A queen from Alcantara, Romblon is set to represent the province for the upcoming Miss Universe Philippines pageant this year.
21-year old Jane Nicole Miñano is a student and a Dean’s lister of De La Salle Araneta University, taking up Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Financial Management.
According to Miñano, she joined the world of pageantry at the age of 17 and started her modeling career with respected designers.
In 2018, Nicole was crowned as the first Reyna ng Mangyan in Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro.
She also hailed as Miss Hannah’s World Tourism Philippines in the same year.
Joining Nicole on the Miss Universe Philippines pagent this year were Miss Globe 2019 2nd runner-up Leren Mae Bautista, Miss Supranational 2018 1st runner-up Katrina Dimaranan, actress Kisses Delavin, and Asia’s Next Top Model season 5 winner Maureen Wroblewitz.
The pageant will start with all 100 delegates and will be narrowed down to 50 based on the several remote challanges, and votes.
The top 50 will fly to Manila for an in-person interview before being narrowed down again to 30 who will compete live and in person during coronation night.