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Jaria Fulton,
Miss Black Mississippi Talented Teen

Jaria is an 8th grade academic scholar at Riverside Junior High School. She can be best described as Adventurous, Unique, and Sympathetic. Interesting things about her is she is an only child, out of the 50 states in US, she had traveled to 25 of them, and she is double jointed. Her hobbies are cooking, cheering, pageantry, community service, and perfecting her reading skills.


This year among her other accomplishments, Jaria was recently invited into the Junior National Honor Society at her school and was recently named Miss Black Mississippi Talented Teen where will be competing at the national pageant in Washington, DC next year. Also, this past year she has served as Teen Miss Greenville of the Magnolia State Pageant system and earned Miss Cover Girl First Runner in her division; she also served as Miss Delta Hot Tamale Pageant Miss Pre-Teen and received most photogenic in her division; she was selected an All American Cheerleader by the American Cheerleader Association; She was selected as a participant in The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science 2021 Middle School Enrichment Camp; and she was also selected to participate in the Medical Ascension 2021 Summer Medial Institute and she received her white Jacket and her CPR certification among completion of the program. At school Jaria is a member of the Junior Varsity Cheerleader squad, the Christian Fellowship of Athlete, and was selected this year Miss Drama Queen among her classmates. Jaria is also associated with Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Progressive Arts and Civic Club Girls Youth Group (Past President and Past State Chaplain), and 4-H.


Jaria loves cooking from scratch and advocating reading among her peers with her platform JARIA – “Just Aim, Read to Inspire and Achieve!”


Finally, she is the lovely 14 -year-old daughter of Jamelda F. Fulton.