If the 24-year-old former White House and Capitol Hill intern took home the title, she would join Deshauna Barber, the now-reigning Miss USA (that’s the other, sans-talent-portion pageant), who hails from Washington.
Jackson’s Beltway credentials include a stint at the White House, where she was assigned to the chief of staff’s office, and another working for Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii). “She plans … to one day run for office,” per her bio.
Things are looking good for Miss Maryland, too. Hannah Brewer, a 19-year-old Carroll County Community College student, sashayed away with the swimsuit honors in the second night of competition.