A native of Chihuahua and a software development professional, the 26-year-old beauty queen, won the industry's top crown.
Andrea Meza, the Mexican representative in the Miss Universe 2021 pageant, won the crown that distinguishes her as the most beautiful and intelligent woman "in the universe."
With this feat, the 26-year-old native of Chihuahua becomes the third Mexican to win the symbolic international contest, being Lupita Jones in 1991 and Ximena Navarrete, in 2010, her predecessors to win the contest.
At the event held at the iconic Hard Rock hotel and casino in Florida, Andrea Meza became the first Miss since 2019, when the South African Zozibini Tunzi was crowned, being that in 2020 the restrictions derived from the global pandemic did not allow her to be will carry out the expected international contest.
After a three-hour ceremony in which the Puerto Rican Luis Fonsi musically entertained, Andrea Meza won against Miss Brazil, Julia Gama, who came in second place; and Miss Peru, Jancik Maceta.
Kimberly Jiménez Rodríguez carried out the last phase of the contest; of the Dominican Republic; Janic Flowerpot of the Castle; from Peru; Juliana Gama from Brazil; and Adline Castelino from India.
Each of the contestants had to answer a question in a matter of seconds. At the time of taking the microphone, Andrea Meza was asked about a way to protect people in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Chihuahua woman pointed out that, before everything had happened, she would have put everyone in quarantine "because we lost so many lives and we cannot lose more because of that."
In a second opportunity to captivate the judges and the world, Andrea Meza spoke about stereotypes: We live in an increasingly advanced society, and just as we have advanced as a society, we have also advanced in stereotypes. The beauty of today lies not only in how we look at ourselves. For me, beauty lies in the soul, the spirit, and the values. Never let anyone tell you you're useless.
Regarding the health crisis in India, Adline Castellino said, "There is nothing more important than your health and your loved ones.
Even though the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the beauty pageant, Andrea Meza was one of the 74 misses who participated in the contest.
The first cut of 21 participants was made after the misses paraded in bathing suits. The 26-year-old Chihuahuan managed to pass the first round by wowing the jurors.
Hello, my name is Andrea Meza. I am Miss Mexico, I come from this city called Chihuahua, and I grew up with a very large family. I like to be surrounded by my family I also work in my city's tourist office. I see myself as a human rights ambassador. "I want young people to fight for their rights," the Mexican representative announced in a clip.
After her presentation, Andrea Meza dazzled the public by modeling with a yellow bikini, the same one she had used in the preliminaries. Mexico's offer made it to the finals.
Sometime later, he touched the evening dress. The Mexican dressed in a red dress with more than 40 thousand crystals, with a unique and spectacular design. Andrea's steps were characterized by elegance, firmness, and security.