Behind the Crown: Vivian Mensah

Name: Vivian Mensah

Age: 20

City & State: Elizabeth, New Jersey

Winning title: Miss East Coast USA

How old were you when you started doing pageants?: 14 years old!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.


Describe your feelings/reaction at your crowning moment: I was super shocked! You can see it in my face! I was having so much fun that weekend I completely forgot it was a competition. 

If there was one piece of advice you could give to someone just starting out in pageants what would it be?: Believe in yourself! No one can push you harder than yourself.

One word that describes you would be: Witty

What do you like to do on your spare time?: When I have spare time, I like to crochet. I’ve been doing that since I was a little girl, anyone would think I can do extravagant designs but unfortunately all I know how to do is make bags.

If you could have one super power what would it be and why?: If I can have one super power it’ll be to zap any food I’m craving on a plate in 5 minutes.

What is your favorite movie?: Divine Love

What are your aspirations for the future?: To get my Ph.D and to become an epidemiologist. I also hope to use my platform in Public Health in order to enforce healthier lifestyles in communities that are not as privileged.