Roxanne is a 26-year-old first generation Polish-Canadian born and raised in Chatham, a rural community in Southwestern Ontario. This small town girl is pursuing her big city dreams, and now lives and works in downtown Toronto. Roxanne is currently working for a start-up food tech company called ChefHero, as a senior lead in Customer Success. Her role is a mix of customer service, account management, and sales.
Aside from her full-time work in the food tech space, Roxanne is also modeling and acting part-time. You can find her strutting on the runway at various fashion shows in Toronto, posing at photoshoots, and acting on set of various commercials, films, television shows and Netflix series being filmed in Toronto and surrounding areas.
Roxanne holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice & Public Policy (C.J.P.P.), graduating with Distinction in 2015. She was recognized on the Dean’s List each semester for having obtained an average of 80% or higher during her full-time studies. Roxanne continued her studies at the University of Guelph, completing her Master of Arts in Criminology & Criminal Justice Policy (C.C.J.P.) in 2016. She received a generous scholarship to complete her Masters at the University of Guelph, and during her studies, was nominated by the Department of Political Science and awarded for the Board of Graduate Studies Research Scholarship. Throughout her university career, Roxanne was a member of the All-Girl Level 6 competitive cheerleading team, a student mentor for the Criminal Justice & Public Policy Academic Mentorship Program (C.A.M.P.), a volunteer note taker for the Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD), a Graduate Teaching Assistant for various undergraduate political science courses, and a Graduate Research Assistant.
Roxanne advocates for living a healthy and active lifestyle. You can find her crushing her fitness goals at boot camp three to four times a week, channeling her inner Roxy Balboa at boxing, running along Toronto’s Lakeshore, and finding her Zen at hot yoga. Health and fitness has provided Roxanne with an outlet to challenge herself physically and mentally.
Roxanne also loves to travel and has visited over a dozen countries, including Poland, Germany, Hungary, Austria, France, and China, among others. She is keen to explore, meet new people, try new foods and immerse herself in diverse cultures.
Roxanne will be bringing all of her best attributes, including her confidence, passion, hard work, perseverance, kindness, and generosity to Miss Universe Canada. If selected, Roxanne is determined to make Canada proud on the Miss Universe stage.