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Mikala McGhee biography: 13 things about Miss Missouri USA 2022


Mikala McGhee is an athlete, a sports news reporter and a beauty queen who grew up in Bridgeton, Missouri, United States. She has one older sister and one younger sister.

McGhee is 5’11” tall. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. In 2012, she graduated from Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights, Missouri.
  2. In 2016, she graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax County, Virginia, USA where she earned her bachelor’s degree in communication.
  3. From 2016 to 2019, she attended Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida, USA where she earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She played Division I basketball throughout her entire collegiate career. She made an appearance in the 2016-2017 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Women’s Tournament.
  4. From August 2016 to December 2018, she worked remotely for Classified Nutrition as a public relations manager.
  5. From June 2017 to June 2019, she was a Nike sales associate in Chesterfield, Missouri.
  6. In September 2018, she joined the Pattonville School District as a substitute teacher in Maryland Heights. From September 2018 to January 2022, she worked for The Ball Out as a reporter and an event host.
  7. From January 2019 to August 2019, she was a communications and social media intern for the St. Louis Surge professional basketball team in St. Louis, Missouri.
  8. From October 2019 to January 2020, she was a part-time news intern at KTVI FOX 2 in St. Louis.
  9. In February 2020, KTVI FOX 2 hired her as a sports anchor and a sports news reporter.
  10. In March 2021, she joined the St. Louis Surge professional basketball team as a color commentator.
  11. On May 1, 2022, she represented St. Louis at Miss Missouri USA 2022 at The Mansion Theatre for the Performing Arts in Branson, Missouri and won the title. It was her first beauty pageant.
  12. On October 3, 2022, she represented Missouri at Miss USA 2022 and competed against 50 other candidates at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA. She finished in the Top 16.
  13. She was 29 years old when she crowned her successor Miss Missouri USA 2023 Autumn Black on May 21, 2023 at The Mansion Theatre for the Performing Arts in Branson.

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