Miss Newark USA 2020
Denise Brown, is a Newark Native who spent her entire childhood training at various Dance Schools throughout the Newark area. Denise started a serious pursuit of her dancing career in the 4th grade at the Garden State Ballet. From there Denise trained under Crystal Newby-Reynolds at the Whitney E. Houston Academy and Arts Conservatory INC., went on to study at Gallman’s Newark Dance Theatre and finally Arts High School where she trained under Ronnie D. Carney and Kim Richardson. Following High school Denise attended the illustrious Howard University in Washington DC, where she trained briefly as a Dance major and went on to graduate with a Bachelors of Fine Arts with a concentration in Musical Theatre. While at Howard University Denise had the opportunity to perform in Department Productions as well as other Campus events and the Howard Dance Department had the opportunity to perform at the World Renowned Kennedy Center. In addition Denise has had the opportunity to train under well respected members of the Global dance community. After her graduation from Howard University in May of 2015 Denise is blessed and grateful to start her post-grad career, which has thus far included working as a professional cheerleader performing at the world renowned Apollo theater and most recently becoming Miss Newark USA 2020. And is excited about what this year as Miss Newark 2020 has in store for her.