Emily Maddison, defeated 23 other contestants to win the title of Miss Universe Jamaica 2018. Grand finale of Miss Universe Jamaica 2018 took place on Friday, 24th of August 2018 at Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Emily succeeds Davina Bennett as the new Miss Universe Jamaica. Emily will now represent Jamaica at Miss Universe 2018 pageant in Bangkok, Thailand in the month of December. Where she will try to succeed South Africa’s Demi Leigh Nel Peters as the next Miss Universe.
In the same event Khadijah Anderson bagged the first runner-up crown she will represent Jamaica at Miss Grand International 2018 and the second runner-up title went to Kayla Smith who will represent Jamaica at Miss Intercontinental 2019 pageant in Manila,Philippines. Apart from winning the main title Emily bagged four sub-contests best body, best in evening gown, Miss photogenic and multimedia winner. Emily takes home cash and prizes worth one million dollars.
Jamaica started competing at the Miss Universe pageant since the year 1961. The Caribbean islands nation is yet to produce a Miss Universe winner. The highest placement for the country was in 2010 when Yendi Phillips bagged the first runner-up crown. Kaci Fennell was fourth runner-up at Miss Universe 2014 and Davina Bennett was second runner-up at Miss universe 2017 Kimberley Mais was Top 6 at Miss Universe 1991 pageant. Apart from them Sandra Foster in 1989, Nicole Haughton in 1999 and Christine Straw in 2004 got top 10 placement.
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19-years-old Emily hails from Kingston and is a model by profession, currently Emily is studying at Campion College she enjoys outdoor adventures, reading, and volunteering with the Kiwanis Club.
Miss Universe Jamaica 2018, Full Results
Miss Universe Jamaica 2018, Emily Maddison
Miss Grand Jamaica 2018, Khadijah Anderson
Miss Intercontinental Jamaica 2018, Kayla Smith
Third runner-up, Juven Dunn
Fourth runner-up, Laurie Ann Campbell
Fifth runner-up, Jessica Jeffrey
Photo Credit: Miss Universe Jamaica Organization