Jacqueline Nicole Deaner
is a beauty queen from Las Cruces, New Mexico
who has competed in the Miss USA
Deaner was crowned Miss New Mexico USA 2005 in late 2004. It was her first attempt at this title, although she had previously competed in the equivalent pageant in Texas. Deaner placed in the top twelve of the Miss Texas USA 2000 pageant and was a non-finalist in the 2001 and 2002 competitions. Deaner's first runner-up in the Miss New Mexico USA pageant was Casey Messer of Alamogordo, New Mexico, who would later win the Miss New Mexico USA 2007 title.
Deaner represented New Mexico in the Miss USA 2005 pageant broadcast live from Baltimore, Maryland in April 2005. She did not place in the pageant, which was won by Chelsea Cooley of North Carolina.
Deaner is a 1997 graduate of Eastwood High School and has studied marketing and management at the University of Texas at El Paso and the University of New Mexico.