Eliza Minor has been crowned Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2019, at the age of 15 years old. Eliza will now represent her state on the Miss Teen USA 2019 stage and will be one of the youngest competitors at nationals this year.
After being crowned, the local news reported Eliza saying the following “It feels like a dream. It’s crazy,” “I don’t think it’s sunk in yet.”
Eliza is a freshman in Highschool on Student Council and a Junior Varsity Cheerleader in her community. Eliza has been tumbling since the age of six and has been competing in tumbling and cheerleading for the past three years. She has been competing with a worlds team at Cheer Athletics, NC.
Individuals with disabilities and special needs hold a special part in Eliza's heart. Eliza is an avid volunteer for the Special Olympics of North Carolina as well as a mentor and coach for a cheer team for individuals with special needs.
During her reign as Miss North Carolina Teen USA, Eliza plans on using the Miss Universe Ogrinizations platform, Confidently Beautiful, speaking to youth at state schools and events about how to be Confidently Beautiful.