Take a trip down memory lane! Jesinta Franklin shares a sweet behind-the-scenes photo from her Miss Universe Australia days
She was crowned Miss Universe Australia more than a decade ago.
And Jesinta Franklin née Campbell took a trip down memory lane this week, sharing a look back at her time at the world famous pageant.
Jesinta, now 29, shared a sweet memory of her enjoying a meal with her competitors – Rosanna Purcell from Ireland and Tara Vaitiere from Columbia.
Looking back! More than 11 years since her time in the Miss Universe pageant, Jesinta Franklin née Campbell, now 29, has shared a sweet legacy with her competitors
“This was after the Miss Universe grand finale, the afterparty was in Las Vegas, but we were too young to go, so instead we celebrated in the hotel room together,” she said.
This isn’t the first time Jesinta has taken a trip down memory lane.
In June 2020, she shared some photos of herself in the pageant on Instagram.
At the time, she said she is “forever grateful” for the doors it has opened for her.
Jesinta admitted she would have forgotten the Miss Universe Australia 2010 pageant was over a decade ago if she hadn’t gotten a direct message on Instagram.
Forever grateful: Back then, Jesinta said she was “forever grateful” for the doors opened in her life since her time as a Miss Universe contestant
Memory Lane: Jesinta thought about winning Miss Universe Australia in 2010
“Hannah Vasicek sent me some pictures of both of us backstage together after I won the Australian pageant, she’s the beautiful blonde in some of the pictures,” she wrote at the time.
Jesinta said the photos “bring back so many memories” and was “eternally grateful” for the platform the election gave her.
Beauty contests get a bad wrap, but I will be forever grateful for this experience. It gave me a platform to build a career I could only dream of, meet great people and get me where I am today,” she wrote online.
Jesinta represented Australia in Miss Universe 2010, where she placed second.
Success: Jesinta has come to fame as one of Australia’s most recognizable models. She made her runway debut for David Jones in 2015
From strength to strength: The model went on to land lucrative fashion and TV deals, making her one of the most successful faces in the industry
After her stint on the election circuit, her career highlights include her catwalk debut for David Jones in 2015.
The model went on to make lucrative fashion and TV deals, making her one of the most successful faces in the industry.
Jesinta is now married to AFL star Buddy Franklin and the couple share one-year-old daughter Tullulah and three-month-old son Rocky.
Married: Jesinta is now married to Sydney Swans player and father of her two children, Buddy Franklin
Family: Buddy, with daughter Tullulah, one, and newborn son Rocky