There’s not much convincing to be done to come to the conclusion that Davina Bennett is an awesome human being.
Bennett who is 21, garnered much attention when she represented Jamaica in the 2017 Miss Universe competition. She was named second runner-up.
After the competition she wrote on wrote on Instagram
“I did not win but I got what I was seeking. I stand as the first Afro queen to have made it thus far.”
And social media loved her and stood clearly in support. Here are some of the reasons why I think she is awesome:
1.She is Passionate About Giving Back To The Deaf Community
- She created a foundation to train and inspire models who are deaf, but it has now grown to include a wider cross section of Jamaica’s deaf community____>Davina Bennett Foundation for the Deaf
2.She Proudly Wears Her Natural Hair (Afro)
- Amidst the abundance of all-too expected blowouts and straight-haired looks, Bennett proudly wore her natural hair for the world-renowned competition, and her legions of fans and people of color all over the world are living for it___>Allure.com
3.She is A Positive Role Model For People Across The Globe.
- “Davina represented not only #Jamaica in the #MissUniverse but the black race. I wish she’s the one who should have won. She displayed her Afro with pride redefining the competition. Young black girls out there can feel confidence in their natural hair without whitening it.”___>Twitter User
4. People Across The Globe on Social Media Thought She Should Have Won
- I hate taking something i know belongs to someone else….the Miss Universe title belongs to Jamaica. Kahle nje___>Ntsiki Mazwai (South African poet, musician, beadwork artist)
Here is a short video that sums it all up.
21-year-old Davina Bennett is pursuing a degree in marketing at the University of the West Indies. Upon acquiring her Bachelor’s Degree, she would like to utilize her degree to leverage her marketing business as well as successfully brand herself as an entrepreneur.
Davina is passionate about giving back and throughout her modeling career, she gained valuable experiences that paved the way for the Davina Bennett Foundation for the Deaf. She created the foundation to train and inspire models who are deaf, but it has now grown to include a wider cross section of Jamaica’s deaf community.