Fox News Latino
April 18, 2013

Nothing about beauty queen Analouisa Valencia is stereotypical.

A regular on South Carolina’s beauty pageant circuit since she was 6 years old, the 19-year-old has always been proud to flaunt her African-American and Latino roots.


However, it’s not just Valencia’s striking beauty that has caused the pageant world to take notice.


Openly gay since coming out her freshman year of high school, Valencia is looking to use the high profile status that pageants have given her to be a role model to others.