Miss Ekiti Lola Abeni Adeoye beat 18 other contestants to emerge winner of the 2016 Miss Nigeria USA. The pageant took place on May 28 at the Symphony Space Theater in Manhattan. Lola, with no hair, beat other stunning ladies with ‘good hair.
Lola Abeni Adeoye is a 2014 alumna of the School of Communications, Howard University. Immediately following graduation, Lola entered Howard University School of Law, where she’s currently a 3rd year JD/MBA student.
At Law School, Lola has the pleasure of serving as the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Students Association and Graduate Student Assembly Secretary.
She has had the pleasure of taking several intellectual property related courses which has solidified her interest in becoming an Entertainment Attorney.
This past semester, she was honored to be a Student Attorney in the Intellectual Property and Trademark Clinic at the Howard Law Clinical Center, which gave her the experience needed to be selected as an intern in Viacom’s Business and Legal Affairs Department for BET Networks this summer.
Outside Law School, Lola loves to serve her community through various avenues, including her church home Graceland Bible Faith and her beloved sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
As Miss Nigeria USA 2016, Lola’s year of service will focus on her platform- Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention; an issue dear to her heart.