World Class Beauty Queens Magazine interview with amazing Beauty Queen Kimberly Dawkins Miss Jamaica United Nations 2017.Name: Kimberly Dawkins
Pageant title: Miss Jamaica United Nations 2017
Platform: Sexual Abuse Victims Youth Mentorship Program
Hair color: Dark Brown
Eye color: Dark Brown
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Age you started to compete: 22years
Favorite designer: Marc Jacobs
Hobbies: Community Servicing, Canvas Painting, Hand Embroidery and Socializing with Friends
Talent: Artistic- Art and Craft
Favorite place to visit: Haven’t been there yet
Likes: Experiencing New Cultures and Cuisines, Modeling
Dislikes: Moths and Flying Cockroaches
Favorite food: Japanese Cooked Sushi, Caribbean Stew Peas with Beef (Jamaican Style)
World Class Beauty Queens: Hello, thank you for taking the time to Interview with us. Tell us about your title.
I proudly wear the sash of Miss Jamaica United Nations – It is an honor for me to hold such prestigious title, an opportunity I hold dear to my heart and hope to make a difference in the lives of other young women in my community.
World Class Beauty Queens: What inspired you to do pageants?
As a child growing up I would always watch television programs like America’s Next Top Model, Miss World Pageant and Miss Jamaica Universe shows. I was inspired by the contestants’ journey and I saw it as a means likewise to change not just my own life but also to have an impact on those around me.
World Class Beauty Queens: What do pageants mean to you?
Pageantry is a means of confidence booster for me, additionally contributing to my self growth and development.
World Class Beauty Queens: What makes you a winner?
Being able to pursue my dreams and not allowing the negativity that others target at me to get the best of me, makes me a winner.
World Class Beauty Queens: Please tell us about your appearances and achievements.
My Charity experiences started out from a tender age when I volunteered to be a Brownies Girls Guide in Primary School. Moving on to the Secondary Level, I continued my work, served as a Senior Perfect and Students Councilor.
At the Tertiary Level, I competed in the Miss UTECH Competition, 2016, where I was placed in the Top 10 as well as awarded as the Most Aware contestant. With my passion, drive and determined personality, I re-entered in 2017, and was placed 2nd Best Talent and crowned 2nd Runner Up Miss UTECH 2017.
I am also heavily involved in Students Advocacy and Representation. I currently serve as the College of Health Sciences Students’ Representative on the University of Technology, Ja. Students Union Council. I am also actively involved in the Nursing Association, where I sit as the 1st Vice President, likewise the General Secretary of the Nursing Students Association of Jamaica 2016/17. I have also successfully all modules for the 1st and 2nd Year of my Degree Program and was awarded for such.
My appearances as Miss Jamaica United Nations includes, but not limited to, the Waterhouse Jamaica Gospel Show, the Jamaica Christian Boys Home – Homework and Adopt a Child Mentorship Program, Corporate Mingle at the Appliance Traders Limited, Labour Day Project and Fun Day at the Robert Lightbourne High School.
Other charity events I was heavily involved in, includes; The Care to Share Charity Drive at the Hope Field Primary School and the City of Refuge Children’s Home, Teach The Youths Summer Program, Bellevue Hospital Clothes Drive, Health Fair and Blood Drive at UTECH JA and the Summer Charity Book Drive at the Maxfield 7th Day Church of God.
World Class Beauty Queens: What part of the competition you find most exciting?
The part I find most exciting is Working together with the team in community service projects, giving back to the less fortunate and being able to have an impact on others.
World Class Beauty Queens: What do you plan in evening wear competition?
With my small modelesque figure, I plan to wear an outfit that compliments my body, and gives a sophisticated taste.
World Class Beauty Queens: What is your secret technique to connect with judges.
Being true to myself and speak through good eye contact.
World Class Beauty Queens: How often do you practice your pageant walk?
Everyday as I go about my day to day activities as this pageant walk is not only for the stage, but it is now apart of who I am.
World Class Beauty Queens: How do you keep your self esteem high.
I keep my self esteem high by believing in myself and my dreams, trusting myself and using negativity as a stepping stone to the greatness that lies within me.
World Class Beauty Queens: How do you stay up to date on current World events?
With my busy schedule, I try to pop on to the Internet as often as I can; reading Yahoo news, as well as conversing with others that keep themselves update as well.
World Class Beauty Queens: What does the crown symbolizes to you?
The crown symbolizes a legacy and a prestigious duty being passed on from one strong woman to another. It is not just a fashion piece, but it comes with High responsibilities, those in which I’m willing and ready to take on.
World Class Beauty Queens: What do you plan to do if you win?
If I should be crowned, Miss United Nations, I will continue on my platform to help young women who share similar stories to mine as I’m better capable of helping them. I will also represent the UN brand, not just on a local level, but also regional and international.
World Class Beauty Queens: What legacy would you like to leave behind?
I would love to make an impact on those young women living in the inner city communities like myself. I want to show them that it does not matter where you live or your background or financial status, you don’t have to sell yourself shirt and limit yourself to the stigma that is attached to young women of these communities. We all the right and the opportunity to chase after our dreams, believing in ourselves and being great.
World Class Beauty Queens: How did competing in pageants helped your life?
Competing in pageants gave me the opportunity to uplift myself as a young woman and also helped build my confidence, as growing up I had a low esteem, I thought I wasn’t beautiful because of things people would say to me, but now it is not about the outer beauty but it is about who I am as a person and what I will become. So pageants helped me in the process of finding my true self.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine would like to say thank you to beautiful Kimberly Dawkins Miss Jamaica United Nations 2017 for this wonderful interview.
Editor Derek Tokarzewski