Da Graça had won the Miss Photogenic prize at the Semi-Finals which was usually a good indicator on the final winner. Asked if she was disappointed about not winning any of the major prizes, Da Graça responded: "No, this was a very good life experience for me."
Currently, Da Graça is a first year law student at University of Arizona in the United States. She is also a member of Mensa. She grew up in the United States. Da Graça also attended the University of Arizona as an undergraduate where she was an Alpha Chi Omega.