Desiree Perez was crowned Miss Connecticut USA 2014 at the conclusion of the state pageant held on Sunday night of November 17th, 2013 at the Stamford Marriott Hotel and Spa. The 25-year-old Greenwich native will represent the state of Connecticut in the Miss USA 2014 pageant, scheduled for next summer.
Desiree is no stranger to beauty pageants. Desiree was the fourth runner-up to Erin Brady last year in Miss Connecticut USA 2013 pageant. She is concurrently the reigning Miss Connecticut U.S. International.
Perez is of Venezuelan descent. She grew up in New York City and moved to Greenwich two years ago where she is running a marketing company that endorses products through social media.
Desiree Perez (far right) has just won Miss Connecticut USA 2014. In the photo, she poses as the reigning Miss Connecticut U.S. International and Miss Connecticut USA 2013 Erin Brady (now Miss USA 2013) and Miss Connecticut Teen USA 2013 Kendall Leary .
Desiree’s court infludes:
– the first runner-up Nikki Delventhal
– the second runner-up Tiffany Texiera
– the third runner-up Jessica Bouwman
– the fourth runner-up Ranya Rasamny.
Miss Connecticut USA 2014 Top 15 Semi-finalists: Ashley Catherine Leach, Tiffany Teixeira, Desirée Pérez, Jessica Glover, Ranya May Rasamny, Patty Lu, Brittany Caccomo, Delilah May, Jonét Nichelle, Nikki Delventhal, Samantha Lusniak, Saragrace Tramont and Jessica Bouwman.
At the same event, Sydney West was crowned Miss Connecticut Teen USA 2014 and will compete in the Miss teen USA 2014 pageant, scheduled for next July in the Bahamas.