Brianna Mason becomes first black woman to win Miss Tennessee

Brianna Mason made history as the first black woman to win the Miss Tennessee pageant.

What We Know:

  • The 23-year-old was crowned at the pageant on Saturday at the University of Tennessee.
  • Mason is a first-grade teacher from Nashville, Tennessee.
  • This is Mason’s fourth time competing in the pageant. Last year, she was second-runner up.
  • She will represent Tennessee in the Miss American competition later this year.

Congratulations to Brianna!