Mabelynn Capeluj is a student at Cal State University, Northridge majoring in Broadcast Journalism and minoring in Spanish-Language Journalism. She is expected to graduate in December of 2017. Aside from school, she is passionate about sports.

Mabelynn was Miss California USA 2013 and Miss Greater San Diego USA 2012. She represented California in the 2013 Miss USA pageant where she placed as a top 15 finalist. She currently works as a professional model in Los Angeles.

Mabelynn was diagnosed with Psoriasis at the age of 16. She uses her platform to spread awareness on the autoimmune disease. Since 2012 she has been working with the National Psoriasis Foundation. She hopes that her story can inspire others that beauty isn’t skin deep.