You have seen her on the red carpets and even on the runway but the new “IT” girl is more than just a pretty face. In her new photo shoot, Most Beautiful Girl Pageant in Nigeria (MBGN) Miss Tourism 2014, Chinyere Adogu shows she is ready to conquer the world, and make an impact during her reign while revealing a classy yet playful side to her personality.
Adogu hails from Anambra State in Nigeria but was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York in the US. She has an Associate Degree in Accounting and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management at Long Island University.
She has had the pleasure of being crowned America’s Perfect Teen in 2012, becoming the first African American to win a national title in the pageant system. During her reign she had the pleasure of being a judge at Miss Nigeria Independence pageant and Miss Caribbean Society pageant. After passing on her crown in 2013, she set her sights on competing in MBGN where she was crowned Miss Tourism 2014.
Aside from pageantry, she is also a runway model and has strutted on the runway at the Lagos Fashion and Design week in Lagos,New York Fashion Week, Brooklyn Fashion Week, Africa Fashion Week New York, Harlem Fashion Row, Face2Face Africa and Small Boutique Fashion Week. She has also done editorial work with Teen Vogue, Essence Magazine and The New York Post.
Watch Behind-the-scenes from shoot:
Project Manager: Ogochukwu Adogu
Photographer: Oye Diran (Arista Imagery)
Stylist: Blair Berisha (BB Couture NYC)
Behind The Scenes: Tamika Hernandez (Meeks Productions)
Make Up: Tenelle Veira
Hair: Laide Owolabi
Head Shots: Julien Mitchell (Jsm Photography)
Head Shots Make Up:Moshoodat