Mississippi’s Asya Branch crowned Miss USA 2020

Aysa Branch crowned Miss USA 2020.
Aysa Branch crowned Miss USA 2020.(Prentiss County Development)
Updated: Nov. 9, 2020 at 10:33 PM EST
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MEMPHIS, TN (WLBT) - Miss Mississippi USA Asya Branch has been crowned Miss USA 2020.

According to People Magazine, Branch, 22, was awarded the coveted title on Monday in a competition that aired live from Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee.

She was crowned by her predecessor, Miss USA 2019 Chelsie Kryst.

Placing second runner-up was Miss Oklahoma USA Mariah Jane Davis, and just ahead of her was first runner-up, Miss Idaho USA Kim Layne.

Branch was the first African American to be named Miss Mississippi USA and comes from Booneville.

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