Biography Kristen Johnson, 24, represented her home state of Kentucky in the 2005 Miss USA pageant and finished second runner up to Miss USA. She graduated summa cum laude with a 3.9 GPA from the University of Kentucky with a B.A. in Journalism. Having recently graduated from college, Kristen says she is ready for a new challenge and to explore the world. She has worked on her familyís farm since the age of twelve, but is currently working as a Chicago-based model and sales representative for Upper Class Collectibles fine sports art. Kristen believes that her teamís ultra-competitive spirit, paired with brains and tenacity is sure to make team Miss USA unbeatable!