| 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
Miss Texas USA
| Ana Christina Rodriguez|
January 20, 1986 (age 29)
Laredo, Texas, U.S. (1986-01-20)
Miss Laredo USA 2006
Miss Webb County USA 2007
Miss Port Laredo USA 2008
Miss Central Texas USA 2009
Miss Central Laredo USA 2010
Miss Texas USA 2011
Miss Texas USA 2011
Miss USA 2011
Concordia University Texas
Ana Christina Rodriguez (born January 20, 1986) is an American beauty pageant titleholder from Laredo, Texas. On her fifth attempt at the statewide title, she was crowned Miss Texas USA 2011 and went on to be named third runner-up to Miss USA 2011.
Ana Rodriguez (Miss Texas USA) Wikipedia
Rodriguez first entered the Miss USA system of pageants in 2006. She was chosen as Miss Laredo USA and competed for the Miss Texas USA 2007 title, placing in the top 16 finalists and voted "Miss Congeniality" by her fellow contestants on June 25, 2006.
She won the Miss Webb County USA crown in 2007 and competed for the Miss Texas USA 2008 title where she was named second runner-up on July 1, 2007. The following year she was named Miss Port Laredo USA and competed for the Miss Texas USA 2009 title where she was named second runner-up on June 29, 2008. In 2009, competing as Miss Central Texas USA, Rodriguez was named first runner-up at the Miss Texas USA 2010 competition on September 6, 2009.
In 2010, Rodriguez won the title of Miss Central Laredo USA and competed at the Miss Texas USA 2011 pageant in Houston, Texas. Her fifth try proved to be the charm and she was crowned Miss Texas USA 2011 on September 5, 2010. Rodriguez is the first Laredo native to be named Miss Texas USA.
As Miss Texas USA, Rodriguez represented the state in a variety of events across Texas and around the United States. These included serving as the Grand Marshal of the Fiesta Flambeau Parade in San Antonio, meeting the troops aboard the USS Iwo Jima during Fleet Week in New York City, running the Rock 'n' Roll Dallas Half Marathon, and helping to construct the world's largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich at the Great American Peanut Butter Festival in Grand Saline, Texas.
Winning the Miss Texas USA 2011 title allowed Rodriguez to compete in Las Vegas for the national Miss USA 2011 title. During the competition, Rodriguez made international headlines for her interview competition response that the wives of politicians caught cheating on them should leave their husbands "and find a man who really loves you." She was named third runner-up during the nationally televised finals on June 19, 2011.
Rodriguez was born to Rosanna and Ivan Rodriguez in Laredo, Texas, on January 20, 1986. She has a sister, Elisa, and a brother, Mike. She is a 2004 graduate of Laredo's United High School. Rodriguez graduated from Concordia University Texas in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in communications. She has modeled for Seventeen, Pageantry, and Savvy magazines. Rodriguez works as a preschool teacher in Austin, Texas.