Arnisha Keaton has been named PETA's 2017 “Sexiest Vegan Next Door.”
Photo: Instagram
Photo: Instagram

Atlanta woman named ‘Sexiest Vegan’ in the country, wins Hawaii trip

An Atlanta-area resident has been named PETA's 2017 “Sexiest Vegan Next Door.”

Arnisha Keaton, 25, was one of 10 national female finalists — the only one from Georgia — vying for the title. Hundreds of entrants applied for the contest.

Keaton, a remote train conductor and Army Reserve chemist, won a free vacation for two to Maui, Hawaii, from Humane Travel.

MORE: Watch live: Zebra shark could be born any day now at Georgia Aquarium

MORE: Atlanta couple finds dog lost on Christmas Day a year and a half later

Keaton snagged the title "for being an unstoppable force for animals everywhere she goes,” PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman said.

San Antonio firefighter Aaron Gaunt won the male category.

PETA selected the winners based on several factors, including vote count, a social media entry and questionnaire. The winners were announced Wednesday.

Like Intown Atlanta News Now on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter

Because there's no fam like chosen fam.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.