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Alexis Brown represents Temecula in Miss California USA


Last updated 10/20/2017 at Noon

Temecula resident Alexis Brown will be representing Temecula as a contestant at the 2018 Miss California USA competition in Long Beach in December. Shane Gibson photo

Temecula local Alexis K. Brown has been chosen by the producers of Miss California USA to represent Temecula in the upcoming state pageant. The winner will go on to compete at the national Miss USA competition which is televised live on FOX.

Raised in Temecula for over 15 years, Brown has strong roots to the city where she attended Paloma Elementary School, Margarita Middle School and graduated from Chaparral High School in 2013.

Throughout high school, Brown was an active member of her school’s chamber choir and peer leaders. Since then, she has embarked in a modeling career, including working for Victoria's Secret PINK and Berta Bridal.

“Pageants and modeling really came hand in hand for me,” Brown said. “My mom originally introduced me to pageants as a hobby and never knew how hard I’d latch on it.”

This year, Brown will be graduating with honors from California State University San Bernardino with her bachelor’s degree in chemistry.

After a placing in the top 20 at Miss California USA 2016, the aspiring physician will be representing Temecula in December.

linklink Her involvement with Angel Drive, Goodwill and Project T.O.U.C.H. allows her to giving back to her community. She is currently hosting the Winter Warm-Up Drive with Project T.O.U.C.H. in Temecula. Anyone can participate by donating coats and winter clothing. The drop off location is at the Temeku Hills Master Association office.

“My community has always supported me during my career in pageants over the last 15 years, and I am forever grateful. Temecula holds a special place in my heart because these are my beginnings,” she said.

To prepare for the upcoming pageant, she said her goal is to stay healthy and whole.

“My team and I are focused on making sure I have a clear mind and clear goals should I advance to Miss USA,” Brown said. “This requires a fitness regime, catwalk lessons, interview training and a killer wardrobe.”

As for competing, she aims to stay authentic to her hometown roots.

Alexis Brown has lived in Temecula for 15 years, graduated from Chaparral High School in 2013 and will be competing at the 2018 Miss California USA competition in Long Beach in December. Shane Gibson photo

Brown said her best memory from childhood was participating in the annual Fourth of July Parade in Old Town for many years as Little Miss Temecula and Jr. Miss Temecula.

“As a little girl, I felt like a princess, and it was that love that shaped my career by embedding a stronger passion for pageants and modeling,” she said.

Both Miss California USA and Miss California USA will be held at the Terrace Theater, Dec. 1-3, and the Westin Long Beach will serve as the host hotel. The pageant is a ticketed event and is open to the public.

Tickets for the pageant shows will be available on Supporters who cannot attend the show in person can watch it live 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, online at


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