miss North Carolina it was her job to journey. In her Bachelor profile, she additionally mentioned she traveled for love—all the way in which to Japan for a primary date one time. However as she instructed Colin Underwood on the present, she acquired dumped in considered one of her favourite locations, Thailand, so it holds some unhealthy reminiscences for her.