Jaanu Patel is the new Miss California Teen USA 2017
Jaanu Patel 16 years old, former Miss Huntington Beach Teen USA 2017 is the new Miss California Teen USA 2017 and the first Miss California Teen of Indian descent, crowned on December 4, 2016 at the Long Beach Convention Center. She is following the footsteps of two Miss Universe from India, Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen from New Delhi and Miss Universe 2000 Lara Dutta of Mumbai. Jaanu is set to compete for the 2017 Miss Teen USA in the summer. Jaanu Patel was coached by her pageant director, Giselle Boone who has one other Miss California Teen USA winner in 2012, Alexa Jones.