MEET THE 2023 MISS FLORIDA USA®
At 25 years old, Caroline Dixon is an alumni of Florida State University where she received her degrees in Communications and Digital Media Studies and a Juris Master from the College of Law. Caroline has a passion and dedication for public service, being a former first-grade teacher in her hometown and now serving as a Senior Legislative Aide to a Florida State Senator. She has had the opportunity to work on policies that will better the state of Florida and strives to inspire and empower young women every day to reach new heights and live meaningful, purposeful lives. In addition to public service, Caroline has a passion for traveling, having traveled to 9 different countries throughout her life and has already traveled over 7,500 miles as Miss Florida USA. Caroline is honored to be representing the Sunshine State of Florida at Miss USA 2023.
MEET THE 2023 MISS FLORIDA TEEN USA®
Miss Florida Teen USA, Sharlysse Nelson, created Change for Charity Initiative with a mission to reduce the effect of Child Hunger. At the early age of 9, she prioritized serving the less fortunate by actively volunteering with Food for Thought Outreach and Feeding America. As an advocate for child hunger and women’s safety, she hopes to nationally continue and broaden her reach to be a force for change through volunteerism and situational awareness.
Committed to Education with a goal to graduate Summa Cum Laude while enrolled in Harvard’s Online School, she aspires to study Political Science and Business Law. She likes to get people excited about the interests she’s excited about like Sudoku and her knowledge of World Capitals. Recognized for her work ethic, she was appointed as the Yearbook Editor-In-Chief for three consecutive years. Sharlysse believes to always Strive for progress NOT perfection because the focus is different.