TITLES: Miss Universe Philippines 2014; Miss Asean 2012 semifinalist; Binibining Pilipinas 2012 semifinalist; Binibining Pilipinas 2011 2nd runner-up; Mutya ng Dabaw 2008; Reyna ng Aliwan 2008
FOUR HASHTAGS: #MJForMissUniverse2014 #GoGetTheCrown #OMJ #MJAllTheWay
Every inch a fighter
An entrepreneur, commercial endorser, model, vegetarian, beauty pageant veteran and the country’s Miss Universe bet this year,MJ is every inch a fighter. In academics, finishing at the top of her Computer Engineering class has allowed her to try her hand in business.
In fitness and health, she has redefined what it means to be vegan. In fact, PETA Asia Pacific recently crowned her as “the Philippines’ Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity.” In beauty, she believes less is more. MJ has overcome every possible obstacle and aspires to bag that elusive third Miss Universe crown for the country.
(Find out how MJ prepared for the pageant in this related story.)