Bill Lively, Carl Sewell III, and Caroline Rose Hunt all turned up at the Rosewood Crescent Hotel last night to help launch something called The Social Book Dallas. But the most interesting person at the gathering might have been Jordan Strauss, Miss Dallas USA 2007. Make the jump to judge for yourself.
Wearing her white winner’s sash and accompanied by “Miss Shirley” Payne, one of the pageant directors, Jordan said she’s a straight-A student at SMU, where she’s majoring in political science and may try one day to get into law school.
This June, she’ll compete in Laredo to become Miss Texas USA–all part of the Miss USA pageant competition owned jointly by NBC and Donald Trump.
Why should she be Miss Texas USA?
“I’m very well-rounded,” Jordan said. “Also, in August of 2005, my father was hit by a drunk driver, and is catastrophically disabled. So I use my story to educate young people about the dangers of drunk driving.”
Asked whether she had a “talent,” Jordan demurred, and Miss Shirley broke in. “No talent is necessary,” Miss Shirley said. “Mr. Trump just wants the girls to be beautiful.”
Then Miss Dallas USA turned to greet someone else.