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Miss USA 2014: Olivia Olvera, Miss North Carolina

Olvera studied Political Science and worked through college for the SC Vocational Rehabilitation Center.

Hometown:  Hope Mills

Height:  5’ 4”

Age:  26

Olivia Olvera, 26, is the Spokesperson for the Helping A Hero Organization. Olivia is from Fayetteville, North Carolina where she graduated from South View High School. She then attended Methodist University for one year before transferring to the University of South Carolina at Columbia where she studied Political Science. Olivia worked through college for the SC Vocational Rehabilitation Center as an Aquatic Instructor and PT Aid.

Olivia began competing in pageants competitively when she moved to South Carolina for school. The first time competing at the state level, Olivia did not break the top 15. She continued three more times in South Carolina placing 3rd Runner-up twice and 1st Runner-up once. Olivia enjoys being with family and friends, traveling, and fishing with her dad. She plans to open more doors during her year as Miss North Carolina USA and hopes to impact the lives of young girls who need a little extra love and inspiration in finding their personal self-worth.

Favorite Things

Movie: Bridesmaids
Song: "Something Like Olivia" by John Mayer
Sport: Softball
Food: Chicken Burritos

Fun Facts

1. Was in a featured scene for Iron Man 3 where she had the pleasure of meeting Robert Downey Jr. 

2. Nicknamed "the random fact queen" by her friends

3. Really good at making jokes and doing impersonations