Local radio host Kimberly Marquez will represent the Valley at Miss California USA this weekend.

Marquez, also known as Kimmie, hosts her own show weekdays on Q97.1. The Fresno native is Miss San Joaquin Valley and in the running for Miss California. The competition is December first through third in Long Beach.

Marquez stopped by Eyewitness News This Morning to share how she’s preparing for the big weekend and why she’s proud to represent the Valley. Good luck Kimmie!