CHICAGO (TOC) — Angel Reyes was lately topped Miss Illinois USA.
The Hermosa native mentioned her platform of advocating for minorities and deprived communities stems from her background and upbringing.
She’s a part of the Hermosa Neighborhood Affiliation, which helps minorities get into the workforce and promotes schooling.
She was solely the second Latina in state historical past to win her title.
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“I am simply grateful to signify my state,” Reyes mentioned.
Reyes is now getting ready to compete for Miss USA this fall, hoping to signify the nation on the Miss Universe Pageant.
She’s gone for the Miss Illinois USA crown 5 instances, and mentioned the fifth time’s the appeal.
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