THE 63RD MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT JAN 25 SUNDAY | 8/7c
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  • Miss Connecticut USA 2014
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Connecticut

Desirée Pérez

Age: 26

Hometown: Stamford

Height: 5’ 7”

Language: Spanish

BIO

Desiree is a Venezuelan native who moved to the United States at the age of 9 due to medical reasons. She was diagnosed with a rare tumor that developed in her jaw at the age of 7 and was quickly removed by a bone transplant. As a result, she hopes to use her title to advocate for children that have been exposed to cancer. This situation has allowed her to understand the importance of encouraging others through her story. In her free time, Desiree loves to spend quality time with her friends and family, attend comedy shows, cook, and paddle board. Desiree was raised in a business household, which helped her developed a business mindset. She has built an Amway business by being an Independent Business Owner. She hopes to create a legacy for her family.Desiree believes in the art of Free Enterprise and hopes to help as many people as possible do the same.

fun facts

  1. 1Can write with both hands.
  2. 2Had her hip bone replaced into her jaw.
  3. 3Had about 13 surgeries after she was diagnosed with a tumor.