Jennifer Maureen Shaughnessy To Compete In Miss Tennessee USA

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Jennifer Maureen Shaughnessy
Jennifer Maureen Shaughnessy

Jennifer Maureen Shaughnessy, 24, Miss Chattanooga USA, will compete for the title of Miss Tennessee USA 2015 on Oct. 2, 3 and 4, at the Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tn.

Miss Shaughnessy is the daughter of Daniel and Jaquelyn Shaughnessy.  She graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a bachelor's in Psychology. She is co-owner of Property Professionals LLC with her brother Patrick Shaughnessy, and business partner Steven Jones. She is also a spokesmodel for Acura.

Her hobbies include yoga, reading, hiking, traveling, biking, volleyball and trampoline dodgeball with Chattanooga Sports League.

She is a passionate advocate for local business, and business owners.
She is proud to be from Chattanooga and loves her alma mater, UTC.  Her favorite place to travel is South Africa, and she speaks conversational Afrikaans. In the future she dreams of starting multiple businesses, as well as helping other individuals to start their own businesses. Her wildest dream is to one day appear on Shark Tank as a contestant or better yet as a shark.

The Miss Tennessee Teen USA and Miss Tennessee USApageants are the official preliminaries to the Miss Teen USA, Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants and are a Donald J. Trump venture.

The young woman chosen as Miss Tennessee USA 2015 will go on to represent the state of Tennessee in the 2015 Miss USA pageant, seen live on national television, one of the most anticipated events of the year.

Jennifer Maureen Shaughnessy May be reached at (423)309--6534 or

Jennifer Maureen Shaughnessy
Jennifer Maureen Shaughnessy

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