The focus of the Competition of Black College Queens is to provide great opportunities for these young women attending our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and help the better prepare for the future, as well as gain self-awareness, self-confidence, individual pride, pride for their institution and a greater social awareness overall. Each of the college queens in the competition represents the leadership and reigning queen of the HBCU they represent. In this series of competitions, our queens demonstrates their unique talents and skill sets, to the point of one finalist and ultimate college queen of the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame.

1986-1987

Melanie Rainey (deceased)
Chicago State University

1987-1988

Shari Love
Prairie View A & M University

1988-1989

Guy Spears
Alcorn State University

1989-1990

Semora T. Johns
Albany State University

1990-1991

Sharron Jenkins
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

1991-1992

Faedra Chatard
Spelman College

1992-1993

Jujuan Williams
Philander Smith College

1993-1994

Chelle Luper Wilson
Langston University

1994-1995

Christie Bradford
Fayetteville University

1995-1996

Trenace Fayton
Elizabeth City State University

1996-1997

Robbyn Manning
Tennessee State University

1997-1998

Navasha Boxley Collins
Morgan State University

1998-1999

Juanica Robinson Reynolds
Talladega College

1999-2000

Michelle Robinson Wilkins
Tennessee State University

2000-2001

Megan Richmond
Jackson State University

2001-2002

Chinai J. Hardy
Stillman College

2002-2003

Darcie Chism Finch
Fisk University

2003-2004

Samantha Thomas
Lincoln University of Missouri

2004-2005

Tameka J. Wilson
Bowie State University

2005-2006

Kendria Biley
Albany State University

2006-2007

Erica-Christina Little
Savannah State University

2007-2008

Orna-Charece Jones
Tennessee State University

2008-2009

TaNisha Fordham
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

2009-2010

Kendall Nicole Isadore
Howard University

2010-2011

Adrian Love Pruett
Howard University

2011-2012

Ashleigh Taylor
Tennessee State University

2012-2013

Jasmine Mathews
Spelman College

2013-2014

Cayla Cowherd
Virginia Union University

2014-2015

Elisa Thomas
University of the Virgin Islands

2015-2016

Dontia Y. Barrett
Winston-Salem State University

2016-2017

Che-Raina Warner
University of the Virgin Islands

2017-2018

Crystal Autumn Brooks
Fisk University

Wanesia Francis
Albany State University

Lateefah McKee
Benedict College

Aminata Seye
Bethune-Cookman University

Rashida Williamson
Clark Atlanta University

Michaela J. Rose
Delaware State University

Crystal Autumn Brooks
Fisk University

Ayauna Ellis
Fort Valley State University

Keylai’ Boughton
Huston-Tillotson University

Zenovia Hawkins
Jarvis Christian College

Kyara Little
Langston University

Brandi C. Gourdine
Livingstone College

Trakeisha Millbrook
LeMoyne-Owen College

Sikudhani McCowan-Udumifu
Lincoln University of Missouri

Nile Garner
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

Kalin Tate
Morehouse College

Catera Fenderson
Talladega College

Kayla Smith
Tennessee State University

De’Aira Johnson
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Angelique Flemming
University of the Virgin Islands

Da’Shunnda Hayward-White
Virginia State University

Jordan Reaves
Winston-Salem State University