Miss Caribbean Culture Contestant: Miss Dominican Republic- Rosa Martinez
Rosa Martinez, a nineteen years old girl, was born on December 27, 1993 in Santo Domingo, city of the beautiful island Dominican Republic. She´s the youngest of three children- two girls and one boy-, Completed high school and obtained a computer technician degree by the age of sixteen years old in the Belisario Peguero School, graduating with honors because of her excellent academic grades. She also studied English at the Dominico Americano and received an award for excellent academic achievement in the junior advanced program.
Rosa is a professional model, graduated from Gaviotas Ysabella modeling school and obtained her first beauty queen title as Miss Dominican GY 2011 in her graduation for being the best model and student of her prom group. In the same year she also won another pageant title Miss Cayena tropical teen 2011 and now proudly hold the title of Reina del carnaval Dominicano 2013. Her life is based on her strong faith in God, her favorite quote is: Forget the risk and take the fall, if it´s meant to be then it´s worth it all.
She loves fashion, photography, cooking, reading novels, she also enjoys watching movies with her friends, walking and traveling. She´s passionate, friendly, joyful and blessed. Loves reading novels, her favorite author is the Dominican writer Eulogio Javier, author of her favorite novel ¨L a otra Penelope¨.
She plans to pursue business administration degree, get her own vintage clothing store, become a super model and win for her beloved country- Dominican Republic- many international pageant titles.
The two persons she admire the most are: Her mom Gicela, because she´s the truly embodiment of hard work, humility, solidarity and unconditional love. The second person is Amelia Vega, because she is talented, beautiful inside and outside, intelligent and made Dominican Republic very proud by reaching the first Miss Universe title for the country demonstrating that they have ability.