Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez Crowned Miss USA

Posted on June 10, 2014

Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez crowned Miss USA

Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez won the 2014 Miss USA competition. Nia is from Las Vegas, Nevada. She is 24 years old and is a 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

Nia has traveled extensively. Some of her travel destinations have included the Middle East, Austria, China, Thailand, Mexico, Europe and Switzerland. She has been working as a model for the past seven years.

The judges for this year's competition included Karl Malone, Ian Ziering, Lance Bass, Rumer Willis, Allie LaForce, Dolvette Quince, Barbara Palacois, Randy Couture and Melissa Peterman. The show was hosted by Giuliana Rancic and Thomas Roberts.

Miss North Dakota Audra Mari was this year's runner-up. Miss Georgia Tiana Griggs is the second runner-up. Here is a video of Nia being named Miss USA 2014. Take a look:

Photo: Darren Decker/Miss USA