Originally from Quezon City, Philippines, Maxine Medina is a sporty Runway, TVC and Print Model at the Professional Models Association of the Philippines. Medina enjoys being creatively engaged in her work, which is why she is so successful at being a residential condominiums interior designer. Medina has visited children who had cancer at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center, supported "Operation: Smile" in Sta. Ana Hospital, taught street children organized by Gawad Kalinga, and participated in relief operations to typhoon victims within the Philippines. After her actively working face to face with many children, she would love to continue to work with adolescents who have cancer if crowned Miss Universe.