Shanique Singh is a young, talented and ambitious woman who was crowned Miss Jamaica World 2022. Here is everything you need to know about Shanique Singh.
Shanique Singh Biography
Shanique Singh, who hails from Old Harbour in St Catherine, attended Marlie Mount Primary School and graduated from Ardenne High School.
She is currently a medical student at the University of the West Indies and plans to become an obstetrician-gynecologist.
Shanique is of Afro-Indian ethnicity and has a keen interest in promoting Indian culture in Jamaica. In 2016, she competed at a cultural competition in Trinidad and was chosen by the National Council of Indian Culture to represent Jamaica at the Divali Nagar Competition.
Shanique Singh At Miss Jamaica
Before the national competition, Shanique held the title of Miss Howard Johnson Reality. She won two fast-track events, the Serengeti Talent Fast Track Event and the Fort Clarence Beach Beauty Event, which helped her secure the national crown. Shanique impressed the judges with her performance of a traditional Indian dance at the Serengeti Talent Fast Track Event.
The pageant was held at Courtleigh Auditorium in Kingston, and she was crowned by the previous title holder, Khalia Hall, Miss Jamaica World 2021. Shanique will now represent Jamaica at the Miss World pageant.
This was Shanique’s second attempt at competing for the Miss Jamaica World title. She finished in third place at the Miss Universe Jamaica pageant in the summer of 2022.
In addition to her beauty and talent, Shanique is also known for her strong community spirit. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she became a frontline worker and delivered care packages to those in need in Old Harbour while others were self-isolating and social-distancing.
She has volunteered her time with community-based organizations such as the Old Harbour Branch Library, Old Harbour Early Childhood Institution, Siri Medical and Dental Centre, and the Yadel Girls Home in Bannister, Old Harbour.
Shanique’s role model is Lisa Hanna, a former Miss World who is admired for her beauty and her strong presence in Jamaican politics. Shanique believes that women can make a difference in all areas of life and hopes to inspire other young women to pursue their dreams.
In her spare time, Shanique loves to sing and go out. She enjoys dressing up and dining out, as well as going to the beach, even though she cannot swim.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness congratulated Shanique on her win and expressed his hope that she would bring the Miss World crown back to Jamaica.
Jamaica has won the Miss World title four times, most recently in 2019 when Toni-Ann Singh was crowned the winner. As the world grappled with the coronavirus pandemic, Toni-Ann Singh became the longest reigning title holder in the history of the Miss World pageant.
With her talent, beauty, and strong community spirit, Shanique Singh is definitely a strong contender for the international crown.