10 Interesting Things You Need to Know About MUCP - Mindanao, Celso Salon Jr.

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Hailing from Camiguin, Province Celso Salon Jr., is this year's Mister United Continents Philippines - Minadanao as well as Best in Advocacy Presentation and Mister Online Popularity. This Camiguin phenom lad is breaking and going out from his comfort zone and on his way into a bigger modelling world after he was adjudged as Mister United Continents Philippines - Mindanao.

But what do we know about the up-and-comer? So, here's what we discovered about him. Here are ten facts that we should not miss!

1. He speaks FRENCH!

Celso in yellow-orange shirt with his classmates in La Vie Parisienne
Celso, studied French for 9 months in La Vie Parisienne, Cebu in 2014.

2. He got his first crown in 2000.

Adorable Celso when he was crowned King of Hearts

He was crowned as KING OF HEARTS when he was on his fifth grade.

3. He is a Promo Merchandiser and Promo Coordinator

His first job was with UNILAB (United Laboratories Inc) as a Promo Merchandiser then he was promoted as a Promo Coordinator after 3 months.

4. Aside from modeling and pageantry he does hosting as well. 

Celso in one of his hosting gig.

He got his first hosting stint in his barangay when he was 19.

5. He's dreaming into becoming a Doctor.

"The white coat looks good on me for sure." That's why he always wanted to become a doctor.

6. Pursuing a Passion: He wanted to pursue his Masters in Nursing.


Celso, studied Masters in Nursing but stopped due to typhoon Sendong (Severe Tropical Storm Washi, known in the Philippines as Tropical Storm Sendong, was a late-season tropical cyclone that caused catastrophic damage in the Philippines in late 2011. Wikipedia ) but he always wanted to continue if time permits.

7. Coffee Addict!

5-6 cups of coffee ain't enough for him. He's a coffee addict since college.

8. He is extremely afraid of heights!

Celso is a CERTIFIED ACROPHOBIC! Heights does matter to him!

9. He is a DANCER!

During the MUCP 2016 talent competition.

No wonder he performed a dance sports during the Mister United Continents Philippines Talent competition and was one of the top 3 finalists for best in talent. Celso has been dancing since elementary, he specializes in folk dances.

10. He moves both of his ears simulataneously.

 "I can move both my ears simultaneously with ease. That's weird I know."  Celso said.

Celso Salon during the opening number of Mister United Continents Philippines 2016

Photo courtesy ( Provided for this article for The Pageant Queens) : Celso Salon Jr., Mister United Continents Philippines - Mindanao 2016

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