Gulseth, a 20 year old from Geneva, Illinois, is a five foot nine
beauty with long brown hair and blue eyes.
is attending The University of Iowa where she plans to get her
Psychology and Bachelors in Elementary Education. She plans to work with children
and with their parents as well as staff members to improve children's well-being
by giving more personal assistance to those in need.
has a strong commitment to be involved with the community where
she spends much of her
free time serving the lives of others. She has over 550 hours of
community service through volunteering at a local hospital in Illinois, Big Brothers/
Big Sisters of America, Family Shelter Services, and The University of Iowa Dance
Marathon (Children's Cancer Foundation) where she is a Moral Captain Assistant
to lead others to help fight for a cure.
addition, Jill participates with her sorority, Pi Beta Phi, in
a philanthropy organization that
supports the fight against Crohns and Colitis diseases. In
October 2004, she ran the Zeta Tau Alpha (ZTA) 5K to raise money for Breast Cancer
Awareness and Education in honor of a family member and a good friend that has
fought this fatal disease. Therefore, she would further promote awareness of
Breast Cancer along with Ovarian Cancer during her reign because of these experiences.
Jill is not hitting the books or assisting in the community, she
enjoys being in front of the camera as a professional model.
In fact, she received the
Miss Photogenic award during the 2005 Miss Illinois USA pageant. Jill is a beautiful,
compassionate and loving woman who loves to run and keep an active healthy lifestyle.
Her other hobbies consist of soccer, volleyball, dancing and shopping.
will now prepare to represent The Land of Lincoln in Baltimore,
for the national title of MISS USA 2005 to be aired LIVE on NBC in April 2005.