The Miss USA Pageant is owned by Donald Trump and NBC Universal. The final night of pageantry will be broadcast live on NBC. The winner of the pageant will represent the United States at the 2014 Miss Universe Pageant.
'“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door'” is the quote Yvette lives by each day," according to her official pageant profile. "She has always been passionate about helping others by promoting her message of anti-bullying. Yvette will be graduating from Boise State University this December with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication with an emphasis on media studies. Yvette would like to thank all her family and friends for their great support as she starts this new journey."
She entered the pageant as Miss Boise State USA.
Bennett was first runner-up at the 2013 Miss Idaho USA competition.
If she is crowned Miss USA, she will become the first Idaho titleholder to wear the national crown.