How Miss USA Asya Branch Made History Twice Despite Rocky Childhood


Asya Branch always dreamed of becoming a beauty queen. She never imagined making history on two fronts, becoming the first black woman to be crowned Miss Mississippi crown as well as the first woman from her state to win the Miss USA pageant.

“Mississippi had never won Miss USA before and so going into the competition I was like, I can make history again,” Branch told CBN News.

Her response to a question on gun control during last November’s Miss USA competition clinched her win.

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