May 28, 2019
Cheslie Kryst is a full-time attorney that is licensed to practice law in two states. Although she will be taking a year off to be Miss USA, she earned both her law degree and MBA from Wake Forest University and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's degree from the Honors College at the University of South Carolina.
Cheslie is also a former Division I athlete, having competed in the heptathlon, long jump and triple jump on South Carolina's track and field team. Additionally, she sits top ten in the record books at South Carolina for the triple jump. Cheslie runs a fashion blog, "White Collar Glam", that focuses on workwear fashion for women. Check it out at WhiteCollarGLam.com.
She is also an active volunteer for Dress for Success and credits her achievements to her ability to learn from failure.