Mrs. Hawaii 2019 Jennifer Bugarin
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Jennifer Bugarin, is a dedicated wife and mother to her two sons Ashton and Nainoa and have been happily married to husband Chris the past 12 years. As a busy mom and career woman, Jennifer manages to balance her career, volunteer work, kids schooling and motherhood readily thanks in part to a great support system by her family, friends and husband. To add to an already busy schedule Jennifer took on the challenge to participate in a pageant for married women,The 2019 Mrs Hawaii State pageant. She emerged winning the state title on April 14, 2019 and her life has changed dramatically since being crowned.
Jennifer has much to be proud of regarding her career as a Honolulu Police officer. She was awarded and recipient of bronze medal of Valor in the Honolulu Police Department in March of 2018 for saving a suicide male. One of HPD’s highest honors.
She was also nominated for Police Officer of the Year in May of 2018. Jennifer was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant with the Police department.
She works closely with founder/director of ALEA Bridge, and the All is Well foundation and other non-profit organizations to reverse the trend of homelessness, at risk, and severely low income people in the community. She is also passionate in helping people in abusive relationships, children who have been neglected.
Through her reign as Mrs. Hawaii her goals and dreams are to launch her platform program called Serving and Protecting Everyone through Awareness and Kindness – abbreviated SPEAK. The SPEAK program will be an inspirational and motivational program to assist the people of Hawaii.
Her plan as Mrs. Hawaii is to also visit young people in schools and talk to young men and women in the community to believe in themselves and that you can accomplish anything in life.
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