Katelyn Vinson

The new Miss Alabama USA is Katelyn Vinson. A native of Dothan, she is a Senior at Auburn University, where she is majoring in Business Administration while pursuing a minor in Marketing.

Katelyn has a deep passion and natural ear for music. She hopes to one day become an artists and repertoire representative for a Christian record label. This goal would allow her to combine her love of music with the many different aspects of the business environment, including finance, accounting, and management she has learned during her time at Auburn.

Her ultimate desire is to make others’ dreams a reality by scouting out developing artists and assisting them in the process of scoring a record deal.

Katelyn enjoys staying active, whether it is walking her dog Goose, taking a yoga class, or lifting weights at the gym. Using food as medicine has taught Katelyn the power of eating foods that nourish the body. She hopes to educate and inspire people of all ages to lead healthy, balanced lifestyles.

Additionally, she would like to bring awareness to the importance of “brain health” and how this can contribute towards erasing the stigma surrounding mental health.
Born and raised in Dothan, Alabama, Katelyn is overjoyed to have the opportunity to give back to the state that has shaped her into the woman she is today.

Fun Facts

  • I am SCUBA certified. I’ve completed dives in the Florida Keys, Belize, and even did a shark dive in Fiji.
  • I completed a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training certification in 7 weeks during my sophomore year of college.
  • I am an old soul when it comes to music and I love collecting antique records. Some of my favorite bands are Queen, Aerosmith, and Fleetwood Mac.
  • I’m a live-music lover and have seen over 50 well-known artists in concert.
  • Skeet shooting is my hidden talent!
  • Saltwater fishing is one of my favorite activities to do with my family. The biggest fish I’ve caught was a 45 lb Mahi Mahi.


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