Last week, Donald Trump revealed the cast members for the new season of the popular NBC reality show, which will of debut on Sunday, February 12, 9/8c.
Among celebs this season will be 25-year-old former Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza competing for $250,000 in charitable donations.
Dayana Mendoza was born in Caracas, Venezuela and grew up in a very close family. Discovered at a bus stop at the age of 13, the goddess was soon doing catalog shoots for Max Mara and Costume Nacional. On July 13, 2008, Dayana Mendoza was crowned Miss Universe in Vietnam.
As Miss Universe, Dayana traveled the globe as an advocate to raise HIV/AIDS awareness by educating women about their own reproductive health. After handing over the Miss Universe reigns, Mendoza continued to promote HIV/AIDS awareness by working as a spokesperson for Population Services International. As part of her duties she traveled to Managua, Nicaragua, and visited hospitals to visit people with HIV.
On Celebrity Apprentice, celebrities compete to raise money for their favorite charities. Dayana Mendoza will compete to raise money for The Latino Commission on AIDS.
Dayana will be going up against former talk show host and comedian Arsenio Hall, model Cheryl Tiegs, American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken, Debbie Gibson, the Incredible Hulk himself – Lou Ferrigno, New Jersey Housewife Teresa Guidice, and Victoria Gotti.
See more photos from Dayana Mendoza’s Maxim shoot below as well as video from NBC.com: