"I try to say caw-fee and New Yawk": Meet the Texas-born bombshell representing New York in Miss USA pageant

"I try to say caw-fee and New Yawk": Meet the Texas-born bombshell representing New York in Miss USA pageant

“I try to say caw-fee and New Yawk”: Meet the Texas-born bombshell representing New York in Miss USA pageant

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Amber Collins

Empire State Of Mind: Though Miss New York Amber Collins hails from Texas, she says the Big Apple has always felt like home

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Hidden advantage: The 26-year-old says she is no “Pageant Patty”, as the Miss New York pageant was only her fifth competition

Miss Collins with Miss Colorado, Blair Griffith, and Miss Georgia, Kaylin Regue, with an officer at a Fleet Week event last month

Multitasking: Miss Collins with Miss Colorado, Blair Griffith, and Miss Georgia, Kaylin Regue, with an officer at a Fleet Week event last month