Nicole Jia

Age: 17
Talent: Piano
Platform Issue: “This Little Light of Mine”
State: Oklahoma
Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen Nicole Jia was crowned Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2017 on Saturday, August 6th in Orlando. Jia’s triumphant walk across the stage at the Orange County Convention Center was just the beginning of a journey that will take her all over the country during her year of service as Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2017.

Miss Oklahoma Outstanding Teen Nicole Jia

Nicole Jia, 17, an incoming senior at Casady School, is the daughter of Drs. Mary and Gregory Jia.
Maintaining a 4.08 GPA at Casady, Nicole is in Pre-Calculus, Algebra 2 and Biology honors classes. She was presented the Brown University English Award and the Ena Cochran Outstanding Junior Award.
She is a member of the Student Council and the Youth Active in the Community. Nicole is a Casady School Ambassador for Kindness and a Policy Debate Team member. 

She hopes to pursue a degree in communications from Northwestern University upon graduating from high school. Nicole wants to become a news anchor for national media.

For her talent, Nicole played variations on “Rondo Alla Turca” on the piano. 

Her platform is “This Little Light of Mine,” which promotes spreading “kindness fever” by lighting the way, igniting others and shining bright daily.