2022 Texas United World Royalty
Jodi Langoni is a 13-year-old born and raised in McAllen, TX. She is the daughter of Marcello Langoni and Judy Langoni and big sister to Jocelyn Langoni. She is an 8th grade student at Morris Middle School. Jodi is a straight A student and is the Historian Officer for her National Junior Honor Society Chapter. She is also a member of the National Charity League which is a
non-profit organization that encourages community service and volunteering opportunities for mothers and daughters.
Jodi is an All-American Cheerleader at her middle school and an All-Star Cheerleader with her cheer gym. She loves to spend time with her family and friends. She has 4 dogs: a Great Dane, Dachshund, Corgi, and Boxer.
In the future Jodi plans to pursue a degree in healthcare as a Registered Nurse. She is excited to join the HOSA-future health professionals' organization that provides professional healthcare and skill development for students. Jodi’s platform is “Let’s Get Loud” bringing awareness to Anti-bullying and suicide prevention. She speaks at her school and gets others involved in “Blue
Up Day” in October to bring awareness to bullying. Her focus is making sure that you speak kindness to others because words are hurtful, and you never know what a person is going through.
2022 Jr. Teen Texas
Tiffany King is an attorney, business development professional, entrepreneur, volunteer, avid outdoorsman, sports fan, and the reigning Ms. Texas United World. When she isn’t climbing the corporate ladder or building her small businesses, you can find her living out her passion for the outdoors hunting and fishing or attending a concert or sporting event.
Volunteerism has been a prominent part of Tiffany’s life since she was a teenager and her platform “Make an IMPACT” illustrates her continued commitment to volunteerism. While she is involved with numerous organizations, some of her philanthropic efforts include Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, The Giving Gown Foundation, Danny Dietz Memorial Classic, and Houston Food Bank.
Tiffany returned to pageants as a contestant in the 2022 Texas United World Pageant, after a 15+ year break. While she has worked with young women in her community as a mentor and pageant/interview consultant, she is thrilled to be back on stage and representing Texas in the 2023 United World Pageant.
She has previously competed in Miss Texas Teen USA (Miss Kingwood Teen USA), Miss Alabama USA, Miss America Organization preliminaries, as well as various University pageants at her alma mater, Auburn University.
Tiffany resides in the greater Houston area with her two rescue dogs, Yuli and Kimber.
2022 Ms. Texas
2022 Mrs. Texas
Imagine, standing on stage breathing heavily, yet also holding your breath. Then, in the blink of an eye, you’ve accomplished one of your fondest dreams and aspirations. That’s exactly how it happened for Amanda Hawkins who captured the prestigious Mrs. Texas United World title as a newlywed! Amanda also received the best interview, photogenic, swimwear, evening gown, and miss congeniality awards.
With over 15 years of experience (competing and as a judge), and winning numerous local and state titles, 4 national titles, and 2 international titles, Amanda is no stranger to pageantry or the philanthropy it entails! Proudly graduating from Schreiner University in 2013, Amanda quickly accomplished her lifelong dream of becoming a 3rd grade teacher! In December 2021 Amanda received her Master’s in educational leadership and curriculum & instruction from her alma mater after deciding to go back to school just a year prior. Amanda now serves as a Gifted and Talented Enrichment Specialist, a goal she set in spring of 2021. Amanda excels in the classroom, winning several educational awards including 1st year Educator of the Year and The Alamo Toyota Driving Education to the Top award! She believes everyone has a unique gift and the ability to be successful!
Amanda’s platform is F.A.L.L. (Fostering A Love of Literacy) which promotes fostering animals to save lives and cultivating a love of literacy in children! When Amanda isn’t in the classroom inspiring tomorrow’s leaders, you can find her promoting F.A.L.L. by sharing her favorite books at various summer camps, hosting book drives, fostering animals, and collecting food for various animal shelters like San Antonio Pets Alive and the Helotes Humane Society! In the summer, you can also find her teaching science camp for kids, fishing with her dad, enjoying a great book, relaxing at the lake with her husband, Matthew, and their 4 dogs, or planning her next project!