Hayden Brax was crowned Miss Kansas USA 2020 on January 19 at Lied Center of Kansas in Lawrence. She will represent Kansas for the title of Miss USA 2020 in the national contest. Brax succeeds and was crowned by Miss Kansas USA 2019 Alyssa Klinzing.
Brax is 20 years of age and hails from Leawood, Kansas. She completed her graduation from The University of Kansas. The newly crowned queen’s court included:
First Runner-Up – Faith Tyrell from Heartland
Second Runner-Up – Alexandria Black from Westwood
Third Runner-Up – Kirstin Bangs from Olathe
Fourth Runner-Up – Camila Sacco from Wichita
Brax is a junior at the University of Kansas, studying Applied Behavioral Science and Psychology, on a Pre-Occupational Therapy track. She has a passion for working with children with disabilities, and hopes to work in a hospital or rehabilitation clinic after graduate school.
Brax also enjoys devoting her free time to service and spent a portion of her winter break in eSwatini, Africa, on a service/learning trip. As Miss Kansas USA, Brax plans to advocate for children in need and use this platform to serve others.
Also at the competition, Miss Teen Kansas USA 2020 was crowned, who will get the opportunity to represent her state at Miss Teen USA 2020. Cyara Heredia won the Teen award as she succeeded and was crowned by Miss Teen USA 2019 Hannah DeBok. Her court also included Savana Grace Wilson, Rachel Hammons, Samantha Elliot, Faith Jacobs, who were adjudged first, second, third and fourth runners-up respectively.