Jordyn Colao

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Jordyn Colao
Born Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania
Education Pennsylvania State University
Title Miss Freedom Forge 2012
Miss Pennsylvania 2012
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair color Brunette
Eye color Brown
Miss America 2013

Jordyn Colao is an American beauty pageant titleholder from Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania who was named Miss Pennsylvania 2012.[1]


She won the title of Miss Pennsylvania on May 26, 2012, when she received her crown from outgoing titleholder Juliann Sheldon.[2] Colao’s platform, “Heart to Heart – Cardiovascular Disease Prevention” was inspired by her loss of three grandparents to heart disease.[3][4] Her competition talent was tap dancing.[5] Colao graduated magna cum laude from Pennsylvania State University in the spring of 2012 with a degree in bio-behavioral health.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Jordyn Colao vies for Miss America". Erie Times-News. January 6, 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-14.
  2. ^ "Miss Greater Reading third at state pageant". Reading Eagle. Reading, PA: Reading Eagle Company. May 31, 2012. Retrieved June 15, 2015.
  3. ^ "Alumna uses Miss Pennsylvania win to spread awareness of heart disease". Pennsylvania State University. September 24, 2012. Archived from the original on January 1, 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-14.
  4. ^ "She's got the beat: Miss Pa. takes message to dance floor". September 16, 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-14.
  5. ^ "Meet Miss Pennsylvania: Jordyn Colao". January 8, 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-14.
  6. ^ "Millcreek woman wins Miss Pa. crown". Erie Times-News. June 1, 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-14.
  7. ^ "Penn State Alumna Jordyn Colao to Represent Pennsylvania in Miss America 2013". December 7, 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-14.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Juliann Sheldon
Miss Pennsylvania
Succeeded by
Annie Rosellini
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