13 Jul 2023

Gentel Blair, Class of 2016

Gentel Sharrie is Ms. Black California 2023 she will represent the entire state of California, competing for the national title of Ms. Black USA on August 5th in Washington, DC that will stream live on Fox Soul.

However, participating in the pageant requires significant financial resources, including travel expenses, wardrobe, coaching, and other associated costs. This is where I humbly request your support. I am reaching out to generous individuals and organizations like yours, who share a commitment to empowering women and promoting positive change.

Gentel is known for Olympic Dreams featuring the Jonas Brothers shown on NBC and Peacock. Gentel was born in Orlando, Florida and raised in Lexington, Kentucky. She graduated Cum Laude of her class at Saint Augustine’s University where she received her Bachelors of Arts Degree and served as Miss Saint Augustine’s University, along with serving as the Nu Chapter President of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. 
After graduating Gentel was accepted into the Masters program of journalism at Ball State University. Gentel has produced the news for Fox News in New York, and ABC in Indiana. She has also visited Cape Town, South Africa where she was involved in giving  kids in Africa shoes. 
Gentel is a SAG-AFTRA actor who recently finished working on two National Commercials and Movies called “One Night In LA, New Jack Fury, LA Undercover and the award winning film Mary” Gentel has performed for Kanye West’s first Opera Nebuchadnezzar, she is an award winning actor for her role in Deadly Thoughts and SKANDALOUZ. 
Gentel has been featured on Fox Soul, Fashion Shows and her face has appeared on billboards around Los Angeles, CA. Gentel’s career in Hollywood is rapidly growing and she is taking the steps she needs to continue her success.

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