State Titleholders


Miss Texas United States 2019- Yesenia Yvette Guerrero

Yesenia Guerrero is a native of La Joya, Texas. She is certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor with a passion for teaching others the importance of heart health and staying active. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at the University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley and is in the process of opening her own gym to better serve her community’s needs.

Yesenia’s platform is ‘Pump It Up: Combating Heart Disease’. With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the United States, she plans to spend her year as Miss Texas United States 2019 advocating for this cause.

She has a love for dance and has performed professionally for 5 years with the Snake Charmers Dance Team for the NBA G-League team, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. She loves to powerlift and can lift more than twice her own body weight. She enjoys singing in the choir and teaching classes at her church, traveling, reading, spending time with her family and being a furmom to her dogs, Bruce Wayne and Belle and her cats, Kovu and Kiara.


Mrs Texas United States 2019- Lindsay Closson

Lindsay Closson is a graduate of San Diego State University where she earned her bachelors degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management. After a successful career in sales with Hyatt Hotels, as well as a six year personal battle through infertility, she is currently a stay-at-home-mom to her two year old son Caiden. Lindsay enjoys staying active with Fit4Moms as well as supporting & volunteering with the non-profit Braving Infertility Together. 

Lindsay has been married to her husband Brady for eleven years and they are proud residents of the City of Grapevine.


Ms Woman Texas United States 2019- Tien Davis


Ms. Texas United States 2019- Tracy Bowman


Miss Teen Texas United States 2019- Portland Tidwell


Miss Junior Teen Texas United States 2019- Genevieve Vallejo

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Miss Pre-Teen Texas United States 2019- Larissa Rodriguez

Larissa Nicole Rodriguez is the reigning Miss Pre-Teen Texas United States. She lives in Weslaco, TX with her father, mother, younger brother, and pet dog and cat.

In school, Larissa is an All A Honor Student who excels in reading, math and science. She is a member of the Silva Jr. Light House Leadership Team, UIL Music Memory Team, and was a drummer for her school’s Christmas concert. Larissa is an avid reader who enjoys all types of books; her favorite series is the Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling.

Larissa has a passion for working with animals and is a registered animal shelter volunteer for The Laurie P. Andrews Animals Center and Palm Valley Animal Center, where she frequently volunteers her time walking dogs and socializing cats. Her platform is Shelter Pet Advocacy and she aspires to give all animals a voice and help them find their “forever furry homes”. Larissa uses social media to advocate for the shelter animals she visits, educate others of important campaigns and events in the community, and to inspire others to find their passion for service. She also volunteers with RGV Food Bank, Texas Adopt-A-Beach Clean-up, Flip-Flop to the World, Operation Christmas Child, the McAllen Rainbow Room, Inspirational Pets of South Texas, Dairy Queen Sharyland, and Recycled Rovers and Friends No Kill Animal Shelter. She recently organized a canned food and blanket drive for Recycled Rovers and Friends and collected over 100 items for the No-kill animal rescue, as well as over 125 flip-flops for Flip-Flop to the world that were donated to an orphanage in Puerto Rico.

When Larissa is not volunteering in her community you can find her traveling across the state working print modeling jobs or on the cheer mat with her level 3 all-star cheer team.

Larissa’s future ambitions include attending Texas Woman’s University to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and then Texas A&M University to obtain a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.


Little Miss Texas United States 2019- Ayssa Guerra

Crowns aren’t made of rhinestones. They are made of discipline, determination, and a hard to find alloy called courage. Words that Ayssa lives by today. She is a 9 year old who is ready to work hard, raise awareness against bullying and represent our great lone star state!  Born and raised from Mcallen Tx, she is your Little Miss Texas United States. One fun fact about her is that she does CrossFit and she knows how to dye and style her mom’s hair since she was raised in her mom’s hair salon. Dez and Barbie are her two lovable cocker spaniels who she loves so much. She is an only child who loves to volunteer at her local children’s hospital and oncology clinic for kids. When her name was called at the state pageant her heart jumped out of her chest and she was forever thankful for this amazing opportunity! She cannot wait to see what this year as your little Miss Texas United States will bring! 

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