Ms. Portada World
Karina was born and raised in South Florida and is of Cuban Spanish Heritage.
She was an early high school graduate from Everglades High School, getting her diploma at 16. She attended Broward Community College where she received her associates degree in Business and Marketing. She then transferred to Florida International University, to further her studies in Business and Marketing. She is also working on getting her bachelor’s degree.
Karina has also worked with several charities to include: Toys for Tots…The Lupus Foundation…The Harvest Drive…and Go Pink. She has also been active in Latinos in Action, where she participated in food drives by distribution, and mentorships to underprivileged children. This also included activities for children with Autism.
Karina also enjoys modeling and has experience in print, fashion, and runway. She has walked for several fashion shows such as Miami Swimweek, Fort Lauderdale and Miami Fashion Week, along with Art Basel. She has worked with several designers like Versa Luxe, Laperla, and Macy’s, to name a few. Karina was also a brand ambassador for Help Energy.
She has also been the spokesmodel for “LeanLookLocate”, an organization that educates young women on the early signs of Breast Cancer.
Karina’s future goals are to become a successful business woman, along with her passion for modeling, pageantry, and public speaking. She plans on using her talents to inspire others for their future goals and endeavors.
Karina has also held the titles of: Ms. Latina International Cuba Ms. International World Petite Ms. Portada World