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Donna S. Murrell

Donna Murrell is the proud CEO/Founder of Carolina Girls Rock Pageant LLC, Carolina Women Rock Pageant, and Donna Murrell Pageant Coaching. Recently added her accomplishments, an Amazon Best-Selling Author of the Image in the Mirror II, Anthology "Purpose, Promise, and Pageants.  She founded her own pageant business because of her love for making a difference in the lives of girls and women.   She and her fabulous team wants every girl and woman to realize that she can truly take hold of her dreams and goals while making them a reality; and the path begins with courage, faith, love for rself, and CONFIDENCE.  She also serves as a Pageant Coach, Judge, Emcee and Director for individuals, organizations, and pageant systems.  She coaches in all phases of pageantry from ages 5 to adults working with other pageant systems such as: National American Miss, National American Miss Nationals, Miss NC for America Strong, Miss Black USA, International Junior Miss, Sunburst Pageants, Miss NC India, American Royal Beauties, Mrs. USA Ambassador, Miss American Co-Ed, International United Miss, Miss USA Pageant, Teen Miss Earth, Miss Black Teen USA, Miss International Ambassador, Sunburst International and the Miss Universe Pageant systems.  Donna has more than 30 plus years in the fashion, event planning and entertainment industry.  She is a professional runway model and former owner for 14 years of Montezic Modeling Agency and State Director for Miss Black Teen USA Pageant. She also has extensive experience as a Model/Talent Agent, Casting Director, and Model instructor.  Mrs. Murrell currently travels judging for numerous pageant organizations, in which she thoroughly enjoys.  

"My passion, dreams and faith are the driving force behind everything I do and my dedication and commitment is reflected in my love for others!”

" Your SMILE is your logo, Your PERSONALITY is your business card.  How you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your trademark!"

Pageant Coach 

FaceTime /Face-to-Face /Group Training

Interview/Eveningwear Walk/Modeling/Introduction/Pageant Prep

Confidence Building/Attire Selection/Hair-Makeup Referrals/Talent Coach available 





GIRLS -  April 14, 2024

WOMEN -  February 24, 2024


CGR Queens 2022-2023

Princess - Deetya Akepta

Jr. Pre-Teen - Nevaeh Blakely

Pre-Teen - Randi Arrington

Teen - Annabelle Hazelwood


 CGR Queens 2021-2022 

Princess - Serenity Thompson

Pre-Teen - Randi Arrington

Jr. Pre-Teen - Londyn McDoom

Jr. Teen - Hailey McClellan

Teen - Divine Lesanga

CGRP 2020 Pageant

Cancelled Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

CGRP Queens 2019 - 2020 

Princess - Jurnee Bush

Jr. Pre-Teen - Micaiah Grier

Pre-Teen - Johnae Smith

Teen - Cloriesa Darden

 CGRP Queens 2018 - 2019

Princess - Victoria Cooks

Jr. Pre-Teen - Trinity Bush

Pre-Teen - Betiel Tecleberhan

Teen - Kira Crenshaw-McDaniels


ORDER TODAY!   Autographed Copy 

Image in the Mirror II - A Dream Deferred

Promise, Purpose, and Pageants