Miss Virginia USA 2016 - Desi Williams
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Desi Williams

  • Age: 28

    Hometown: Newport News

  • Height: 5’ 8”

    Birthday: June 14

Desi William received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Hampton University, where she also earned a B.S. in Health & Physical Education, minoring in Leadership Studies. She works as a faculty member at her alma mater as Interim Director of the William R. Harvey Leadership Institute and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy.

A licensed clinician, certified yoga instructor, and Reiki Level I practitioner, Dr. Williams aspires to be a positive role model for others. Her efforts resulted in the 2014 book she co-authored and published, entitled Love Affair with my Hair: Why Black Women Cheat on Health as well as her Hampton University legacy, the HU 5k by the Bay. Desi enjoys serving as a public and motivational speaker and is the spokesperson for her city’s annual marathon event. Desi represents that the modern woman can truly have it all!

Combining her work behind the camera with her education, Desi dreams of becoming the female Dr. Oz!

  • What is your favorite emoji?

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    If you could meet any one celebrity, dead or alive, who would it be?

    Michelle Obama

  • What is your favorite movie?

    Hairspray

    What is your favorite song?

    Glamazon - Ru Paul

  • What is your favorite food?

    Pineapple

    What is your favorite ice cream flavor?

    Ben & Jerry’s Coffee Toffee Bar Crunch

  • What is your favorite sport to play?

    Volleyball

    What is your dream travel destination?

    South Africa

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