Amanda Witkowski is the 2019-20 Royal International Miss International Role Model, having first held the title of 2019 Royal International Miss New Jersey. She was the 2017-2018 National American Miss New Jersey, and the USA National Miss Garden State 2017!
Amanda started competing in pageantry approximately nine years ago. " I thought is would be fun. I quickly learned it is so much more! I’ve spent considerable time learning interview and public speaking skills. Not only has this helped in pageantry, I was able to use these skills for college interviews, pageant related appearances, and fundraising efforts."
Amanda is a 22 year old senior at Sacred Heart University. A Thomas More Honors student, she is studying biology with a pre-med advisor, minoring in chemistry and fashion merchandising. Amanda is an aspiring pediatrician.
Focused on academics, athletics and community service, she is a Sacred Heart figure skating team member, and Delta Zeta sorority sister. Her team and sorority are committed to service and through these groups, Amanda has participated in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, the Walk to End Alzheimer's, The Painted Turtle Camp, Starkey Hearing Foundation, and Special Olympics.
Amanda is the co-founder of the Morgan Marie Michael Foundation providing support to individuals on the autism spectrum. This 501c3 charitable foundation organizes and hosts events such as Shop. Sell. Strut! and the I Strut for... campaign series. She is an Editor-in-Chief of the magazine Strut! which focuses on the philanthropic endeavors of others as well as fashion. She also is a partner in brand A style, an online private label boutique which donates a portions of its proceeds back to the foundation.