19-year old Bodine Koehler Peña was crowned Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2012 during the conclusion of a live televised event held at the Centro de Bellas Artes Luis Ferré in San Juan. Standing 1.82 m in height, Bodine has been modeling since age 13 and speaks four languages. She has Dutch and Dominican ancestry, making her a true “universal” beauty. She will represent Puerto Rico in the Miss Universe 2012 pageant to be held in Mexico.
The 1st runner-up was Vanessa de Roide, Miss Carolina, who will compete in the Miss Intercontinental 2012 pageant; Gabriela Berrío from Toa Alta was the 2nd runner-up and will represent the Island in the Miss Supranational 2012 competition in Poland; Jennifer Guevara, Miss Arroyo will go to Miss Continente Americano 2012, and Miss Aguas Buenas, Nadyalee Torres, will compete in Top Model of the World.
Miss Aguada, Shaleyka Vélez, was the 5th runner-up.
Miss Universe Puerto Rico: Rio Grande, Bodine Koehler Peña (to Miss Universe 2012)
1st runner-up: Carolina, Vanessa De Roide (to Miss Intercontinental 2012)
2nd runner-up: Toa Alta, Gabriela Berríos (to Miss Supranational 2012)
3rd runner-up: Arroyo, Jennifer Guevara (to Miss Continente Americano 2012)
4th runner-up: Aguas Buenas, Nadyalee Torres (to Top Model of the World)
5th runner-up: Aguada, Shaleyka Vélez