Stephanie Marian Twum is the current USOA Miss Georgia 2019. With her Ghanaian heritage and Southern charm, Stephanie has always been full of life. She attended and graduated from St. Pius X Catholic Highschool 2011 and Georgia State University in Atlanta .
Five years ago, Stephanie along with her friend in college, Melissa Cherry created a teddy bear charity called 'Operation Teddy Bear, a teddy bear charity for children in hospitals. Whilst in college , Stephanie was also one of the chairman for the student education volunteering committee and the Director of Sisterhood of Zeta Tau Alpha,
Stephanie has competed in pageantry since she was 19 years old and claims that if it were not for pageantry, she would not be the woman that she is today. The first title she has ever one was Miss Suwanee 2015.Because of her journey through pageantry, Stephanie created her own fitness and glam company called TwumFitLLC and has embraced entrepreneurship to the fullest. "Pageantry has made me resilient- I can talk to anyone and everyone, walk into an interview with zero hesitation. Competing has made me embrace who I am as a woman and has given me the ultimate power to inspire and motivate others."