Meet the guests of the 2021 Arizona Black Rodeo! Each year, we invite community members to participate in the event and to help us celebrate. We honor our Grand Marshals for their leadership, as they kick off the event in a ceremonial parade.


Pageant Queen

Abby Charles

Miss Tucson 2021

    Arriving from a small island at a young age, Abby Charles always had big dreams. This Bermudian-Mexican-American has accomplished so much in her few years in the states. Besides preparing to compete for the Miss American title, she is about to take on her biggest challenge: a global public motivational speaking tour called The Reset Tour.

The pillars of The Reset Tour are: Vision Declaration; Baggage Release; Altering Rhythms; Purposeful Living; and Processing Patience. By sharing her knowledge, rooted in faith, she hopes to inspire young women all across the world to live their highest potential. 

Phase one of this journey started in her home town of Tucson, Ariz. Phase two is to tour Great State 48, Arizona. Phase three, visit all 50 states in one year. Finally, Phase four is to visit all seven continents. She will showcase her visits on her new series "Wonderful World."

The University of Arizona graduate received a bachelor's in nutritional sciences/dietetics.

Learn more at: theabbycharles.com.



Hiphop/R&B Artist

     J.Friday is from Tulsa, Okla. He fell in love with music from the love his family had for music. His musical genres include Hiphop, R&B, Country and Blues.

     "Never in a million years would I have thought that I would make music for everyone, and I'm blessed to say that I am able to make music that has reached higher levels that I expected."

     His songs include: "I'm From Oklahoma"; "Countryboy Swag"; "Northside of Tulsa"; and "On The Road."