Yendi Phillips: Miss Universe Runner Up

August 24, 2010
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Meet Yendi Phillips, Miss Universe runner up. She is Miss Jamaica Universe and made history last night as the first woman to make it that far in the competition from Jamaica. Read more and see her photos and video here.

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Miss Jamaica Yendi Phillips, is Miss Universe runner up! She is the first contestant from Jamaica to make it that far in the competition, making history for her country.

Here is a bit of biography info on Yendi. She is 24 years old, born on September 8, 1985 in Kingston Jamaica. She is absolutely stunning with long dark hair and dark eyes. She has been in several pageants and took home the 2007 crown for Miss Jamaica World. As for her measurements she stands at five foot ten and has a slim body at 34 – 25 – 36.

Sadly, her mother died when she was young, and she says that is where her drive and confidence to win came from.

She is well educated holding a bachelor’s degree of fine arts from the State University of New York at Brockport and a Master’s degree in Recreation and Leisure Management.

She was the host of Digicel Rising stars and also modeled in South Africa for six months, doing print, commercial and runway modeling. She was featured in Pepsi’s international ‘Refresh’ TV ad campaign, and then went on to tackle the Miss Universe pageant. She is the third woman to hold both Miss Jamaica World and Miss Jamaica Universe titles, and was voted the 5th sexiest black woman alive by dimewars.com.

You can see Yendi Phillips’ body paint pictures here – they are to die for!

What do you think of the 2010 Miss Universe runner up, Yendi Phillips? She is absolutely stunning! Check out a video posted below, and then leave your comments!









41 Responses to “Yendi Phillips: Miss Universe Runner Up”

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  1. 1
    Jeanette Says:

    She is gorgeous!

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    shane Says:

    she usbt tge 1st person from jamaica to reach that far do your damn research and you will realize

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    Karen Says:

    Well this is just my humble opinion, but she is a nice looking young lady but she just is “stunning” to me…now I could be wrong but I thought she was very lucky to place second. Jamaica has way more “gorgeous” women.As I said just my humble opinion. And also why enter every beauty contest available?

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    Fran Says:

    She’s beautiful. I was so hoping she would win. One writer stated that she was “lucky” to place second. It wasn’t luck. If she didn’t win, she deserved to be right where she was – second place. She also stated that Jamaica has “way more” gorgeous women. Of course there is and always will be someone who is “way more” gorgeous than someone else. We could make that same statement about any gorgeous Jamaican woman. Just who is measuring anyway?? And what is wrong with entering every beauty contest? Let’s just celebrate how well she represented. Good job Yendi!

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    Gioms Real Says:

    Yendi is a full package: beautiful and charming personality. By entering this competition and not stopping at Miss world, it shows me that with determination we can truly achieve our goals in life. Jamaica is filled with beautiful women and Yendi as one of them went out there represented us and did us proud!!!

  6. 6
    Joan Says:

    Does anybody else think she looks kind of like Beyonce?

  7. 7
    Rachelle Says:

    OMG Joan you are so right she does look like Beyonce. She is a stunner and I think it is awesome she made it as far as she did, What a honor for her country.

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    Stacy Says:

    She is beautiful! Way to rep Jamaica!

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    ProudJamaican Says:

    did Lisa Hanna Win Miss Universe in 1992 and yes she is jamaican..do ur research ppl.what r they talking about and that dammm writer that said she was lucky is obviously blind and wasnt watching the same pageant

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    Claudette Says:

    I want all the ‘bad mind’ people to leave Yendi alone. Why don’t you enter the competitions she is entering and see who would win. She’s got determination, ambition; she is intelegent, beautifull and educated – which a lot of you that stands to critisize don’t have. I am sure you appreciate someone else from another country, why don’t you learn to appreciate your own. This is one of the very reason why this country is so messed up; we are doing this to our own selves and to our country. Keep up the good work yendi.

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