Kimberly Gordon

Miss Rolling Hills

Name:   Kimberly Gordon                                                                                     

Local Title:  Miss Rolling Hills                

Hometown:   Brooksville, MS                                                      

Platform:      Project Me, Project You: Raising Awareness to Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Talent:   Pop Vocalist

What college did you attend, or are currently attending?   University of Mississippi

What is your major?         Psychology (Pre-Med)                                                                                                       

What is your scholastic ambition?       After graduation, I plan to attend medical school.                                                                                                                                             

List scholastic honors:    Inducted into Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Lambda Delta, The National Society for Collegiate Scholars Honor Societies

Greatest non-academic accomplishment:   Winning Ole Miss Idol

What is your favorite style of music?    Anything Beyoncé sings

What is your favorite movie genre and why?  My favorite movie genre is action because action movies are full of thrills and excitements.                                                                                                                        

What is your favorite gadget?  I do not have a favorite gadget

What is your favorite blog?         I do not have a favorite blog

What is your favorite place to visit?     My grandma’s house         

What is your favorite food?   Sweet Potato fries

If you were on a deserted island, what book would you want with you?          SALVAGE THE BONES by Jesymn Ward                                                                                                                                                         

Do you twitter?       No                                                                                            

What is your favorite?  

Sport:   Basketball                                           

Sports Team:   Golden State Warriors

Actor:   Keanu Reeves           

Actress: Angelina Jolie    Television Program:        Spongebob Squarepants                          

Wardrobe Accessory:     A hoodie and sweatpants                          

Thing to do on a weekend:    Watching all my favorite anime shows

Way to spend a day off:    I spend my days off preparing for the next day.

What is your hometown like?    My hometown is very small which allows for the majority of the community to have a family-like closeness with each other.                                                                                                                                    

What were you like when you were a child?   I have been told that I was a fun child to be around because I was loving and almost always laughing.

Who is the most influential person in your life?     My mom is the most influential person in my life. She is so sweet, selfless, and inspires me to always do my best.

What is the one thing about you that people you meet may not immediately realize?   People never realize that I am a very shy, reserved person because I am friendly and enjoy            talking and listening to anyone who wants to talk to me.                                                                                 

Describe one defining moment in your own life, other than winning your local title:   Winning Ole Miss Idol was a very important moment for me. I had competed two times before and it was rewarding to see how much I had improved.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

What is one important thing you have learned from being in the Miss America Program?   I have learned to not give up just because things are hard. If I feel that something is hard, I know that I must work even harder to turn my dreams into a reality.

If you are crowned Miss Mississippi, what do you want to accomplish during your Year of Service?               As Miss Mississippi, I would not only want to raise awareness for Body Dysmorphic Disorder, but I would be able to serve my state and show the world why I am proud to call Mississippi my home.                                                                                                           

What is your secret wish or dream?    My dream is to one day share a stage and sing a song with Beyoncé.                                                        

I’m motivated by:  The love, support, and sacrifices my family make for me motivate me to give my best in every situation.                                                                                                                                

Is there a personal connection that made you pick your personal platform?  Growing up, I battled with loving myself. Through this platform, I can help others have the confidence to love themselves too.                                                                                                                      

What do you think has been the most significant event in your lifetime?   Competing at the International Thespian competition allowed me step outside of my comfort zone and helped me realize the love I have for performing on stage.                                                                                                                                                                       

The one thing I can’t live without:         My family and friends         

My best friend would describe me as:    My best friend describes me as compassionate, selfless, goal-driven, and courageous.                                   

Something interesting about my family:   Both my mom and dad come from a large  family, but I am an only child.

Funniest or most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to me:  The most embarrassing thing that has happened to me is the time I tripped and almost fell in front of the student union at my school.                                                                                                                                   

One thing I’d like to try that is out of character for me:     I would like to go to the beach and learn how to use a water jet pack and a water jet bike.                                                                                                           

Do you have any pets? If so, what kind and tell us their names:  I have a Chihuahua, and her name is Snowy.