Pat Smith is the founder and owner of Pat Smith Enterprises, Founder/CEO of "Treasure You" and the co-founder of Pat and Emmitt Smith Charities. She is also the first African-American woman to win the Miss Virginia USA title and first runner-up of the 1994 Miss USA Pageant.
Pat graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Journalism and from The Potter’s House School of Ministry in 2015. As a wife, mother, television host and former actress, Pat is known for her philanthropy on behalf of women and children, as well as her dedication to church, civic and community activities.
Pat has long felt called to work with and provide programs for women to help them achieve their dreams. Pat established "Treasure You," a non-profit established in 2012 to inspire and uplift others to pursue their passions in life despite their circumstances or set-backs. She hosts annual retreat or special events each year, providing scholarships for many women who cannot afford to come.
Pat and her husband Emmitt have 5 children and live in Dallas, Texas.