Meet Keisha Abelgas
Keisha Abelgas is a 22-year old trilingual who resides in Orlando, Florida. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the University of Central Florida on set to a career as a renowned Nurse Anesthetist.
Keisha has an extensive background in performing arts having taken on several lead roles in stage plays and musicals. She has captured the coveted State Critics Choice award at the Florida Thespians Competition for her exemplary stage performance from amongst 7,000 delegates. In the area of public speaking, she has consistently won top honors at the Future Business Leaders of America competition for three consecutive years.
Keisha has taken the pageantry world by storm. She has held numerous state titles from various pageant systems most notably winning NAM Miss Florida Junior Preteen 2008, RIM Miss Florida Preteen 2011, NAM Miss Florida Junior Teen 2012, Miss Florida Teen America 2013, IJM Miss Florida Junior Teen 2014, Miss Florida High School America 2015, and NAM Miss Florida Teen 2015.
On the national stage, Keisha has accomplished an incredible feat, being crowned as a five-time National Titleholder!
IJM International Junior Miss 2021-2022
Miss Filipina International Tourism 2019-2020
NAM National All-American Miss 2017-2018
UNM USA National Teen 2016-2017
RIM Royal International Miss Preteen 2011-2012
She has also held numerous National Optional titles including being a THREE-TIME NAM National Casual Wear Modeling winner, NAM National Actress winner, NAM National Photogenic, and NAM National Most Promising Model! She also won the UNM National Casual Wear Modeling title as well as the Overall Sr. Division National Casual Wear title, garnering the highest score across all the Sr. Divisions.
Off the stage, Keisha has served as an emcee and judge for various pageants and events as well as being named the 2017 Teen Titleholder of the Year and 2018 Miss Titleholder of the Year, presented by Beauty It’s Everywhere!
***Due to Keisha being the reigning IJM International Miss, she will not be coaching for NAM and IJM 2022 state and national pageants.***