MISS ACADEMY

For today’s life-prep and tomorrow’s coronation, MISS Academy is the first ever pageant training school for girls ages 13 to 27, where our pageant prep will also make you a life-pro! We offer hands-on training in all areas of pageantry, all under one roof. We’ll elevate your makeup, hair, and communication skills, polish up your poise and posture, re-work your wardrobe and get you strutting with confidence down any runway.

We invite you to enroll in one of our training platforms or join us at our MISS Happenings, all designed to upgrade your Manners, Image, and Style to claim your Success at every stage of life, with or without a crown.

Currently, we have two MISS Academy locations; one in Uptown Park in Houston, Texas as well as one in Los Angeles, California! But look out for another MISS Academy coming to a city near you.

OUR MISSION

To elevate the status of women in society, beginning on the individual level; showing them the entirety of their potential and giving them the tools to access and utilize it through pageantry.

OUR VISION

MISS Academy is committed to translating traditional values through pop culture. We envision a society in which every girl, across cultural borders can become her best self through life and image education, with hands on training in pageantry. Guiding young women globally to loving their individuality, discovering their talents, knowing how to best present themselves, and owning every aspect of who they are, MISS Academy will be synonymous with the history of female success.

OUR FOUNDERS

CRYSTLE STEWART

Crystle Stewart-Sebrechts is our founder and a beauty and etiquette enthusiast. Born in Texas, the former model and current TV and Film actress also holds the title of Miss USA 2008.Throughout her entertainment career she gained exclusive access to resources in the fashion and beauty industry. 

Crystle is certified in Etiquette Consulting by the International Etiquette & Protocol Academy of London and studied Consumer Science and Merchandising at the University of Houston. Her formal education combined with her celebrity resources has helped her create a unique and trendy environment for ladies to obtain skills of a lifetime.

MAX SEBRECHTS

A scholar and fashion model, Max Sebrechts is the co-founder of MISS Academy. Born in Belgium, Max has a Bachelors in Economics, furthering his studies in Italy and Beijing, before going on to complete his Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, California.

His international modeling career was kick started with an exclusive contract with IMG models in New York and then Ford Models in Los Angeles. Max’s business savvyiness, his keen sense of beauty and fashion and his European savoir-vivre adds a contemporary flare to MISS Academy.

ADVISORY BOARD

PAULA SHUGART

PRESIDENT OF THE MISS UNIVERSE ORG

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PAUL ANTHONY

CELEBRITY HAIRSTYLIST

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MARY E. BANKS

EXECUTIVE COACH

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MICHAEL HANNAH

BUSINESS CONSULTANT

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DEDE RAAD

STYLIST

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TODD KRIM

CELEBRITY PHILANTHROPIST

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MONICA LEWIS

ETIQUETTE EXPERT

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DR. PHI NGUYEN

PLASTIC SURGEON

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JOSH ROGERS

CELEBRITY FITNESS EXPERT

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ARQUELLA HARGROVE

BUSINESS COACH

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