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Coaching Testimonials

Cynthia Olavarria

1st Runner-up Miss Universe 2005

"For Grace with a lot of love. Thank you for all the teaching to help me improve to have my own light. God Bless."

Stefania Fernandez

Miss Universe 2009

"A lot of love for the best teacher in the universe! Grace, I adore you! Kisses!"

Dayana Mendoza

Miss Universe 2008

"Thank you for giving me the opportunity to know you. Thank you for believing in me. I love you Auntie Grace! Kisses!"

Genesis Concepcion

Nuestra Belleza Latina 2015

"Grace is a wonderful human being and I consider her my friend. She knows me and has given me the confidence to continue to peruse my dreams."

Toria Nichole

Miss Bahamas Universe 2015

"Thank you so much for everything! I feel more confident, excited, and secure in my win at Miss Universe!"

Anastagia Pierre

Miss Bahamas Universe 2011

"I didn't even realize I was missing something until you helped me find it, and for that I am forever grateful."

Debora Menicucci

Miss Venezuala World 2014

“Grace, I am happy to have been taught by you, you have a unique attitude and a way of teaching worthy of a Latina woman."

Catherine Castro

Nuestra Belleza Latina 2015 Finalist

"You are an unforgettable human, a woman full of life and above all things, full of wisdom. With you I lost my fears and insecurities."

Sara Guerrero

Miss Earth Guatemala 2015

"I learned how to delete negative energy by cleaning my inner being. Now, I feel more secure, have more confidence and above all have peace in my life."

Karina Ramos Leiton

Miss Costa Rica Universe 2014

"Many thanks for becoming part of my family during this time and for being more than just a mentor.”

Gabriela Graf

Miss Nueva Esparta 2013

“You have the attitude of a Hollywood actress and the elegance of the Queen of England."

Tomii Culmer

Miss Bahamas Universe 2014

"Grace, you are an amazing teacher. Thank you so much for opening up your home to me and giving me the knowledge that I needed."

Rosetta Cartwright

Miss Grand World Bahamas 2014

"I recommend anybody who wants to improve themself to train with Grace, because she will transform you into a completely different person for the better."

Amber Marie Collins

MIss New York USA 2011, Miss USA 2011 Top 15

"You are an exceptional lady who has so much love to give. Thank you for believing in me and giving me lots of love!!"

Regina Turner

Miss Connecticut USA 2011

"Although words cannot describe how amazing Grace Fontecha is, here is my best: Grace is a beautiful woman inside and out.

Ana Rodriguez

Miss Texas USA 2011, Miss USA 2011 3rd Runner-Up

"Training with you has been a life changing experience. Grace, you're not just a pageant and modeling coach, you are a life coach. It's an amazing feeling when you find someone to work with that truly wants what's bext for you!"

Rebecca Goldsmith

Miss Iowa USA 2011

"Grace Fontacha is not just a coach, she is a teacher, a mentor, and a friend. She did not come into my life only to help me develop my pageantry skills, she also helped me shape my life."

Brandi Schoenberg

Miss North Dakota USA 2011

"I was looking to take myself to a whole new level of competition for Miss USA 2011. I found exactly that with Grace! She prepared me mentally and physically for Miss USA with her detailed and personalized approach. I was re-born a new person with her help."

Anastagia Pierre

Miss Florida USA 2008, Miss Intercontinental Bahamas 2010, Miss Bahamas Universe 2011

"I must say that working with Grace gave me a brand new perspective on who I am, not only as a competitor and a model, but as a young woman."

Michelle Malcolm

Miss Bahamas Director

"I believe Grace Fontecha’s mother must have had a notion of who her daughter would become, because Grace truly personifies all that her name means: elegance, refinement, loveliness, polish, beauty, style, poise and charm. "

MacKenzie Green

Miss District of Columbia 2010

"I'm grateful that Grace Fontecha came in to my life. I feel blessed to have worked with her. She not only helped prepare me for Miss DC USA and Miss USA but she helped me come in to my own as a person."

Braneka Bassett

Miss Bahamas Universe 2010

"I appreciate you taking the time to get to know me and wanting to see the best in me. I love the woman I am and I thank you for that. You saw gifts inside of me and brought them out to the present."

Adriana Vasini

Miss International 2009; Miss World 2010, 2nd runner-up

"Thank you very much for helping me take out everything that I have inside of me. Kisses!"

Maria Milagros Veliz

Miss Venezuela World 2009

"A hug for that person who guided me to new wonders to make me better in my life. Thanks for helping me with my wonderful change not only in photos but also in my life. I love you!"

Marelisa Gibson

Miss Venezuela Universe 2009

"To Grace, with lot of love. Thanks for everything you taught me that will serve me the rest of my life."

Erica Nego

Miss Minnesota USA 2009

"Grace, thank you so much for all your help! I already feel prepared for Miss USA! I look forward to working with you more...you are a wonderful teacher and friend. Thank you again!"

Jacqueline Carroll

Miss Virginia Teen USA 2009

"Thank you so much for helping and giving me all of your advice. I appreciate all of your help and taking the time to work with me when you didn’t have to. You’re in my prayers."

Leslie McConn

Miss Minnesota USA Top 5 2009

"You are my angel, my “Aunt Grace”, my hero, most importantly one of my best friends. You have taught me how to smile from the inside. You will never know how much you have changed me, I could never thank you enough for all you have done. You are like a second mother to me."

Kelsey Stevens

Miss Ohio Teen USA 2009

"I had such an amazing experience learning from you because you didn’t just teach me how to act at a pageant but you taught me how to act in life. I learned so much in just one week and I am grateful for every moment."

Jessica Rafalowski

Modeling Contract with Next Miami; Miss Florida USA 2008

"I feel like a strong, beautiful, independent woman, and you helped bring out my uniqueness."