Former Miss Black and Gold wins 2023 Ms. New England Petite pageant


GSU graduate Kimberly Campell is Miss E

Kimberly Campbell, a Grambling State University graduate, won Ms. New England Petite 2023 and is heading to compete for Ms. Petite USA.

Campbell is a Fall 2010 member of the Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. During her time at GSU she became a member of Phi Gamma Mu honor society and Earl Lester Cole Honors College.

While attending GSU, Campbell won the 2011 Miss Black and Gold pageant. This sparked her pageantry career as she would go on to take first runner-up in Miss Celebrity Spotlight Grand Supreme and the Miss Universal Diamond of the World.

After graduating from Grambling State University with a bachelor’s in psychology, Campbell went on to Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

She graduated from Lesley with a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling before continuing to pursue her passions as a mental health advocate.

Campbell, the 2011 Miss Black and Gold, earns her undergraduate degree in psychology at GSU.

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide.

Campbell used this quote in her pageants and leads into the advice she gave students looking to follow in her footsteps.

“The sky is another level not the limit … The world is bigger than Grambling, but Grambling is preparing you to take on the world,” she said.