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Crown U Productions

Meet the "Dream Team"

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K. Nicole Clark

CEO of Crown U Productions

K. Nicole Clark is a full-time wife, mother to four beautiful daughters, and a real estate agent.  In 2013, she watched her daughter, Jada, compete in her first-pageant Miss Teenage California.  And that is when her passion for pageantry blossomed.  She never would have imagined herself owning Miss Teenage California. Kay is dedicated to maintaining the legacy of Miss Teenage California with every fiber of her being.

Work Ph: 951-310-4053

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Jada Clark

Vice President of Productions

Jada is no stranger to pageantry.  At the age of 14, she entered her very first pageant, Miss Teenage California 2012, and was named 1st runner up. From there she continued to place over the next two years at MTCA. Eventually, she won the title of Miss North County Coastal Teen USA, in which she placed Top 20 at Miss California Teen USA. In 2015, she placed 3rd runner up and in  2016 1st Runner at Miss Nevada Teen USA! During Jada’s pageant career she maintained a 4.2 GPA so she decided to take an early placement that resulted in her graduating high school at the age of 15. She went on to graduate from USC in 2019 with her Bachelor's in Health and Human Sciences with a minor in Healthcare Studies (Pre-Med)


Together, Jada and K. Nicole have coached the former Miss Teenage California 2011, Bianca Vierra, who went on to win our title of Miss Brea Canyon Teen USA and a state title in the Miss USA system. In addition, training our former Miss Corona Regional Teen USA Melanie Mitchell who also won Miss California Teen USA 2015! We are so excited to meet all of the contestants vying for the title of Miss Teenage California!!

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Vanessa J. Simmons

Creative Director

Vanessa J. Simmons is the 34-year-old mother, actress, and television personality best known for starring alongside her family and her father Joseph Simmons, known as “Rev Run”. The Simmons family is best recognized for the hit show “ Runs House”  which first aired on MTV  in 2005. The family show “ Run’s House” was such a great success that MTV created a spin-off “Daddy's Girls” that showcased the hard work and dedication Vanessa and Angela Simmons put into the design and business of “Pastry”, a sneaker company created by the girls which turned into a fashion empire with over 75 million dollars in sales. Vanessa’s ambition and love for fashion resulted in her working as the host for Lifetime's “Project Runway: Threads” in 2014.


Vanessa’s love for Pageantry began at 17 competing at “Miss NY American Coed” and eventually led her to become Miss New York United States Teen in 2002 where she placed in the top five at the Miss United States Teen Pageant, Vanessa also represented the United States at the Miss Model Of the World International Pageant in China (2004), Amongst 52 other countries, Vanessa was set to represent the United States at Miss Intercontinental in 2006 but Truth be told Vanessa had to forfeit her title to begin television production on her family's TV show “ Run’s House”.


Vanessa has always held the world of pageantry close to her heart as it was such an empowering tool for her as a young woman. Being a busy mother and entrepreneur, her goals in life are to inspire,  encourage, and motivate young women from diverse cultures to be all they can be. As a  Creative Director of “Miss Teenage California Scholarship Pageant”, working alongside CrownU Productions, Vanessa hopes to bring attention to this wonderful experience and teach young women to discover the beauty within themselves because “real beauty starts inside and radiates on the outside”.



Gail Bowman

Official Photographer & Talent Manager

Gail Bowman, a self-taught Fashion Photographer has a creative eye for the modern, edgy side of photography. She likes to catch the unique element in every shot she takes. Whether it's fashion, Portraits, or commercials Gail can make your vision happen. Our newly crowned Miss Teenage California and California’s Miss will win an exclusive package with our world-renowned Official Photographer, model/talent manager Gail Bowman. Gail has worked with prestigious celebrities, NFL Cheerleaders, Vogue models, the Dance Moms cast, Miss USA (Olivia Jordan), Miss Universe (Olivia Culpo), and a host of state title holders.


Jo Marie

Official MUA

Jo Marie or "The Jo Glow" is passionate about her craft and is the new Lead Brand Ambassador for Estee Lauder.  She truly knows how to make our contestants look and feel their best.

Awarded Inland Empire's Best Makeup Artist 

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Oscar Toscano

Official Videographer

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Oscar is an expert at capturing the true beauty of pageantry. 

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