Vera Lashay Morris


Vera Morris is currently residing in Cary, North Carolina. She is the daughter of Willie and Glessa Morris, Nashville, NC. She is a Consultant at Yardi Systems, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina and a Professional Model with Marilyn’s Agency, Greensboro, NC. She fulfilled her lifelong dream of becoming Miss North Carolina USA in 1998, and was awarded the Miss Congeniality award at the televised, Miss USA 1998 pageant. Vera was Miss Cary for America 2020 and placed 2nd runner-up in the Miss NC for America 2020 pageant. In September, she was appointed as United States of America’s Ms. North Carolina 2021. Vera competed in San Antonio, TX for the title of United States of America’s Ms. 2021 this past February with a platform called “Treasure Your Chest”, and will continue with this platform for the USOA Ms. 2022 Pageant. "Treasure Your Chest" was inspired by numerous brave and amazing women who were diagnosed with breast cancer. Her platform helps to bring awareness about the importance of early detection; advocates and focuses on fundraising for research and treatments as-well-as supports and recognizes people who have been affected by this life changing disease. Learn more about who Vera is and how you can support her today!


How to Support


People's Choice Voting!

Support Vera and her journey to become

United States of America’s Ms. 2022 by voting her for People's Choice! 

Voting closes on February 19, 2022 at 12:00 PM PST.

Only $1 per Vote

(You can select multiple increments of votes and vote multiple times a day). 

Proceeds from your VOTE(S) go to the Top 2 delegate's charity of choice. Vera's is the Pretty in Pink Foundation.

The overall winner will advance to the semi-finals!

 Thank you in advance for your support!

Sponsor or Donate Today!

Support Vera and her journey to become

United States of America’s Ms. 2022 by becoming a pageant sponsor or donor today!


Contact Vera at for more information.


Donations of any amount can be made using the following platforms:


Cashapp: Vera Morris ($payveemoney)

PayPal: Veranique Morris

Venmo: @Vera-Morris

Thank you in advance for your support!