Vera Morris is currently residing in Cary, North Carolina. She is a Consultant at Yardi Systems, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina, and a Professional Model with Marilyn’s Agency, Greensboro, NC, and MMG, New York City. She is an Anchor & Broadcasting IG Host for Beauty Queens Galore, The Pageant Resource, and a Styling Host for StyleFinder Boutique. Vera received her Associate of Arts degree from Peace College in Raleigh, North Carolina, and a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from the University of Georgia.

After losing a family member and other friends to breast cancer, in 2015, Vera became an Ambassador for Susan G. Komen, in which she would raise awareness about breast cancer and speak at events. She was an Honorary Chairperson for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Charlotte, NC, where she was marketing events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and attending fundraiser events. She is also an Ambassador for the Pretty In Pink Foundation, Raleigh, NC, and a Certified Community Ambassador for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Vera founded Treasure Your Chest Inc. to provide funding to help uninsured women get mammograms. She also started the “Treasure Your Chest” blog in 2021, featuring stories from women and men who were impacted by breast cancer. She received the 2023 Heartfelt Fashion Host of the Year Award in Charlotte, NC. Vera is a former Miss North Carolina USA 1998 and was awarded Miss Congeniality at the televised Miss USA 1998 pageant. Vera competed in Round Rock, TX, in September 2022, winning the prestigious Ms. United World 2023 title. She is now the United World Pageants International Queens and Delegates Coordinator.