Miss Jamaica Universe 2010 Yendi Phillipps has her eyes set on winning the 2010 Miss Universe crown come Monday, August 23 when the pageant finale takes place in Las Vegas, USA with Ex-Poison rocker Bret Michaels and NBC anchor Natalie Morales playing host for the event.

Only a few days away from her 25th birthday, the multi-talent beauty with a heavenly and engaging personality first took into authorized custody, in 2007, Jamaica’s and the World’s attention as Miss Jamaica World, and the country’s representative in the Miss World pageant in Sanya, China. Yendi nabbed her slot in history and became a finalist in all fast track events of the pageant, placing 6th overall and being named by dimewars.com “5th on a list of the sexiest black women alive”

After the 2010 preliminary competition last evening, August 19, the dazzling beauty is among top favourites to walk away with the Miss Universe 2010 title. The passion and the determination to win the Miss Universe 2010 title can not only be seen in Yendi’s eyes but also in her actions.

After 2 years as host of the popular Jamaican TV talent show Digicel Rising Stars, the replica of American Idol, the beauty snatched a 6 month modelling contract in South Africa, doing print, commercial and runway modelling, inducing Pepsi’s international ‘Refresh’ TV ad campaign. On her return to her home soil she had a new goal in sight- Miss Jamaica Universe.

Jamaica is currently numb with anxiety, voting at every click for its Miss World Veteran, professional dancer, model, television host and most beloved beauty queens. Will she be Jamaica’s first ever Miss Universe? It’s very likely!

How do you vote for Yendi Phillipps? First you will need to sign up on the missuniverse.com page, an activation link will be sent to the email address provide. You will need to go in your email click the activation link. From there click on contestants, scroll down look for Jamaica/Yendi Phillips and rate her ‘5 stars’.