Ms. Elite Cosmos
All about Darlene…..
Darlene is the reigning Ms. Elite Cosmos International 2021. She has been involved with every aspect of pageantry for over 50+ years including judging, coaching, and pageant staff assisting. She and her daughter Breanna, whom is a former national pageant title holder, appeared in several episodes of TLC’s, “The King of the Crown” that follows several pageant winners in the state of South Carolina.
Darlene has also appeared as an extra in several TV shows and movies. She’s appeared in many publications promoting Myrtle Beach tourism and she also appeared in a GoPure beauty ad a few years ago. Darlene resides in Chapin, South Carolina with her husband of 33 years, Richard. She has one daughter, Breanna, and two precious grandchildren, Ari and Jacob. For the past 21 years, she has rescued abandon cats in her community and built a small cat sanctuary where she currently houses 14 rescues. Her platform, “Why Buy Love When You Can Rescue It” bringd awareness to spay and neutering pets, TNR (Trap, Neuter, Return program), and “Adopt don’t Shop” Topics. Darlene has maintain a community blessing box for the past three years that provides food and personal items to families in need in her community.
Darlene is a third generation owner in her family’s 58 year old business Boozer Shopping Center, that is home to 53 local businesses as a property manager. Darlene is looking forward to her reign as Ms. Elite Cosmos International 2021 by bringing more Elite ladies into the pageant arena. She hopes to encourage them not to fall into the “over the hill at 50” concept because she says that “Golden Girls are just starting to climb up their second hill after 50💋.”