Sydni Dion Bennett is beauty queen, model and ballerina from Algonquin, Illinois, United States. Here are 13 more things about her:
- She is the youngest and the only girl among four siblings.
- She attended the Chicago Academy for the Arts.
- She is a member of Life Changers International Church.
- She is 5’7″.
- She was Miss Illinois Teen USA 2017 second runner-up.
- Representing Chicago, she was crowned Miss Illinois Teen USA 2018. She was the first African-American girl to win the title.
- Representing Illinois, she was Miss Teen USA 2018 third runner-up.
- On December 31, 2019, she launched Diverse Style by Sydni Dion.
- On November 30, 2020, she started dating her fellow Illinois resident Sam Baca.
- On June 27, 2021, she was crowned Miss Illinois USA 2021 in the Braden Auditorium of Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois.
- She was 20 years old and a ballet instructor at Perfection Dance Artistry and Company dance studio when she was crowned Miss Illinois USA 2021.
- On November 29, 2021, she represented Illinois 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 was third runner-up to Ellen Elizabeth ‘Elle” Smith of Kentucky.
- On May 30, 2022, she went back to the Braden Auditorium of Illinois State University to crown her successor Miss Illinois USA 2022 Angel Reyes.