Lena Coco Hunter is an Alaskan Native (Athabascan) who grew up in Los Angeles and Bakersfield. As a way to escape a troubled childhood she began modeling in LA and continues modeling to this day. She also acts & coaches models and pageant contestants.
Lena Coco has modeled in 7 countries and for hundreds of brands and thousands of bookings including Christian Louboutin, Tibi, Jason Wu, Chanel, Yigal Azrouël, Dillard’s, Nordstrom, Van Cleef & Arpels, Hyundai, Microsoft, and many more. She has appeared on Television in CBS’s Bold and The Beautiful, CSI: NY, & Comedy Central’s Tosh.O among other shows.
Crowned Miss New York United States 2018, Lena Coco placed top 15 at Miss United States. Her previous titles include Miss Manhattan US, Miss Hollywood USA, Miss Calabasas USA, Miss Los Angeles County USA, and Miss Photogenic at Miss California USA.
As Miss New York Lena Coco volunteered with many organizations throughout New York state. The majority of her service was with God’s Love We Deliver and Sweat for Smiles. GLWD is a New York based charity that focuses on improving the health and well-being of men, women and children living with serious illnesses by alleviating hunger and malnutrition. God’s Love We Deliver is a non-sectarian organization. Sweat for Smiles is a New York based organization which hosts themed fitness parties for various charities.
Moving forward in the pageant world Lena Coco is now the Contestant Manager for Miss Eco World and Miss Eco World International Pageants, a new pageant system geared towards promoting green charities and initiatives and empowering young women in all areas of their lives through service and self growth.