Taylor Winbush is a native of Jacksonville, Florida, who is a junior at the University of North Florida. While pursuing her degree in marketing and business management she is heavily involved on campus. She holds a chair on the student conduct board, is a student ambassador for the Coggin School of Business, is a mentee in the Coggin School of Business mentor program, and she is a student ambassador for Intern Queen. She remains on the dean’s list at UNF and is the recipient of the UNF test-prep scholarship. During the summer of 2014 Taylor interned with Chegg and made career partners by selling over $20,000 in revenue for coupon book ad sales.
Taylor was crowned Miss Jacksonville USA 2016 in March and will be competing in Miss Florida this upcoming July. As Miss Jacksonville, Taylor reaches out to local elementary schools and uses motivational speaking to encourage students to strive for the best. Taylor also focuses on showcasing local businesses through her social media platforms to help raise awareness for small local businesses in the Jacksonville community. Taylor recently launched her own channel, Taylor Winbush T.V. where she gives advice on hair, makeup, fashion and advice. She believes her channel is an outlet to influence women in a positive way. Her channel which was intended to be a hobby has now turned into a business. She does marketing and promotion videos for local businesses and has featured: Kaleidoscope Hair Studio, Dear Jane Boutique, and Belle of the Boulevard.
Taylor enjoys going to church, traveling, shopping, dancing, cooking, photography and spending time with her friends and family. Upon graduation she intends to travel the world as a T.V. personality and motivational speaker.