kristen Bradford

About Us

Owner of Crown Diva, Kristen Bradford, attended Pepperdine University and obtained her BA in 2000 and MA in 2003. She competed in the Miss Oregon USA Pageant, placing as second runner-up in 1998 and 2001. She also went on to represent the city of Malibu at Miss California USA pageant and after several years behind the scenes as Choreographer, Stage Manager and Assistant Director, she became the Founder and Executive Director of Miss Malibu in 2005. In December of 2011, Kristen opened Crown Diva Boutique & Pageant Academy in the beautiful beach side community of Santa Monica. Crown Diva carries gowns from all of the top designers and the pageant academy provides top-notch instruction from experts in interview, runway, modeling, fitness, nutrition, and hair/makeup styling. Kristen also founded Miss Beverly Hills USA and Miss Santa Monica USA in 2012.


Kristen exclusively coached and dressed the last three Miss California USA winners as well as the current Miss California Teen USA and Miss USA.  Young women from around the country have come to California to train with Kristen.  Her past winners include:

Tami Farrell – Miss California USA 2009, Miss Malibu USA 2009
Nana Meriwether – Miss USA 2012, Miss Malibu USA 2008
Chloe Hatfield – Miss California Teen USA 2013, Miss Malibu Teen USA 2013
Cassandra Kunze – Miss California USA 2014, Miss Beverly Hills USA 2014
Brittany McGowan – Miss Nevada USA 2015, Miss Malibu USA 2013
Natasha Martinez – Miss California USA 2015, Miss Malibu USA 2014
Olivia Jordan – Miss USA 2015, Miss Oklahoma USA 2015, Miss Beverly Hills USA 2013
Nadia Mejia – Miss California USA 2016, Miss Malibu USA 2015
Athenna Crosby – Miss California Teen USA 2016, Miss Santa Monica Teen USA 2016