She was soooo close to winning Donald Trump’s Miss USA pageant last night, finishing as 1st runner up to Miss Rhode Island who took the crown. She will serve as Miss USA if former Miss Rhode Island USA Olivia Culpo is unable to serve her complete one-year term.
Nana Meriwether grew up in Maryland and attended Sidwell Friends school, the same school as the Obama daughters. Nana obtained a bachelor’s degree in political science with a focus on international relations from UCLA. Following her undergraduate studies, Nana was admitted as a graduate student at the University of Southern California, where she studied as a post-baccalaureate pre-medical student. She is currently applying to medical schools and hopes to gain entrance by fall 2012.
Nana is the founder of the Meriwether Foundation.
“The Meriwether Foundation operates in five Southern African countries and seeks to support and sustain AIDS/HIV orphanages, schools, rural clinics, and community and agricultural projects.”
Sidebar: It’s amazing how she looks exactly like Cynthia Bailey from RHOA.