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Gracie Hunt biography: 13 things about Miss Kansas USA 2021


Gracie Hunt is a beauty queen from Overland Park, Kansas, United States. Here are 13 more things about her:


  1. Growing up, she played soccer. After a series of injuries, she had to give up her dream of becoming a soccer player.
  2. Her father Clark Knobel Hunt is part owner, chairman and chief executive officer of the National Football League‘s Kansas City Chiefs and a founding investor-owner in Major League Soccer.
  3. She is 5’7″ tall.
  4. Her mother Tavia Shackles is Miss Kansas USA 1993 and Miss USA 1993 second runner-up.
  5. Her paternal grandfather Lamar Hunt was the principal founder of the American Football League (AFL) and Major League Soccer (MLS). He died on December 13, 2006.
  6. In 2017, she enrolled at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, USA.
  7. In 2021, she graduated from Southern Methodist University with a bachelor’s degree in sports management.
  8. On April 11, 2021, she won Miss Kansas USA 2021 at the B&B Live Performing Arts Theatre in Shawnee, Kansas.
  9. She was 22 years old when she was crowned Miss Kansas USA 2021.
  10. While reigning as Miss Kansas USA 2021,she was pursuing her master’s degree in sport management at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.
  11. In October 2021, she and her mother hosted the 10th annual Style Lounge event in Kansas City. The fashion show raised money for Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault.
  12. On November 29, 2021, she represented Kansas at Miss USA 2021 and competed against 50 other candidates at the Paradise Cove Theater of the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. She finished in the Top 16.
  13. On May 8, 2022, she went back to the B&B Live Performing Arts Theatre in Shawnee to crown her successor Miss Kansas USA 2022 Elyse Noe.

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