Kangela Guerrero, Montclair State University Student, and Radio Personality, to Vie for Miss New Jersey USA® 2024 Title

Written by on April 30, 2024

Montclair, NJ — May 1, 2024 — Montclair State University psychology student Kangela Guerrero is gearing up to compete for the coveted title of MISS NEW JERSEY USA® 2024. The highly anticipated pageant will unfold from June 21-23, 2024, at The Hilton Parsippany Hotel in Parsippany, NJ.

A multi-talented individual, the 22-year-old has proven her mettle both on and off the stage. Since 2022, she has been an integral member of 90.3 WMSC-FM, where her passion for broadcasting has flourished. Guerrero’s journey at the station began as a newscast for “The Morning Buzz,” the flagship morning show, before moving into the co-host position, where her charisma and on-air talent quickly captured the audience’s attention. Her year-long stint as a co-host solidified her reputation as a captivating host.

Guerrero’s commitment to broadcasting extends beyond the studio walls. She has participated in the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Conference and Awards for two consecutive years, gaining valuable insights and honing her skills. Furthermore, she contributed to WMSC’s coverage of Montclair Pride 2023, showcasing her dedication to community engagement and inclusive storytelling.

In early 2024, Guerrero took on a new role as a DJ, bringing her empowering show “The Feminine Diaries” to 90.3’s airwaves. With each episode, she uplifts and inspires her audience, addressing topics relevant to modern women and fostering meaningful conversations.

Supported by esteemed sponsors, including Costa Engineering Corporation, Lolita’s Mexican Cantina, Callejas Photos LLC, Julianne Barretoh Makeup, and 90.3 WMSC Radio, Guerrero is poised to make a lasting impression at the upcoming pageant. Her academic prowess, demonstrated by her presidency of the PSI CHI Psychology Honor Society and Cum Laude graduation in May of 2024, underscores her dedication to excellence in all endeavors.

Beyond her academic and broadcasting pursuits, Guerrero is a passionate advocate for Mental Health Awareness among adolescents and young adults, as well as women’s Cardiovascular Health. As she sets her sights on pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, she remains committed to amplifying her voice on important social issues.


Kangela Guerrero, MISS NEW JERSEY USA® 2024 Contestant.


Read the official Press Release below!

“Kangela Guerrero, 22, of Saddle Brook will compete for the title of MISS NEW JERSEY USA 2024 on June 21-23, 2024 at The Hilton Parsippany Hotel, Parsippany NJ. Miss Guerrero is the daughter of Karen Guerrero. She attends Montclair State University, her activities, and hobbies include learning about the entertainment industry through film & television, creating content for the official platforms of Montclair State University and as the creative strategist for Arugami Marketing, and hosting her radio show The Feminine Diaries on 90.3 WMSC under iHeart Radio. Her sponsors for the pageant are Costa Engineering Corporation, Lolita’s Mexican Cantina, Callejas Photos LLC, Julianne Barretoh Makeup, and 90.3 WMSC Radio. Other Interesting information about Kangela includes her academic success as president of the PSI CHI Psychology Honor Society of the Montclair chapter and graduating Cum Laude in May of 2024. Miss Guerrero also advocates for Mental Health Awareness for adolescents & young adults, as well as Cardiovascular Health for women. She strives to receive her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology in the next year, while also continuing her small career in radio and content creation on social media. The Miss New Jersey USA® and Miss New Jersey Teen USA® pageants are the Official Preliminaries to the Miss USA®| Miss Teen USA® pageants. The contestant chosen as Miss New Jersey USA 2024 will go on to represent the state of New Jersey in the 2024 MISS USA® pageant.”