JULY 7, 2022


New York City Environmental Law Student Brielle Simmons Will Represent the United States at the 22nd Annual Miss Earth Competition

Washington, D.C. , July 7, 2022 - Brielle Simmons has been named Miss Earth USA 2022 and will represent the United States at the 22nd Annual Miss Earth Competition based in the Philippines.

Age 21, Simmons is a student at St. John’s University in New York City, majoring in Legal Studies with a focus on Environmental Law. She is the co-founder of the non-profit organization Bringing Me Sunshine, dedicated to combating homelessness and poverty by providing environmental resources to children and families. In 2019, Simmons placed Top 4 at the Teen Miss Earth USA competition.

As Miss Earth USA, Simmons is awarded prizes, travel and endorsements valued at over $100,000. She serves as spokesperson for We Clean Trails, the Still She Rose mental health initiative, Central Florida Animal Reserve and other conservation efforts. Additionally, Simmons will have many fashion and media opportunities such as Miami Swim Week and New York Fashion Week.

Simmons will represent the USA at the MISS EARTH® competition later this year. Managed by Carousel Productions of the Philippines, Miss Earth focuses on empowering women, promoting eco-tourism and aiding environmental causes around the globe. Each year, nearly 100 delegates known as BEAUTIES FOR A CAUSE® represent their nations during the highly anticipated two-month competition.

“Brielle has proven she is ready and willing to work for our important cause,” said National Director Laura Clark. “Our team at Miss Earth USA believes that Brielle’s positive spirit, intelligence and compassion will be a great asset to the Miss Earth organization at the national and international level.”

The next national competition will take place in January 2023 in Orlando. Visit missearthusa.com for state program information and missearth.tv for information on the international pageant. Media may contact marketing@missearthusa.com.