Miss Texas has been crowned the winner of Miss USA 2022 

Next Miss USA is R'Bonney Gabriel from Texas. Miss USA 2021 Elle Smith was crowned Gabriel on stage 

in the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada, on Monday night. 

She will take on the role of America at the United States at the Miss Universe pageant on January 14, 2023 at New Orleans. 

The win is a milestone in history 2022 marks the first time that Texas is presented in the Miss America pageant by Asian American women 

in both the Miss USA and Miss America pageants according to ABC News reported. 

During the Miss USA question-and-answer session, Gabriel discussed climate change. 

She also emphasized her belief that people are able to make a difference on the world through their work and lives.