Miss North Dakota USA – Monni
Monni is a proud first-generation Kenyan American and is ready to bring her captivating energy and tenacious spirit to the Miss USA stage. Monni has truly embodied what it means to be ” North Dakota Legendary” by becoming the first African American woman to secure the title of Miss North Dakota USA in the pageant’s 72-year history. She is paving her way to becoming a United Nations Ambassador and embracing her passion for philanthropy and the betterment of humankind. Beyond her extraordinary achievements, Monni has chosen to pridefully wear her kinky afro, along with other protective styles to show the beauty and diversity of Black Woman’s hair. She is making it her mission to guide the state of North Dakota towards the passage of the CROWN Act, which stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair” prohibiting race- based hair discrimination. Monni is truly a trailblazer who serves her community with humility and pride while promoting empowerment for all.