Jenny Valliere was crowned Miss Iowa USA 2018 while Isabella Russell was crowned Miss Iowa Teen USA 2018. This year’s pageant was held at the Newton Senior High School Auditorium in Newton, Iowa.
Jenny will compete at the national finals of the 2018 Miss USA Pageant while Isabella will compete at the 2018 Miss Teen USA Pageant.
Jenny was born and raised in Cedar Rapids but lived in Honolulu, Hawaii for one year. Even though a lot of people think she’s Hawaiian, she is actually half-Korean, mixed with some Irish, French and Czech. She is a graduate of Mount Mercy University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Public Relations and minor in Spanish.