Miss California USA 2006, the equally striking, Tamiko Nash who a few months after becoming 1st Runner Up to Tara Conner at the Miss USA 2006 Pageant (upper left), Came VERY close, for a second time! to becoming Miss USA, Click here to remember why: http://www.escoop.com.au/miss-usa/. To the right, I'm in the middle of my 2 beauties, Tamiko and Jessica after Coaching them and helping them win their respective Miss California and Miss Teen California USA 2006 titles!
My 2nd First Runner Up was even more controversial than what happened with Tara Connor. Like Nana and Tamiko, Carrie took my "Stage Presence/Runway Modeling" Group Lessons at the Miss California pageant. To the right, I am with Carrie the night that she won Miss California USA 2009. Above, left, with my 1st Miss USA winner that I Coached to that win! Crystle Stewart, Miss USA 2008. Click here to read about the scandal that ensued following Carrie's answer to Miss USA Judge, Perez Hilton's question re/Gay Marriage: :http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_Prejean#Miss_USA_2009_controversy