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R A Q U E L  B A S C O

Formerly known as Miss Intercontinental USA 2017. This Bay Area native recently placed first runner up for Miss World America 2018.


Currently, she runs two non profit organizations as well as advocating with the American foundation for suicide prevention. Her platform is focused on eliminating the stigma of Mental Illnesses on the International Level with hopes of helping educate, raise awareness, introduce public services, campaigns, and most importantly opening up the room for discussion.


Her modeling career consists of working with designers like; Veejay Floresca, Jovani,  Terani, and Andrea and Leo. Raquel has been published in local and international magazines.

In academics she is a full time student studying Business Marketing with a minor in multicultural studies.  She has her Associates Degree in Acting and Psychology as well as a certificate in Musical Performance from Notre Dame De Namur. Her passions include singing, boxing, dancing, and acting. She is experienced in commercial modeling and film. Her hope is that her influence in the entertainment business will challenge stereotypes and make way for other woman artists and models of color.