Raissa Santana is the second woman of black origin who won the Miss Brazil title after Deise Nunez back in 1986. She is 21 years old, stands 5’10” and is a Marketing major. She comes from Parana but currently residing in Bahia.
Three interesting things that might interest you about Raissa are: 1) she was bullied growing up because of her natural curly hair, 2) she is a full-fledged part of #BeyHive – a group which follows and idolizes singer Beyonce and 3) she is one of five children raised by a single mother.
“I’m very emotional. This here is a mixture of great emotions. I didn’t expect to win this title, but I am very happy to have won and to represent black beauty and encourage girls who have the dream of having something, to conquer, to be a model, to be a Miss…now I want to encourage these girls and show them that they can.” said Raissa
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