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5 Miss Teen USA Contestants Defined Success & Their Words Are Inspiring


Everyone’s definition of success is a little bit different. Maybe you define success with making a lot of money. Maybe it’s finding love. Either way, it’s great to be reminded that success isn’t just material or isn’t just something able to be found through someone or something else.

Though Miss Teen USA’s contestants are young, their recent words about success and their definitions of success prove that they’re wise beyond their years. As they compete for the crown, these girls also create their own definitions of success, and no, none of them involve money, marriage or material things.

If you’re hoping to learn more about these contestants, their other competitors and each of their journeys, you can tune into the 2017 Miss Teen USA Competition on Saturday, July 29 at 9:00 P.M. EST via and the Official Miss U app.

For now, define success your own way.

Brooklyn-based writer and editor who is probably eating Mexican food and yelling something about feminism, the Kardashians and/or finding the perfect highlighter.