funkadelicsoul : 
 
  16-year-old dancer Jada Pinkett was the first runner-up at the 18th annual Hal Jackson’s Talented Teens Pageant held in Chicago in 1988. Rapper LL School J presented Jada with her trophy. Jada, who represented her hometown of Maryland, went on to become a well-known actress and future wife of superstar actor Will Smith. The pageant winner, Kiya Winston of Chicago, faded into obscurity.

funkadelicsoul:

16-year-old dancer Jada Pinkett was the first runner-up at the 18th annual Hal Jackson’s Talented Teens Pageant held in Chicago in 1988. Rapper LL School J presented Jada with her trophy. Jada, who represented her hometown of Maryland, went on to become a well-known actress and future wife of superstar actor Will Smith. The pageant winner, Kiya Winston of Chicago, faded into obscurity.