Savannah Janine “Savvy Shields” (born July 1, 1995) is an American beauty pageant titleholder from Fayetteville, Arkansas who was crowned Miss Arkansas 2016. On September 11, 2016, she was crowned Miss America 2017 by Miss America 2016, Betty Cantrell. Shields is pursuing a degree in fine arts and a minor in business at the University of Arkansas. After her reign as Miss America, she intends to return to the University of Arkansas and finish her senior year of college.
In the final round of the competition, Shields was asked about presidential candidate Hillary Clinton by judge Gabby Douglas. In her allotted 20 second response, she answered, “If you’re trying to be leader of the free world, everything you say and do matters and all of your actions are held to a higher standard. Both of the contestants have done a good job, but they also need to watch what they’re doing.”
She bested first runner-up Miss South Carolina 2016, Rachel Wyatt, for the 2017 Miss America title and was crowned by Miss America 2016, Betty Cantrell, on September 11, 2016. Along with the title of Miss America, Shields also won a $50,000 scholarship. Shields is the third Miss Arkansas to win the Miss America title.
|Biography Record Info
|Real Name||Savannah Janine Shields|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 8”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 53 kg
in Pounds- 117 lbs
|Breast Bra Size||35|
|Eye Colour||Hazel Blue|
|Date of Birth||July 1, 1995|
|Age (as in 2016)||21 Years|
|Birth Place||Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|Hometown||Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States|
|School||Fayetteville High School|
|College||University of Arkansas, Arkansas, USA|
|Educational Qualifications||Majoring in Fine Arts with a minor in business at the University of Arkansas|
|Family||Father– Todd (Professor of Political Science at the University of Arkansas)
Mother– Karen (works at Fayetteville Athletic club)
Sister– Not Known
|Hobbies||Singing, Jazz Dancing, cooking, doing workouts|
|Favorite Food||Brussel sprouts and salmon|
|Favorite Song||They Just Keep Moving the Line by Smash cast|
|Favorite TV Series||Smash (American Musical series)|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Nate Wolf (2016)|
Savvy Shields Top Interesting facts You Need to know:
- Does Savvy Shields smoke?: Not Known
- Does Savvy Shields drink alcohol?: Not Known
- She was born in Fayeteville, Arkansas and presently lives there with her parents.
- She graduated High School in 2013.
- At present, she is enrolled at the University of Arkansas, the same University where her father, Todd, has been the professor of Political Science.
- In an interview, Savvy revealed her secret dream to become a background dancer for Beyonce.
- Like every Miss America Contestant, she has a platform named- Eat Better, Live Better.
- In 2016, she became Miss Arkansas.
- On 11 September 2016, Savvy was crowned Miss America 2017.