Fakih won the Miss Michigan USA pageant on September 19, 2009 at the Mc Morran Place Theater, Port Huron, Michigan.In May 2010 she represented Michigan at the Miss USA 2010 pageant held at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.On the subject of the planned Park51 Islamic community center in New York, Fakih stated, "I totally agree with President Obama with the statement on the constitutional rights of freedom of religion.[But] it shouldn't be so close to the World Trade Center.We should be more concerned with the tragedy than religion." As holder of the Miss USA title, Fakih represented the United States in the 2010 Miss Universe pageant, held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on August 23.
There are thousands of new and fresh Filipina brides who migrated to the US every year. Filipina women are proud of themselves to get married with White husbands.Fakih appeared as a guest star on the November 29, 2010, edition of WWE Raw, where she crowned Sheamus, the winner of the King of the Ring tournament.In December 2010 at WWE Tribute to the Troops, she served as the ring announcer for the matches.Fakih competed in her first pageant when she was nineteen, placing fourth runner-up at Miss Wayne County, a preliminary pageant for Miss Michigan in the Miss America system.She also competed in three smaller international pageants.