In 2014, Djuan Trent was the first national pageant winner to come out as queer.
Djuan Trent : Born in Columbus, GA, she is a former beauty pageant: 2010 Miss Berea Area; 2010 Miss Kentucky; one of the 10 finalists for the 2010 Miss America Pageant and voted Contestant's Choice. She is the 4th African American woman to be crowned Miss Kentucky. Djuan Trent is a graduate of Berea College where she majored in theater performance. Djuan Trent came out as queer in 2014. [UK NKAA Database link http://nkaa.uky.edu/record.php?note_id=3075]
- Djuan Trent,
- African Americans,
- Miss Kentucky
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