Ms. American Elegance Sophisticate 2019-20
Kristina is no stranger to the pageant world! She has participated in many facets: as a pageant judge, coordinator, emcee and contestant. Her pageant history includes participation, awards, and titles earned in various local, state and national pageants. Kristina believes strongly in the healthy arena of pageant competition and encourages others to follow their dreams!
An active volunteer for many years, Kristina believes of the importance of giving back and making a difference in the world around her. Through her platform, Volunteering Across America, she promotes volunteerism and gets people involved in their communities. She is a regular volunteer with the Ronald McDonald House, Enchanted Closet, Project Linus, Pajama Program, Ahimsa House and several other non-profits.
Born in Columbus, GA, she attributes her hard work ethic and morale values with her southern upbringing. Kristina currently resides in Atlanta, GA with her husband, son, two dogs and two cats. She has a very successful career as a wedding officiant and event planner and also works in the corporate office of a multi-location doggie daycare and boarding facility. Kristina sits on the national board for the charitable organization Flip Flop to the World, is a featured model for Chic Occasions Bridal Shows and in her free time enjoys bowling, cooking and sewing.