Stars, They're Just Like Us

A Legendary Houston Pageant Coach Makes His Major TV Debut With Mama June and Honey Boo Boo

Catch "King of Queens" J.J. Smith on this season of Mama June: From Not to Hot.

06/15/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Theater

Miss Teen Makes World Premiere at Stages Repertory Theatre

“She was almost beautiful."

04/18/2016 By Doni Wilson

Beauty

The Coaching King of Pageant Queens

Meet J.J. Smith, Houston's pageant starmaker.

01/05/2016 By Steven Devadanam

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Despite Trump, Ylianna Guerra Brings Mexican Pride to Miss Texas

The new Houstonian, a native of McAllen, says she's competing to inspire girls from the Rio Grande Valley to dream big.

07/06/2015 By Jenae Sitzes