Jacquelinne Mejia

Jacquelinne Mejia, Miss Teen Downey in 2005 and a former intern for The Downey Patriot, won the title of Miss Congeniality and Miss Popularity Latina at the Miss Joven Latina 2010 competition on July 18. Mejia, who was representing her father's home country of El Salvador, won the Miss Popularity Latina title (and an accompanying scholarship) based on online fan voting. Mejia is entering her senior year at the University of Missouri where she is studying journalism with an emphasis on online media, as well as a business minor. She spent five months studying in Pamplona, Spain on a journalism study abroad scholarship. ********** Published: August 12, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 17