Corinne Missi was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon in 1995. At age 15, she moved to the United States to pursue her education. She recently graduated from Spring Hill College with a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Mathematics with a minor in Business Administration. She is a former college Basketball player and Track and Field athlete. In her spare time she is an amateur model and designer and enjoys reading books.
Corinne is the co-founder of SACAY Foundation, a Cameroonian non-profit organization that supports women and children in need in rural areas. Over the years, she has volunteered for health and education campaigns across different villages in Cameroon. Her platform for Miss Africa USA is focused on girls’ education and women empowerment. Corinne believes the female population is the essence of humanity as women are the backbone of society. She hopes to make a difference in as many African girls’ and women’s lives as possible through serving, leading, and empowering.