Brenda Jiménez

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Brenda Jiménez
BornBrenda Azaria Jiménez Hernández
(1994-12-10) December 10, 1994 (age 23)
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
OccupationActress • Model • Beauty pageant
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
TitleMiss Aguadilla Universe 2016
Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Major
competition(s)
Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016
(1st Runner-Up)
(Winner)[note 1]
Miss Universe 2016
(Unplaced)
Miss Grand International 2017[citation needed]
(3rd Runner-up)

Brenda Azaria Jiménez Hernández (born December 10, 1994) is a Puerto Rican actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder who was appointed as Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2016 on March 17, 2016 after the original titleholder, Kristhielee Caride, was dethroned of the Miss Universe Puerto Rico crown.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Jiménez was raised in Mayagüez. She studied and graduated in Biology and Psychology Honors student at the University of Puerto Rico. She wants to become a Neonatal Pediatrician in hopes of serving children to have a better quality of life.[3][1]

Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016[edit]

Jiménez competed in Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016 on November 12, 2015, representing the municipality of Aguadilla, where she finished as 1st runner-up to Kristhielee Caride of Isabela.[1] Four months later, on March 17, 2016, the Miss Universe Puerto Rico organization announced that Caride had been stripped of her title after failing to fulfill her obligations and, as 1st runner-up, Jiménez would take over the responsibilities as the new Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016.[citation needed]

Miss Universe 2016[edit]

Jiménez represented Puerto Rico at Miss Universe 2016 pageant[1] at the Mall of Asia Arena in the Philippines, where she failed to place in the semifinals.[1][4]

Miss Grand International 2017[edit]

Jiménez also represented Puerto Rico at Miss Grand International 2017[5] in Vietnam, where she finished 3rd Runner-up to María José Lora of Peru.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 ¡Viva la Tarde! Special Guest
2016 Lo Sé Todo[7] Special Guest

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Miss Puerto Rico » Brenda Jiménez". misspuertorico.wapa.tv. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
  2. ^ "Brenda Azaria Jimenez - Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016". 18 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Brenda Jimenez is Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016". 31 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Miss Universe contestant Brenda Jimenez of Puerto Rico". 31 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Brenda Azaria Jimenez crowned Miss Grand International Puerto Rico 2017". 4 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Brenda Jiménez is Miss Grand International 2017". 5 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Brenda Jimenez demuestra poca Humildad y Prepotencia en entrevista". 4 May 2016.

Notes[edit]

note 1 Jiménez was originally 1st Runner-Up, but became Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2016 after the original titleholder, Kristhielee Caride, was dethroned

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Isabela Kristhielee Caride
(Dethroned)
Miss Puerto Rico Universe
2016
Succeeded by
San Juan Danna Hernández
Preceded by
Natalie Marrero
Miss Aguadilla Universe
2016
Succeeded by
Tayra Liz