Branden Cruz from Florida was elected Mister Universe USA in 2018. He went on to represent the United States at international modelling competition – Mister Universe (Men Universe Model) held in Dominican Republic.
Branden is lives in Miami. He is a professional model and fitness trainer. He is the founder of Brandex Journey Warriors. He completed his higher education from the Florida International University and started to work as a professional model. In 2019, he was again elected Mister USA and represented the United States at Mister Global 2019 contest.
Earlier in 2020, he was again elected Mister USA and will represent the United States at Man of the World competition. The dates of this international contest has been postponed and the organizers are yet to release the final dates of the event. Branden is one of the very few models in the world that have been part of multiple international male model hunt events.