Watch out universe, here comes Toowoomba's Jehsika

Jehsika Peacock is representing Toowoomba and curvy women in the Miss Universe preliminary rounds.
Jehsika Peacock is representing Toowoomba and curvy women in the Miss Universe preliminary rounds. Contributed

TOOWOOMBA model Jehsika Peacock is ready to take on the universe.

Well, the Miss Universe pageant that is.

Ms Peacock has been selected to take part in the first round of the massive beauty pageant starting this weekend at Doomben in Brisbane.

The young model said she was thrilled to be able to represent her home town at the event.

She said she would love nothing more than taking her passion for Toowoomba and its community all the way through the competition.

Jehsika Peacock is off to the Miss Universe competition.
Jehsika Peacock is off to the Miss Universe competition. Contributed

"Just being accepted into this is a massive deal and I am so grateful to have been given the opportunity," she said.

"I definitely feel that Toowoomba needs to be represented by a real woman with real passion for helping others.

"I am very passionate about Toowoomba's strong community."

Ms Peacock said she would be wearing Toowoomba-designed outfits during the evening wear, cocktail dress and bikini sections of the event.



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