At the Miss Universe Bahamas 2019 coronation on August 18, 2019, Tarea Bianca Sturrup, ’16 , was crowned as queen, earning the opportunity to represent The Bahamas in Miss Universe 2019.
The 23-year-old beauty is a professional model with Choice Model Management and loves strutting the catwalk and “smizing” during photoshoots. Holding the title of Miss Universe Grand Bahama 2019 as she entered the national contest, Tarea was a force to be reckoned with from the beginning of the competition. Proving the mantra of ‘Confidently Beautiful’ with her scintillating performance and confidence, Tarea deserved every bit of her win. She will surely be a strong contender for the international crown as well. As the reigning queen, Tarea will take forward her advocacy of Dementia Awareness in the country as she believes that awareness is the first step to improving quality of life for all patients. She has regularly used her social media for the same as well. Tarea holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master’s in Marketing.
Walking near his office in Bermuda earlier this year, Stanley James, M.D., ’91 , felt the