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The Kansas City Chiefs may have been off during Week 12 for the bye week, but a member of the franchise was competing. Gracie Hunt represented Chiefs Kingdom proudly, competing as Miss Kansas during the annual Miss USA pageant on Monday night.
The 22-year old is the daughter of Chiefs CEO and Chairman Clark Hunt and former 1993 Miss USA winner Tavia Hunt. Gracie has been an advocate for health and fitness during her journey to the Miss USA Pageant, promoting a healthy lifestyle on her social media profiles.
•Win The Day👏🏼#Gameday #Chiefs #ChiefsKingdom #MissUSA #MUSA #PageantryReimagined #MissKSUSA #MissKansasUSA #HuntForTheCrown pic.twitter.com/mtcgspbJMy
— Gracie Hunt (@gracelynhunt) November 21, 2021
Hunt didn’t walk away with the crown on Monday, but she placed in the top 16. She expressed her gratitude for all the support from her family throughout the process.
“Thank you, Mom. I can’t express how much I love you. Thank you for your wisdom, sacrifices, and all of effort you’ve poured into walking this journey alongside me. Thank you for being my role model and best friend. I wouldn’t be here today without you,” said Hunt via her Instagram. “Thank you to my entire family and all my friends for loving and lifting me up. I am so blessed to have each and every one of you in my life.”
Today I got to take the field as Miss Kansas USA representing #PageantryReimagined as the team I’ve always cheered for cheered for me. Best. Day. Ever. Biggest heartfelt thank you to the Kingdom! 👑💞#PageantryReimagined #MissU #MUSA #NFL #Football #Chiefs #ChiefsKingdom pic.twitter.com/061lv6fvYs
— Gracie Hunt (@gracelynhunt) November 7, 2021