Jaleeah Mo’nae Kelly was recently awarded the 2012 Tiny Miss Heart of the North Florida crown. Jaleeah is the daughter of Melvylyn Pierce and Johnathan Kelly of Jacksonville. She will enjoy a fun-filled year of making appearances and being involved in her community on behalf of the Miss Heart of the USA organization. Look for her as she participates in events in your local area and be sure to congratulate her on her accomplishments. The Miss Heart of the USA Pageant strives to provide our contestants with the opportunity to have fun, establish lasting friendships, build confidence, and self-esteem. It also encourages them to get involve with organizations in their communities that benefit those in need. Miss Heart of the USA Queens are involved at the local level with many charitable organization.
Jaleeah will represent Duval County at the 2012 North Florida State Miss Heart of the USA, where she will be competing for $2,000 in scholarship money. Winners of the 2012 North Florida State pageant will advance to the Miss Heart of the USA nationals in Orlando, Florida, where they will have the opportunity to compete for a $5,000 Supreme Beauty Scholarship.
The Miss Heart of the USA pageant began as a food drive for a rescue mission whose pantry was low and blossomed into a National Pageant program that has distributed over 750,000 nonperishable food items to nonprofit organizations, collected toys for Toys for Tots, and even collected and distributed much needed baby items for a Women’s Hope Center. Visit www.missheartoftheusa.com.