Keylee Sue Sanders

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Keylee Sue Sanders
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Keylee Sue Sanders
c. 1977
Louisburg, Kansas, U.S.
Agency Vanbros and Associate INC. (State Title)
Miss Universe Organization (National Title)
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Hazel
Title(s) Miss Kansas Teen USA 1995
Miss Teen USA 1995
Major
competition(s)
Miss Teen USA 1995 (winner)

Keylee Sue Sanders (born c. 1977) is an American beauty queen who was Miss Kansas Teen USA and Miss Teen USA 1995.[1]

Sanders first won the Miss Kansas Teen USA title in October 1994.[2] In August 1995 she was crowned Miss Teen USA in the national pageant televised live from Wichita, in her home state of Kansas.[3] As Miss Kansas Teen USA, Sanders was part of the Vanbros organization, and she would retain links with that group after she gave up her crown.

Sanders later graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion merchandising. She remained involved in pageantry, and formed her own pageant consulting business, Keylee Sue & Associates, Inc, in 1997. In 1999, Sanders designed the competition gowns for Miss Kansas Teen USA and Miss Missouri Teen USA.

Sanders moved to Los Angeles, California, where she worked in the television industry for a while, appearing on Good Day Live, Soap Talk and in a Smash Mouth video. She continues to appear as an on air fashion expert and on air host for Good Day LA and Good Day Live. She also continues to model and work in commercials.

Sanders joined with Keith Lewis, director of the Morgan Agency to form K2 Productions, and this company took over the directorship of the Miss California USA and Miss California Teen USA pageants in 2006.

In 2016, she was one of the judges at the Miss Teen USA 2016 pageant, in The Venetian Theatre, Las Vegas, Nevada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "K-state teen wins national pageant". The Daily Union. 16 August 1995. p. 1. Retrieved 27 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Former Salinan is Miss Kansas USA". The Salina Journal. 16 October 1994. p. 3. Retrieved 16 August 2016 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Kansas Woman is Crowned Miss Teen USA in Louisville". Democrat & Chronicle. 16 August 1995. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
California Shauna Gambill
Miss Teen USA
1995
Succeeded by
Texas Christie Lee Woods
Preceded by
Melissa Hurtig
Miss Kansas Teen USA
1995
Succeeded by
Mandy Carraway