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United World Pageants® Royalty


2024 Jr. Teen United World

Tayla Westerman

Tayla is a 7th grader born in Vancouver Washington but has lived in Nevada since she was 1years old. Tayla, a competitive dancer since she was 4 and has competed in over 60 dance competitions. Been awarded a 2-week dance intensive at Jefforey School of Dance for Musical Theatre in New York City, being the youngest dancer to be invited to attend at the age of 8.
Tayla has competed in pageants since she was 5 years old and loves the stage. So much, it has led her to being double signed talent in acting, dancing and modeling. When she isn’t on stage or in-front of a camera you will find her in the community doing what she loves most.
She is one of the youngest committee teen board members for Hope Means Nevada, where she was involved with the passing of bill #249, where she met Governor Sisalac and Mayor of Nevada. Bill #249 allows 3 mental health breaks for students that face anxiety and depression in hopes to lower the risk of suicide among young kids and teens.
She is also a Dancer Against Cancer Ambassador where she raises money for families in the Dance community that are suffering the effects of cancer, helping provide financial relief and awareness. With that 5013c she has worked at some of the dance competition explaining how you can donate while handing out awards. Many of the studio elect not to collect dance awards but donate back to the competition so proceeds go to Dancers Against Cancer. So far they have raised over 2 million dollars in hopes to raise 4 million for the year 2023.
Along with volunteering in her community with many organizations such as “Shade Tree” for abused women and children, “The Just One Project”, donating food to the homeless families around Nevada, while joining their youth program summer camps.
Tayla has earned the Presidential and Governors award for her outstanding involvement in the community.  Volunteering for the Miss Amazing pageant and Down Syndrome Of Nevada and many more organizations.
Tayla also has started her own mini podcast called “Talks with Tayla”,where she interviews those in her community that are making a big impact. Provides information and resources for teens on how they can serve in the community, teen life and pageantry.
Tayla hopes to attend Las Vegas Academy of the Performing Arts for her high school years. And further her education at UNLV with Majoring in Science Education and minoring in performance dance. But right now she attends an accelerated STEM magnet middle school where she is learning computer science and engineering.
When Tayla isn’t busy, she loves to travel, learn as much as she can since she considers herself an inquisitive person that loves to make people laugh, tell jokes and eat her favorite party size bag of chips.

Danielle Luna, your Teen United World 2024 is 17 years old and a Senior at Edinburg High School. Asides pageantry Danielle is very involved with other activities such as Band, Cheer, Girl Scouts, FFA, National Honor Society, National Science Honor Society, Shooting Sports and 4H. In 2014 she founded her own organization Danielle’s 365, a year-round kindness organization that is dedicated to help people and local community issues. She has worked diligently to create a stronger and better community.


2024 Teen United World

Danielle Luna


2024 Miss United World

Jasmine Correa

Jasmine was born and raised in Austin, Texas, and works for Austin Independent School District. Her platform is #SimplyGivingBack to whoever, whenever and however you can — because no act of kindness is too small to impact someone's life. Her platform is a reflection of who she is as an individual, thanks to her mom, Georgina. Throughout this year she hopes to show others that doing something is better than nothing and you never know how a micro change can make a macro effect in someone's life.

She is passionate about giving back to different organizations; such as Dress for Success, SAFE, and other charitable causes/organizations. She is a proud First-Generation American Latina of Nicaragüense and Cuban decent, she is bilingual, and is a fur mom to 4 dogs.

Jasmine and her family have been collecting and sending donations year-round to Nicaragua for over 10 years! Jasmine has participated in 5 FLC International Children’s Foundation fashion shows for a cause to benefit the building of schools in the Philippines, and she is passionate about SAFE’s message which is Stop Abuse For Everyone.

She is the first Miss Texas United World to win and be crowned Miss United World!

Ronica Marie Jackson, the visionary behind Ronica Marie Couture, hails from Houston, Texas, and holds the prestigious title of Ms. United World. A self-taught fashion designer, she founded Ronica Marie Couture in 2015 and has since graced the runways of New York Fashion Week, Orlando, FL, McAllen, TX, and her hometown, Houston, TX.

Ronica's journey is one of resilience. In 2012, she faced homelessness leading to personal struggles and depression. Turning to her sketches for solace, she discovered a passion for fashion designing that sparked the creation of Ronica Marie Couture.

Ronica’s educational journey began at the University of Texas Pan-American, now the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. However, her mastery in design and entrepreneurship remains self-taught.

As the CEO and Creative Force of her brand, Ronica advocates for "Empowering Women through Fashion”. Beyond the world of haute couture, Ronica actively engages with her community. Her impactful initiatives include sew-a-thons for underprivileged girls, mastectomy pillow projects for cancer patients, and inspiring talks at schools and organizations. Ronica's commitment extends to philanthropy. She has volunteered with organizations like the Houston Food Bank and Habitat for Humanity, and Star of Hope.

Looking ahead, Ronica aspires to be an internationally acclaimed fashion designer, continuing to inspire others with her story while making valuable contributions to her communities.


2024 Ms. United World

Ronica Jackson


Jenileigh is a military spouse and has been married to her wife for five years. She is the first LGBTQ+ Mrs. United World and works as an advocate for inclusion and diversity as a board member for the San Antonio LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce.

As a military spouse and daughter of a veteran she found her passion for the cause “Military Minded- Serving those Who Serve”. She’s an ambassador for Operation Gratitude and has been volunteering with the non-profit organization for over 3 years. She has helped raise awareness at assembly days, social media, new outlets and packaged over 200,000 care packages for active-duty military and first responders.

After being crowned she became an ambassador for the Lupus Lonestar Foundation. Her mom is a Lupus Warrior and it’s her goal to raise more awareness on this devastating disease. She has attended several fundraising events as well as teach classes on the health and wellness of Lupus Warriors.

Jenileigh is a former gymnast and dancer turned Cirque Du Soliel Artist. She has performed all over the world and her job has taken her to over 65 different countries. She was the first ever aerialist to compete on the Miss America stage winning a talent award for her aerial silk performance. You can now find her working as a stage manager for SeaWorld. 

Throughout her year she hopes to continue with her volunteer work, pushing boundaries and bringing awareness to the incredible United World Pageants organization.

2024 Mrs. United World

Jenileigh Sawatske

Former Titleholders



Jr. Teen United World

Jodi Langoni


Teen United World

Genevieve Vallejo


Miss United World

Jane Nicholson


Ms. United World

Vera Morris


Mrs.  United World

Amanda Hawkins



Pre-Teen United World

Kiana Pham


Teen United World

Keaghan Pruitt


Miss United World

Abby Arnold


Ms. United World

Deborah Wright


Mrs. United World

Makeva Armant-Muhammad



United World Ambassador
Juanita Maldonado

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