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Finalist No 6

Jamela-Renee Mcknight-Calliste 





Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship



Sickle Cell Society

IG: @jamelarenee.c

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Jamela-Renee McKnight-Calliste is a diligent, committed, and amiable individual who prides herself in her accomplishments so far in life. This includes being a musician for over 10 years, playing the Saxophone and Viola; raising over £500 for cancer research UK through doing sponsored Burpees and being nominated for apprentice of the year in her profession. Studying A Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship and consistently attending the gym while recently completing a Personal training course of her own accord, Jamela-Renee shows how well she can commit, stay organised and also process and share information. Taking up the personal training course is a way for Jamela-Renee to utilise her passion to help improve others' health and confidence and doing this alongside all her other commitments make her a unique role model to those like her, who want to achieve big in uncommon professions for women of colour. Over everything, Jamela-Renee's main aspirations at this current stage is to challenge boundaries / stereotypes to help and show what can be achieved, even from the unexpected. She plans to complete her degree apprenticeship in Civil engineering and travel with work, while also still making time for modelling where she aims to bring a unique look while staying true to herself and publishing online workout classes or fitness programmes to assist people reach their dream physique or health goals.

"The People's Champion" award is sponsored by:


To vote Jamela-Renee Mcknight-Calliste as your favourite
Miss Caribbean UK 2023

The Finalists with the most public votes will be presented with the “The People’s Champion” crown and sash and a gift basket filled with Design Essentials products will be presented during the Grand Final. 


MCUK 2023 Photoshoot

Sunday 2nd July 2023


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