BIO: Janine Tugonon (Philippines) - Miss Universe 2012

Miss Universe 2012 Profile Philippines Janine Tugonon

Miss Universe Philippines 2012

Janine Tugonon

Raised in Balanga City in the province of Bataan, 23 year old Janine Mari grew up with her mother, sister and grandparents. She spent her childhood going to the farm with her mother and the markets with her grandmother. An adventurous spirit, Janine enjoys hiking and climbing mountains. She also loves to travel, cook classic Filipino dishes and she's a big fan of actor Matthew Gray Gubler from Criminal Minds.

Tugonon stands 5'9" tall and is an avid trader who is fond of making candies, or “pastillas”, that she then sells to friends and family. She hopes someday to work as a social entrepreneur. She believes that our compassion for the world should start within.

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