Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2023: Meet the contestants

A total of 33 beauties, officially presented last May 16, have been selected to compete for the title of Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2023.

The preliminary competition will take place on August 20 while the national final will air live on August 24 from the Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A. Ferré in San Juan.

Ashley Cariño, last year's winner who placed in the Top 5 at Miss Universe 2022 in New Orleans, will crown her successor at the end of the event.

The next Miss Universe Puerto Rico will participate in the 72nd Miss Universe pageant (Miss Universe 2023) in El Salvador later this year.

Who will take home the coveted national title?

Meet the contestants:


AGUADA - Jinny Valentín

AGUADILLA - Paola Crystal Rosa Badillo

AIBONITO - Melanie Rivera Sánchez

AÑASCO - Ninoshka Rodríguez Muñoz

BARCELONETA - Nemesie Naara Martínez Negrón

BARRANQUITAS - Rocío del Mar Avilés Mercado

BAYAMÓN - Gabriela Paola Santiago Ortiz

CABO ROJO - Daniela Arroyo

CAGUAS - Celimar Rosario Caballero

CANÓVANAS - Andrea Sofía Collazo Molina

CAROLINA - Luisa Angélica Vázquez Ríos

CATAÑO - Gina Lee García Colón

CAYEY - Neysha Marie Mendoza Castro

CULEBRA - Nathalie Santa Cruz Bacardi

DORADO - Devi Michelle Alfonso Daniels

FAJARDO - Camila Molina García

GUAYNABO - Carmen Angélica Figueroa Guzmán

HATILLO - Thaiz Maceira Candelaria

ISABELA - Fiorella Medina

JAYUYA - Cristina E. Martes Lugo

LAJAS - Karina Rivera Camacho

LOÍZA - Angela Escalera Carrasquillo

MANATÍ - Sachelle González Rodríguez

NAGUABO - Janairi Pomales García

PATILLAS - Karla Guilfú Acevedo

PEÑUELAS - Mistral Cedanio Rojas

PONCE - Natalia Elena Zayas Morales

RÍO GRANDE - Xarimar Acevedo

SALINAS - Gabriela Veguilla Cotto

SAN JUAN - Rina Rivera Vargas

SAN LORENZO - Isarel Marielis Román Almeda

TOA BAJA - Kiara Rivera Escudero

TRUJILLO ALTO - Juanita Polanco Irizarry

Photos: Brandon Cruz Gonzalez / Wapa.tv, Miss Universe Puerto Rico / Instagram

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