Steffi Aberasturi biography: 13 things about Miss Universe Philippines 2021 second runner-up

Steffi Rose Pearson Aberasturi is a beauty queen, a model and a certified scuba diver from Cebu, Philippines. She was in kindergarten at the San Roque Child Development Center in Liloan, Cebu when she joined her first ever beauty pageant.

Raised in Liloan, Aberasturi is of Spanish, Australian and Filipino descent. Her father is from Malitbog, Leyte, Philippines while her mother is from San Francisco in Mindanao, Philippines.

Aberasturi is 5’7″ tall. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. She is 2 years younger than her sister Crystal Star Pearson Aberasturi-Kang.
  2. She was 16 when she started to be a devotee of Señor Sto. Niño in 2011. In the same year, she was crowned Sinulog Festival Queen 2011 while her sister Crystal Star was crowned Miss Mandaue 2011.
  3. She was Miss IPI 2012 and Miss Campus Femme 2012.
  4. In 2013, she and Karl Vincent Arcenas started dating.
  5. She was Miss Mandaue 2013 and Miss Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (CESAFI) 2013 first runner-up.
  6. Representing Lumad Basakanon of Barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City, she was crowned Reyna ng Aliwan 2014.
  7. She was one of the pit stop greeters featured in “The Amazing Race Philippines” Season 2 episode 6, which aired on November 15, 2014 on TV5.
  8. She was Miss Beauché International 2015.
  9. In 2016, she graduated cum laude from the University of San Carlos in Cebu with a bachelor’s degree in tourism management.
  10. She was an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher and a mentor at the Amore Modeling Institute in Cebu when she was crowned Binibining Cebu 2018-2019.
  11. On September 30, 2021, she represented Cebu Province at Miss Universe Philippines 2021 and competed against 27 other finalists at the Henann Resort Convention Center at the Alona Beach in Panglao, Bohol, Philippines. She finished fifth, making her the second runner-up.
  12. On January 23, 2022, she and Arcenas got engaged.
  13. She was 28 years old when they got married in Cebu on December 28, 2022.

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