Teque'ila Lewis is a native of Houston, Texas and the reigning 2016-2017 Miss Black & Natural Texas.
She has a Bachelors of Communication Studies from Prairie View A&M University with a minor in English and is a member of the Zeta Iota Chapter of Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority.
Ms. Lewis will also be graduating with a Masters of Business Administration in 2017 from Strayer University with a focus in Management.
She has written for several award winning newspapers and magazines, is a published poet and currently runs her own website called Black Queen Talks focusing on Black conscious news, culture and knowledge.
Her goal is to enlighten the Black community in hopes of connecting cultures across the African Diaspora for social and economical rising.