Olivia Culpo, who was named Miss Universe 2013, crowns her Miss USA first runner-up as successor
Donald J. Trump crowns the new Miss USA, Nana Meriwether at Trump Tower in New York City on January 9, 2013. Trump and Meriwether were joined by the new reigning Miss Universe, Olivia Culpo at the ceremony.
In addition to being named a two-time All American NCAA Volleyball Player, Nana Meriwether graduated from UCLA with honors and just completed her postgraduate premedical sciences studies at USC.
Although Nana will spend the year championing the official causes of Miss USA, Breast and Ovarian Cancer research and awareness, she will also continue her work with The Meriwether Foundation, which her family started in several rural villages in five countries of Southern Africa, initiating HIV/AIDS programs, opening schools and clinics, starting orphanages, and developing organic agricultural and water projects. (PRNewsFoto/The Miss Universe Organization)
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