Behind the Crown: Mikayla Monteiro Jack

Mikayla Monteiro Jack

 20Age:  11
City & State: Hamden, Connecticut

Winning Title:  Pre-Teen Miss East Coast USA

How old were you when you started doing pageants? : 9

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What is your favorite part about doing pageants?: Making new friends and performing.

Describe your feelings/reaction at your crowning moment:  During crowning I have a lot of mixed emotions, I am excited and nervous all wrapped in one big giant feeling.  I am happy for my friends but I also want to do well.

If there was one piece of advice you could give to someone just starting out in pageants what would it be?: BE YOURSELF, have fun, work hard and make new friends.

One word that describes you would be? : Sassy

What do you like to do on your spare time? I love to dance, I have been dancing since I was 3 years old and competitive dancing since I was 5.  I have dance classes almost everyday of the week.  Tap and Hip Hop are my favorite types of dance.

If you could have one super power what would it be and why?:  read peoples minds.  I would like to be able to know what people are thinking.

What is your favorite movie?: The Lego Movie

What are your aspirations for the future?:  I want to be a Broadway dancer and own a dance studio.