With a smile as radiant as a Caribbean sunrise, and eyes as bright as the twin stars of Gemini, Tekeira is both disarming and captivating. Only fifteen years old and a high school student at Tunapuna Secondary School on the island of Trinidad, she has already managed to balance academic pursuits with extra-curricular activities that make for a relatively well-rounded young lady. Many are already wagering that she has promise as a Miss Trinidad & Tobago, and ultimately a shot at Miss Universe.