Tanya Lehman

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Tanya (Lehman) Jarrett
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Tanya Justine Lehman
(1983-08-14) August 14, 1983 (age 33)
York, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Hazel
Title(s) Miss Pennsylvania USA 2006
Miss USA 2006

Tanya Justine Lehman Jarrett (born August 14, 1983) is an American model, actress, and beauty pageant titleholder from York, Pennsylvania. She was crowned Miss Pennsylvania USA 2006 and competed in the Miss USA 2006 pageant.


In November 2000, Lehman placed second runner-up in the Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA 2001 pageant.[1] In 2003, she vied for the Miss Pennsylvania USA title and placed in the semi-finals.[2]

In late 2005, Lehman won the Miss Pennsylvania USA 2006 title.[3] Lehman represented Pennsylvania in the Miss USA 2006 pageant broadcast live from Baltimore, Maryland on April 21, 2006.[4][5] She was also one of 26 Miss USA Delegates who appeared on a Miss USA special edition of Deal or No Deal in April 2006.[6]

Lehman is active in community service and charitable organizations, earning the Duquesne University Volunteer Award and the Women's Leadership Society Award.[4][5][7] She has been working as a model/actress since 2006 and she has appeared in several national commercials and advertisements.[8]

Personal life and education[edit]

Tanya Justine Lehman was born on August 14, 1983, the daughter of Thomas and Jean Lehman.[4] She graduated from York Suburban Senior High School in 2001.[4] She later studied at Duquesne University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Management Systems in 2006.[5][7] In 2009, Lehman graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a masters of Public Health in Behavioral and Community Health Sciences.[9]

Lehman married professional hockey player Patrick Jarrett in May 2012.[10]


  1. ^ Cessna, Jodi (April 4, 2002). "Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA". TFTJ. Archived from the original on June 9, 2002. Retrieved March 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ Greco, Jason (2003). "Miss Pennsylvania USA 2003". TFTJ. Archived from the original on May 11, 2006. Retrieved March 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Miss Pennsylvania USA History". Miss Pennsylvania USA. Retrieved March 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Suburban grad goes for Miss USA title". The York Dispatch. York County, PA. April 21, 2006. Archived from the original on May 4, 2006. Retrieved February 12, 2007. 
  5. ^ a b c Conroy, Denny (April 21, 2006). "Duquesne Senior in Friday's Miss USA Contest". Scout.com. Fox Sports. Retrieved March 25, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Miss USA Contestants". Deal or No Deal. April 12, 2006. NBC. 
  7. ^ a b "Miss USA 2006: Pennsylvania - Tanya Justine Lehman - Interview". Miss USA. 2006. Archived from the original on October 14, 2006. Retrieved March 29, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Tanya Lehman Portfolio". Ikon Models. Retrieved March 29, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Lehman, Tanya Justine (2009) Master's Thesis". University of Pittsburgh. June 29, 2009. Retrieved March 29, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Marriage licenses for 5/18/2012". The York Dispatch. York County, PA. May 8, 2012. Retrieved March 25, 2015. 

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Preceded by
Brenda Brabham
Miss Pennsylvania USA
Succeeded by
Samantha Johnson