18-year-old Valentina Sanchez was crowned Miss New Jersey Teen USA 2014 at the conclusion of the state pageant on October 20th, 2013 at the Hilton Parsippani Hotel in Parsippani. The Asbury Park native will represent New Jersey at the Miss Teen USA 2014 pageant, scheduled for next next July in the Bahamas.
Valentina Sanchez being crowned Miss New Jersey Teen USA 2014 by the out-going queen Miss New Jersey Teen USA 2013 Christina Thompson.
Miss New Jersey Teen USA 2014 Valentina Sanchez. The beauty from Asbury Park is 18 years old and will compete in the Miss Teen USA 2014 pageant.
This is her first attempt at a Miss New Jersey Teen USA pageant. She was the former Teen Model Nueva Esparta 2011 and Teen Model Venezuela 2011.
Valentina’s court includes the first runner-up Alexandra Lakhman, the second runner-up Lauren O’Brien, the third runner-up Jacqueline Giancola and the fourth runner-up Rachel Mahalow.
Miss New Jersey Teen USA 2014 Semi-finalists: Alexa Sparano, Brianna Brance, Lauren Cataneo, Isabel Varga, Rachel Kasztan, Gia Fontana, Phoebe Yankowski, Elizabeth Diaz, Kirrilee Berger, Kristen Kowalski.
At a separate event, Emily Shah was crowned Miss New Jersey USA 2014 and will represent New Jersey at the Miss USA 2014 pageant, scheduled for next summer at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Doral, Florida.