Mia Jones was born to Erik and Nneka Jones in June of 1996. She is 17 years old and is the oldest of her two brothers Aaron and Corey.
On Sunday, December 1, 2013, at the beautiful DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, downtown Wilmington - Legal District, she competed with 42 other contestants and at the conclusion of the exciting pageant, Mia was crowned Miss Delaware Teen USA 2014!
Mia is an Honor Roll ranking senior at Appoquinimink High, where she is an active student in and out of school. While attending “Appo”, she serves as Varsity Cheerleading Captain of the “Jaguars”. She absolutely loves to assist junior level cheerleaders with enhancing their skill set to become excellent cheerleaders. Mia also participates in an exclusive scholarship organization sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Zeta Omega Chapter. In this program Mia participates in community service, enrichment seminars and upon completion of the program she will be recognized at a Debutante Ball. Finally, Mia is a dancer at New Castle Dance & Music Academy. She began dancing with them at the age of 3. Mia receives dance training in jazz, hip-hop, tap and pointe. She also received a private dance lesson with famous choreographer, George Faison of “Faison Firehouse” in Manhattan, New York.
In her spare time, Mia enjoys, “The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination…” affectionately referred to as “Art”. Mia loves painting, sketching and various other forms of art invention. When she is in her creative state of mind she can most relax and unwind.
Mia is honored to assume the responsibilities of Miss Delaware Teen USA 2014. She once heard the quote, “To whom much is given, much is required” and has applied it to her life. As Miss Delaware Teen USA 2014, Mia plans to be a walking microphone to further develop her efforts with “Feeding America” and “Best Buddies” programs. She will also continue to be a positive role model for adolescents in her community and surrounding areas.
While reigning as Miss Delaware Teen USA 2014, Mia plans to be visible at state events, participate in community service efforts and support a plethora of charitable organizations. All the while, Mia Jones will be preparing to represent the State of Delaware in the 2014 Miss Teen USA pageant.