Natalie Ann Goenaga will represent the City Beautiful as the newly crowned Miss Coral Gables USA during the Miss Florida USA pageant on July 16 at Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale.
Natalie is a 24-year-old communications graduate from the University of Miami. Growing up she attended Miami Palmetto Senior High School and was a company dancer for Dance Empire, as well as a working actress and model for Wilhelmina Models and Stellar Talent Agency.
Natalie has been featured in ads and commercials for brands like Macy’s, Royal Caribbean, Publix and Coca-Cola and was the host of the nationally televised Disney 365 on the Disney Channel.
While at the University of Miami, Natalie was a member of the National Broadcast Society, KAOS UM’s hip-hop team and a sister of Delta Gamma Sorority. She currently is a social media account executive at one of South Florida’s leading public relations firms, Kreps DeMaria PR & Marketing, and continues to pursue her passion for mentoring young women through the Junior Orange Bowl Organization where she has been a longtime member.