Patricia grew up on the small island of Tenerife, in the Canaries. She is presently living in the capital, Madrid, a city full of history and beautiful buildings, where she is combining her studies with modelling, and fulfilling her role as Miss Spain. Her ambition is to combine her modelling with a business career in the fashion world. Sporting and leisure interests are: volleyball; reading; travelling; listening to music; playing the guitar; and dancing (although she has never taken any classes). Favourite food is pasta, but she also has a sweet tooth and loves ice creams! Her motto is “All that you work for today, will be for your good tomorrow”
Patricia Yurena Rodríguez Alonso is a Spanish model (Born March 6, 1990 in Tenerife, Spain) who won the Miss Spain contest. Patricia Rodríguez grew up in Granadilla de Abona (Tenerife), in Charco Del Pino neighborhood, along with her parents.
With 17 years of age, Patricia was elected as Miss Spain 2008 in a contest celebrated in Oropesa del Mar, (Castellón) on March 1, 2008.
Due to Miss Universe current eligibility regulations that every contestant must be 18 years old before February 1, Patricia is ineligible to attend Miss Universe 2008 in Vietnam and her first runner-up will go instead of her. Since Miss Spain attends both Miss World and Miss Universe, Patricia will go on to compete in Miss World 2008 in South Africa and probably Miss Universe 2009 .