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Miss USA 2014: Kendall Bautista, Miss Alaska

Kendall Bautista enjoys working with many charitable causes.

Hometown: Eagle River

Height: 5’ 7”

Age: 21

Kendall started the first Alaska chapter of the "Queen for a Day" Foundation. She is the Director, providing therapeutic experiences to children with chronic illnesses in the hospital by spending a day dressing them up like princesses and having a tea party filled with joy and laughter. She also serves as a mentor for the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization and visits with her "little sister" each week. She joined the program after her family fostered a five-year-old girl who inspired her to continue to be a big sister in the life of other young girls.

She enjoys working with many charitable causes. She continues to make a positive impact on her community while working to obtain her degree in Journalism and Marketing from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. She plans to have a career in public relations and broadcast journalism, and become a best-selling author.

Favorite Things

Movie: Sabrina starring Audrey Hepburn
Song: "The Story of My Life" by One Direction
Sport: Softball
Food: Pecan Pie

Fun Facts

1. Director for the "Queen For a Day" Foundation, Alaska chapter, which provides therapeutic experiences for children with cancer.   

2. Loves to write and is in the process of publishing her first children's book.   

3. Big sister for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization.