Arianna Afsar

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Arianna Afsar
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Arianna Ayesha Afsar
(1991-10-22) October 22, 1991 (age 22)
San Diego, California
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss San Diego's Outstanding Teen 2005
Miss California's Outstanding Teen 2005
Miss San Diego County 2010
Miss California 2010
Major
competition(s)
Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2006 (1st RU)
Miss America 2011 (Top 10)

Arianna Ayesha Afsar was born (October 22, 1991) to a German American mother and a Bangladeshi father. She is a pageant titleholder from San Diego, California who was a semi-finalist on American Idol 8 and placed in the Top 10 at the Miss America 2011 pageant.

Afsar is a graduate of Westview High School and a senior at the University of California, Los Angeles.[1]

Pageants[edit]

Afsar won the Miss California's Outstanding Teen title in 2005 and represented California in the inaugural Miss America's Outstanding Teen pageant in Orlando, Florida in August 2005. She won a preliminary talent award and placed first runner-up.

She is from California and has German and Bangladeshi Roots.

In 2010 Afsar competed in the Miss California pageant for the first time and won the Miss California 2010 title.[2] She competed in the Miss America 2011 pageant in January 2011.

American Idol[edit]

In 2009 Afsar was a contestant on American Idol 8. She auditioned in Phoenix and sang "Put Your Records On" by Corinne Bailey Rae.[3] Afsar progressed to the live semifinals but failed to make it through her group and was not selected to compete for a wildcard by the judges.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clifford, Jane (2009-05-17). "American dreams". 
  2. ^ Vanessa Rakis-Garabedian, Vanessa (2010-07-10). "Miss S.D. wins Miss California in Fresno". Fresno Bee. 
  3. ^ a b Clifford, Jane. "Westview High School student makes the 'American Idol' cut". Signs on San Diego. 
  4. ^ Rushfield, Richard (2009-03-05). "Nine down, now let the wild cards roll". Los Angeles Times. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Kristy Cavinder
Miss California
2010
Succeeded by
Noelle Freeman
Preceded by
Elizabeth & Isabella Tang
Miss California's Outstanding Teen
2005
Succeeded by
Summer Clark