Saturday, July 6, 2024 2:00PM




Teale Murdock Brown

Teale has been a student of communications at Weber State University and has enjoyed working full time finding her talents in sales, and dentistry. She started modeling at the age of 18 and has continued her time in front of the camera in commercial ad’s, fashion, spokesmodeling, movies, and has even been featured as title characters for award winning authors on the cover of multiple best selling novel series. Teale has continued modeling in addition to her work in the medical field and to develop her talents in entertainment and public relations. In addition to nearly a decade of competition, she has served as the host of the Miss Utah USA and Miss Utah Teen USA pageants since 2019. She and her husband Justin are expanding their joys as a family with their beautiful five year old son son, living in the Salt Lake Valley. Teale enjoys traveling, wake surfing, yoga, and spending important time with her friends and family.

Dean petersen

Raised in Texas, Dean moved to Utah shortly after high school and has made Utah his home. Dean started his career in design, branding and marketing working with both local and international companies like Paul Mitchell, Dish Network and GM’s Hummer brand. Currently Dean is the Chief Marketing Officer of an international supplement company based in the Salt Lake Area. His favorite part of the job is traveling the globe connecting with retailers and customers from all types of cultures. In his off time, he enjoys jeeping and socializing with friends.



Daniel King has a BFA in acting from the University of Louisville where he studied with The Actors Theatre. He later spent two summers with Shakespeare & Co. in the Berkshire’s and then moved to Los Angeles. In LA Daniel was a commercial actor and stand up comic. He has performed in every major comedy club in LA.  He has extensive acting training from The Groundlings, Upright Citizen Brigade and even was on an episode of Last Comic Standing. Aside from acting and comedy he has always loved pageants. He has coached more than a few contestants to the top 5 of Miss Texas USA, Miss California USA, Miss New Mexico USA and The coveted Miss Utah USA. Daniel is currently a consultant and Life Coach for a Fortune 50 company.

Ayzjiahna Wood

Ayzjiahana Wood, is a proud Filipina and African American woman who was crowned Miss Teen Volunteer America 2023! She is a 17-year-old graduate from Clearfield High School with dual enrollment for advanced classes in the medical field from Weber State University.  Ayzjiahna is a proud volunteer of the National Humane Society, and has served as Chapter Officer of HOSA Future Health Professionals of America. She was named to the National Technical Honor Society, and was also awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award in the Nurse Assistant Program from Davis Technical College. She also is a former Miss Utah Teen USA placing 4th at. Miss Teen USA and winning best in costume in 2021. As the NEW Miss Teen Volunteer America, Ayzjiahna  is excited to spread her S.E.R.V.E. Initiative of “Representation Matters—Creating a Culture of Inclusion” on a national level so she can inspire even more young women like herself.

Peter Nguyen

Peter Nguyen, a graduate of USC law school with a JD & MBA, has carved a path in the bustling realm of Los Angeles as a holistic wellness entrepreneur. Founder of ventures such as yoga and meditation sanctuary, Indigo Lab LA, and the creator and purveyor of clean beauty brand, Recherche Beauté, he has woven his tapestry in the wellness industry. 

Beyond borders, Peter has curated transformative experiences through health and wellness retreats across the globe, fostering the fusion of mind, body, and spirit.  Yet, amidst his professional pursuits, his heart finds solace in service, as an ardent advocate for the underprivileged with the Los Angeles Mission. 

And when the world beckons exploration, Peter answers with fervor, indulging in adrenaline-fueled adventures, juxtaposed by serene moments nestled with his two beloved French bulldogs, Luna and Hans.”

Kerry Damiano

The recipient of the Legacy Award for over 25 years of contribution to the pageant industry, Best Sponsor, Best Pageant Judge and Best Forever Titleholder at the Global Beauty Awards, she has been involved in pageantry since 1981. In addition to mentoring young women in fashion, runway, interview and public speaking, she freelances as a fashion and jewelry designer, and having been to over 130 countries, she hosts her own web series/blog about travel, style and shopping, called Ms. World Traveler. She is also an accomplished Pianist, and has a Scripture memorization ministry called “The Amazing Word.” From Phoenix, Arizona, please welcome Miss Idaho USA 1983, Kerry Damiano.

Kjord Davis

Kjord Davis originally from SLC, Utah, embarked on a thrilling journey into the modeling world with stints in New York City before diving passionately into the beauty industry. With “lights, camera, action” as inspiration, and a passion for talent and aesthetics, Kjord honed his skills as a talent scout and trainer in Utah, gaining invaluable industry experience.

As the visionary creator and founder of Indigo Lab LA, Kjord has taken his entrepreneurial spirit to new heights. What began as a brick-and-mortar yoga and meditation establishment in West Hollywood, CA, has evolved into a thriving lifestyle community. Currently Indigo Lab curates conscious pop-up events that bring together like-minded individuals, fostering a sense of connection, growth, and transformation.  Kjord has also made a significant impact in the larger yoga and wellness communities traveling near and far teaching at yoga festivals for the world renowned Wanderlust Co and partnering with brands like Alo Yoga as a brand ambassador and teacher. 

With an illustrious career marked by creativity, innovation, and a commitment to holistic wellness, Kjord continues to leave an indelible mark on the beauty and lifestyle industries.