Sasha Wintz, 18, who is born to Guyanese parents, was crowned Miss World BVI 2015 on Sunday, October 3rd. She is known for her stunning performance at BET Music Matters last year and her ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ project will be focused on persons with special needs.
During her introduction, the teenager shared her personal experience, having an 8 year-old nephew who has Down Syndrome. Her nephew, Jaquan Wintz also shared the stage with Wintz after her win.
“It feels so amazing. It’s a great pleasure and honor to be an ambassador of the BVI and also to be a proud representative…I had faith in myself that I would win, or place, but you always trust God and believe in yourself that you can do anything,” she told reporters after being crowned.