Miss District of Columbia USA 2020 Cierra Jackson, 28, will crown her successor at the Carpenter Theatre in Richmond, Virginia, United States on July 17, 2021. It will be the 66th edition of the city-level beauty pageant that selects Washington, D.C.’s candidate for Miss USA, which selects the Miss Universe candidate from the U.S.
Currently, Washington, D.C. has 23 Miss USA placements including four titleholders. Representing the capital city of the U.S., Bobbie Johnson, 76, Shauntay Hinton, 42, Deshauna Barber, 31, and Kára McCullough, 29, were crowned Miss USA in 1964, 2002, 2016 and 2017, respectively.
At Miss Universe, Johnson finished in the Top 15 in 1964, Barber finished in the Top 9 in 2016 and McCullough finished in the Top 10 in 2017. Hinton was unplaced at Miss Universe 2002.
A total of 20 women are competing for the Miss District of Columbia USA 2021 title. Here is the complete list of candidates:
- Breanna Linzer (Air Force)
- Jordyn Britton (Capital City)
- Jacqueline LaBayne (Capitol Hill)
- Sasha Perea (City Center)
- Jessica Brinson (Columbia Heights)
- Francisca Cromwell (DuPont)
- Arabia Woolfolk (Eastern Market)
- Emerald Holman (East of the River)
- Jade Glab (Georgetown)
- Siannah Marcellin (Greater Southeast Area)
- Jasmine Marani (Independence)
- Mecole Hayes (Ivy City)
- Mangala Chava (Marshall Heights)
- Alexis Becton (Nation’s Capital)
- Kennedy Taylor (Navy Yard)
- Chelsie Stevens (Northeast DC)
- Alexis Davis (Northwest DC)
- Ambreia Williams (Washington City)
- Hannah Menzner (West End)
- Dayanna Wimbish (White House)