Smith is a
2020 graduate of University of Kentucky
, the school said on 트위터
. She majored in Broadcast Journalism
, 에 따르면 biography posted by Louisville’s WHAS11
, where she works as a reporter
. While at UK
, Smith served as vice-president of the school’s National Association of Black Journalists
) 장, the station said
The NABJ congratulated Smith on her victory
Smith will now represent the US in the Miss Universe pageant on December
12 in Eilat
The international pageant is set to move forward despite a contestant testing positive for Covid-19, the Miss Universe organization said in a statement.
Israel has imposed travel restrictions in the wake of the Omicron coronavirus variant and is barring entry of tourists for the next two weeks
“The Miss Universe Organization is working with Israeli officials to continue to get our contestants and staff into the country safely for the competition”, the Miss Universe group said.