Jordyn Akari Terukina Selected as 2017 Miss Western Los Angeles

The Venice-West LA JACL Chapter sponsors the Miss Western Los Angeles Court Candidate with the Venice Japanese Community Center. The 2017 Miss Western LA Court Candidate is Jordyn Terukina. Jordyn is 24 years old and graduated from California State University, Dominguez Hills in 2016 with a Bachelors degree in Health Science and Community Health. She currently lives in Cypress and works as a physical therapy rehabilitation aide at Atlantis Physical Therapy in Torrance. Jordyn was the 1st princess in the Nisei Week Baby Show when she was 3 years old and has wanted to be a part of Nisei Week since then. Congratulations to Jordyn on being selected as 2017 Miss Western LA, representing the Venice Japanese Community Center and Venice-West LA JACL chapter.

We thank Kazie Kame and Delcene Kuwata (from VJCC), Jean Ushijima (former West LA JACL board member), Shannon Tsumaki (2016 Miss Western Los Angeles) and Marisa Tamaru (2009 Miss Western Los Angeles and First Princess) for conducting the interviews and selected the 2017 Miss Western LA.