Nia Franklin

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Nia Franklin
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Nia Franklin in 2018
Nia Imani Franklin

(1993-07-27) July 27, 1993 (age 28)
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina School of the Arts
TitleMiss Five Boroughs 2018
Miss New York 2018
Miss America 2019
TermSeptember 9, 2018 – present
PredecessorCara Mund

Nia Imani Franklin (born July 27, 1993) is an American beauty pageant winner and Miss America 2019.

Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Franklin moved to New York City in 2017.[1]

In June 2018, she was crowned Miss New York 2018.[2] On September 9, 2018, she was crowned Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.[3] For the talent portion she sang "Quando m'en vo''" from the opera, La bohème.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2017 Kenan Institute fellowship and internship award recipients". Thomas S. Kenan Institute of the Arts. Archived from the original on 2018-09-10. Retrieved 2018-09-10.
  2. "Miss New York, Nia Franklin, Wins Miss America 2019". Cosmopolitan. September 9, 2018. Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  3. Stone, Natalie (September 9, 2018). "Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin Crowned Miss America 2019". People. Retrieved September 9, 2018.