The 23-year-old U.S. native was named Miss World 2013 on Saturday, Sept. 28, in Bali, Indonesia.
"No words!" Young said after her big win, according to CNN. "Thank you so much for everyone for choosing me. I promise to be the best Miss World ever."
The new crowned queen looked radiant, donning a pale pink glittery gown, as she received her crown from Miss World 2012, Yu Wenxia.
Miss France, Marine Lorphelin was the first runner-up and Miss Ghana, Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter, was the second runner-up.