Joshua Raphael de Sequera, a 25-year-old model and son of former Supermodel and Binibining Pilipinas Maja/World 1992 Marina Benipayo, was appointed Mr. Manhunt Philippines 2022.
De Sequera, a student in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management at De La Salle College of Saint Benilde and a member of the university’s NCAA season 93 volleyball team, currently works as executive property analyst.
De Sequera, who grew up in Angeles, Pampanga, was the winner of Global Asian (Male) Model Philippines in 2019. Standing at 6’4” and with striking Pinoy looks, De Sequera is preparing hard and wants to give his best shot at the Manhunt International 2022 pageant to be held in the Philippines, from September 24 to October 1.
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Fil-Am model crowned Miss Earth Philippines 2022
Jenny Ramp, a Filipino-American beauty from Santa Ignacia, Tarlac, bested 37 other candidates and was crowned Miss Philippines Earth 2022 during a rainy Coronation final held at the Island of Coron, Palawan on Saturday.
Ramp, a 19-year-old BS Psychology student is a newbie in pageants having only competed in and finished as 3rd runner-up in Binibining KanLahi Festival 2022.
Ramp, who is a cross-between Shamcey Supsup and Celeste Cortesi, was trained by Rodgil Flores’s Kagandahang Flores beauty camp that has produced the Miss Earth Philippines for the last 15 consecutive years. She was crowned by outgoing Miss Earth Philippines 2021 Naelah Alshorbaji.
“The battle that I am facing is against myself. Every single day, I strive to be the better version of myself and during this pageant, I certainly battled myself. I dealt with insecurities. I felt alone. But this empowered me to do better, to do better for myself, for my family, for my friends, and for the environment,” Ramp answered when asked ‘what battle or battles she’s facing in life,’ during the Q&A portion.
Ramp’s elemental court of honor include Miss Philippines Air 2022 Jimema Tempra of Jasaan, Misamis Oriental, Miss Philippines Water 2022 Angel Santos of Trece Martires City, and Miss Philippines Fire 2022 Eryka Vina Talavera Tan of Legaspi City. Nice Lampad of Bayugan, Agusan del Sur was named Miss Philippines Eco Tourism.
Finishing among the Top 10 were Kiara Liane Wellington (Cebu City), Jennifer de Asis (Mandaluyong City) Micaela Legarda (Muntinlupa City) Jarizz Borcelas, (Sagay, Negros Occidental) and Jasmine Paguio (Toronto, Canada).
The 22nd Miss Earth Philippines was hosted by Robi Domingo. The judges included Evangeline Pascual, Michelle Bautista Tañada, Joyce Hufton, Artemio Manalo Abu, Eileen de Guzman-Reyes, Maria Grace Mansueto Lim, and Lorraine Schuck.