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Heaven Breaux Profile (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-07-09

Duration: 00:04:38

Subjects: Beauty contests | African Americans


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Breaux, Heaven Interviewee
  • Breaux, Yolanda Interviewee


This segment from the July 9, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s profile of thirteen-year-old Heaven Breaux, the first African American to win Miss Lafayette Preteen USA. She discusses being inspired to compete in beauty pageants following Miss South Africa’s win at the 2019 Miss Universe pageant and her two years of competing in pageants. St Cyr also interviews Yolanda Breaux, her mother.