Gorgeous Shanel James from Baltimore, Maryland recently created history by being the first black woman to represent USA at Miss International beauty pageant! Shanel was crowned by Miss US International 2016, Kaitryana Leinbach who went on to be placed as the 4th runner-up at Miss International 2016.
Shanel James is a marketing professional with multi-industry marketing experience who studied Marketing at Howard University. She currently works as a Consultant/ Customer Account Manager at IBM Global Services.
Shanel has been a proud volunteer at Happy Helpers for the Homeless organization which supports poverty alleviation. She has also participated in annual local walk-a-thons to raise money and help support soon-to-be mothers and promote awareness of pre-mature births and children.
She will represent the USA at the Miss International 2017 Pageant which will be held in Tokyo. Will Shanel James get the Miss International crown back home this year? Do let us know about your thoughts.
Credits: Miss US International