UAlbany's Miss Universe contestant

yvette nsiahHer name is Yvette Nsiah and she'll be representing Ghana at the pageant in July. Nsiah is a junior Africana studies major at UAlbany. She tells the TU she has a passion for "world issues," though on her MySpace page (or what looks like her MySpace page) she describes herself as an aspiring artist.

So, why did Nsiah get picked to represent Ghana at Donald Trump's pageant? The judges said she represented "the quintessence of Ghanaian femininity." And she has quite the smile, too.

A short video interview with Nsiah is embedded after the jump.

Earlier on AOA:
+ UAlbany's hottest professor

photo: Yvette Nsiah / MySpace

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

The week ahead

Here are a few things to keep in mind, look forward to, or keep busy with this week, from the weather (summer-y), to pools, to... (more)

You can rent a kayak at the Corning Riverfront Park now

You can now rent kayaks at the Corning Riverfront Park in Albany. A company called Upstate Kayak Rentals has installed a self-serve kayak rental hub... (more)

Albany is expanding its pay-by-plate parking meters and mobile parking payment

The Albany Parking Authority is expanding the use of the pay-by-license plate and pay-by-app parking meters. The new meters will be replacing the "pay-and-display" multi-space... (more)

PearlPalooza 2018 lineup

This year's PearlPalooza -- the WEQX-organized free music festival on Pearl Street in downtown Albany -- is Saturday, September 15. And the lineup is out.... (more)

Morning Blend

Family separations and New York + Andrew Cuomo asserted Thursday that as governor he has a "legal responsibility for the health and welfare of children... (more)