Miss America 2004 Ericka Dunlap and her husband, Brian Kleinschmidt from Nashville, Tennessee, finished in 3rd place last week on CBS’ The Amazing Race.
Ericka was born December 29, 1981 and is a native of Orlando. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida. While attending college at the University of Central Florida, she became a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
In 2004 she was crowned Miss America becoming the fifth African American woman to hold the title. Ericka was the first African American woman to be crowned Miss Florida.
Erica’s platform was “United We Stand, Divided We Fall Behind: Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion.”