Never underestimate the power of a California tan and a Colgate smile to win over the judges of the Miss USA Pageant 2011. San Diego First got a glimpse of the future Miss USA, when she graced the cover of Pacific Magazine. Inside the magazine, the shoot pictured her in different multi colored bathing suits running around town, hitting our top summer spots such as Pacific Beach, and even grilling up a storm.
Alyssa competed in the Miss New Jersey USA pageant twice, placing first runner-up in 2008, and in the top fifteen in 2009.
On November 21, 2010, she took home the Miss California USA title. She was the first Miss Teen USA state delegate to represent California at Miss USA since Shauna Gambill in 1988.
The 21 Year old cutie is a self proclaimed “Geek” and stated that she is obsessed with the Tudor and Stuart Era as well as addicted to playing Angry Birds.
The best of luck to Alyssa as she strives to bring the Miss Universe crown Home from Sao Paolo Brazil this September.