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Representing the state of New York, Dominican-
born Sasha Zacarias saw her dream of becoming
Miss Latina US fulfilled on the evening of June 2nd
in Riviera Maya, Mexico. At age 23, this was her
second shot at the crown, having achieved a 2nd
Runner-Up placement in her previous attempt as
Miss Rhode Island Latina 2007 and proving that
you can accomplish your goals with hard work,
discipline and perseverance.
The bright and beautiful new titleholder speaks
fluent English and Spanish, has a Bachelor’s
Degree in Human Development & Family Studies,
and presently works as an Investigator for the
Identity Theft Protection Unit of the State
Attorney’s Office in Rhode Island. She is an
instructor of runway modeling and does her on
modeling on the side.
Sasha followed her national title win just one
week later with a proud sixth place finish at the
international finals and also receiving the
important continental queen award for North
America and the Caribbean that distinguishes her
for academic excellence and outstanding life
Indeed, this is one amazing young woman and
someone who examplifies exactly what a Miss
Latina US titleholder is all about...more than a
model, a ROLE model!
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Photo: Chris Davis Photography
|Miss Latina US 2012