The Many Faces of Jill Stevens

Miss Utah First Woman Finisher in 2006 Afghanistan Marathon 

Call Me a Medic 

Jill Stevens: Sargeant, Utah Guard member, marathon runner and–Miss Utah?
Read on to see the many faces of Jill Stevens, jack of all trades.
Jill Stevens can look like a tough and gritty soldier one day and a beauty queen the next.

As a sergeant in the Utah National Guard, she’s a combat medic who spent a year in Afghanistan patching up injured troops back in 2004 and 2005.

This past Friday, the 24-year-old self-described “electric” person, nicknamed “Smiles,” was crowned Miss Utah.


It’s still settling in,” Stevens said on the phone Monday.

Last year Stevens competed as Miss Southern Utah University in the Miss Utah Scholarship Pageant, finishing as second runner-up. In May she graduated from SUU with a degree in nursing. Last February the Kaysville resident was crowned Miss Davis County before being named Miss Utah last week.

Jill Stevens embarks on her next phase as Miss Utah

Stevens, has announced several new goals she plans to accomplish soon. Stevens announced to the Davis County Commissioners that she wants to get Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training into every high school in the United States.

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Jill Stevens: Miss Utah, Sargeant, Marathon Runner: The Many Faces of Jill Stevens 


Jill Stevens: Miss Utah, Sargeant, Marathon Runner: The Many Faces of Jill Stevens

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