HOUSTON – Marinda Frugѐ is the 2013-2014 Miss Texas Southern University. She is a junior, majoring in Accounting from Houston, Texas. Marinda aspires to be a lifetime mentor, as well as pursue a joint degree in the disciples of Juris Doctor (JD) and Master’s of Business Administration (MBA). Her campus involvement includes serving as a member of the National Association of Black Accountants and the Collegiate Chapter of 100 Black Women. Marinda has achieved the following honors and awards: Thomas F. Freeman Honors Scholar; Jesse H. Jones School of Business Distinguished Scholar; President’s List Honor Roll; Miss Jesse H. Jones School of Business 2012-2013. In addition, she was also crowned Miss Black and Gold 2012-2013.During her reign as queen, Marinda’s platform is titled “S.O.S.” which stands for “Sustaining Our Successors.” Through this initiative she plans to build younger urban generations through mentoring and instilling the values of leadership, scholarship and giving back to the community.