Miss Florida Teen USA


Sharlysse Nelson

Miss Teen USA Impact Award Recipient and Miss Florida Teen USA, Sharlysse Nelson, created Change for Charity Initiative with a mission to reduce the effect of Child Hunger. At the early age of 9, she prioritized serving the less fortunate by actively volunteering with Food for Thought Outreach and Feeding America. As an advocate for child hunger and she hopes to nationally continue and broaden her reach to be a force for change through volunteerism.

Committed to Education with a goal to graduate Summa Cum Laude and completed a Harvard Entrepreneurial Course, she aspires to study Business and Law. She likes to get people excited about the interests she’s excited about like Sudoku and her knowledge of World Capitals. Recognized for her work ethic, she was appointed as the Yearbook Editor-In-Chief for three consecutive years. Sharlysse believes to always Strive for progress NOT perfection because the focus is different.