Kyra Kyles

JET magazine is proud to announce the launch of the JET Digital Beauty competition, increasing the odds for the women who always coveted the title of JET Beauty.

Since the publication’s inception in 1951, JET magazine always celebrated the beauty of African-American women in each issue. The JET Beauty of the Week has remained a favorite among readers throughout the years, and the publication is now expanding the franchise to the web to accommodate the growing number of online readers and social media fans.

“Our JET Beauty is consistently one of the top-ranked destinations on our site,” explained Kyra Kyles, Managing Editor for “We wanted to find a way to open up a new avenue to highlight gorgeous women of color and character, meanwhile allowing direct feedback from our visitors on who makes the cut.”

Those interested in competing for the new JET Digital Beauty contest must visit for the full submission guidelines. The JET magazine staff will select 10 beauties each month, and the guest judges for the month will select the final five who will compete for the overall title. will feature the lucky five finalists for public voting, and the overall winner will have a feature on the site for one month and will receive consideration from JET magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Mitzi Miller as a potential JET Beauty for the print edition. 

Photo Courtesy Of: JET