Miss World Korea 2015 1st runner-up, Jenny Kim, was appointed Miss Universe Korea 2016 by Park Jeong-ah, national director of Miss Universe Korea. Kim is currently double majoring in International Office Administration and English Language and Literature at Ewha Womans University. She will now compete in Miss Universe 2016 to be held likely in the Philippines in January 2017.
Coincidentally, Park Jeong-ah , the national director of Miss Universe Korea pageant who appointed Jenny as Miss Universe Korea 2016, also holds the Miss World Korea franchise where Kim was the first runner-up at Miss World Korea 2015 pageant. Kim replaces Min-ji Lee, Miss Korea 2015 who would not compete at Miss Universe 2016 pageant after Hanju E&M company the organizers of Miss Korea pageant lost the Miss Universe franchise.
A model and beauty pageant titleholder, Cho Se-Hui, was crowned Miss Universe Korea 2017 on 23rd October 2016 held in Seoul, Korea. Cho will represent Korea at Miss Universe 2017. She was crowned my Miss Universe Korea 2016, Jenny Kim. Cho competed in Miss Gyeonggi 2014 winning 1st runner-up title. She also competed in Miss World Korea 2014.