Jacqueline Thomas is a female entrepreneur, Miss America titleholder, and a press and communications professional.
A native to Arizona, Jacqueline competed for the title of Miss Arizona 6 times before capturing the title in 2019. During her time as the longest reigning Miss Arizona, she was nominated as one of the Most Influential Women in the Arizona because of her work with Lady Leaders, which has held partnerships with three major universities, two U.S. Senators, three non-profits, and numerous businesses. At Miss America 2020, Jacqueline was named a top 5 finalist for the Women in Business Scholarship Award.
During her time as the spokeswoman of Arizona for the Miss America Organization, she gained unparalleled communications and PR experience in front and behind the camera. This experience led her to become the youngest Deputy Press Secretary of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the largest law enforcement agency in the world. She is now a Press Secretary for a member of Congress on Capitol Hill.
In her free time, you can find Jacqueline studying proper etiquette techniques, traveling to other countries, and strolling the National Mall with her golden retriever, Teddy.
Miss Arizona Awards
Swimsuit and Lifestyle Award
Social Media Award
Quality of Life Award
Top Fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH)
Top fundraiser for the Miss Arizona Scholarship Foundation
Miss America State Academic Award
The first Miss Arizona in 8 years to place at Miss America
Top 5 for the Women in Business Scholarship Award at Miss America 2020