Savannah State University crowns new Miss SSU

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Football season's almost over, but homecoming has just arrived for some.

Thursday night, Savannah State University crowned Savannah native Jordan Riles Miss SSU. They honored the Savannah Arts Academy graduate at a special coronation ceremony. It's a dream come true for this hometown girl.

"It's overwhelming. This feels surreal tonight and so I'm just thankful to all the people that helped me to get to this point," said Riles.

Riles becomes the first homecoming queen from Savannah to win since 2001.

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