Birth Name: Jennifer Paweensuda Saetan-Drouin
Place of Birth: Bangkok, Thailand
Date of Birth: 12 October, 1993
*father – French-Canadian/Acadian, Breton, as well as distant Basque, Belgian [Walloon] and First Nations [Nipissing and Wyandot]
*mother – Thai, Chinese
Paweensuda Drouin is a Thai-Canadian beauty pageant title holder, model, and DJ. She was crowned Miss Universe Thailand 2019. She represented Thailand at Miss Universe 2019, finishing in the top 5.
Her father, Michel Drouin, is French-Canadian. Her mother, Pornwanit Saetan, is Thai, of Chinese descent.
Paweensuda’s patrilineal line can be traced back to her ninth great-grandfather, Robert Drouin.
Paweensuda’s paternal grandfather was Gédéon Drouin (the son of Alfred Drouin and Mary Vachon). Gédéon was born in East Broughton, Quebec. Alfred was the son of Philéas-Félix Drouin and Hélène Provençal. Mary was born in Somesworth, New Hampshire, United States, the daughter of French-Canadian parents, Richard Vachon and Élise Maheu.
Paweensuda’s paternal grandmother was Jeannette Paré (the daughter of Irené Paré and Alma Gagnon). Jeannette was born in Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton, Quebec. Irené was the son of Xavier Paré and Marie-Célina Turgeon. Alma was the daughter of Jean-Baptiste Gagnon and Philomène Turcotte.
Paweensuda is a direct descendant of Zacharie Cloutier (c. 1590-1677), a prominent early Québec settler.
Genealogy of Paweensuda’s paternal grandfather, Gédéon Drouin – https://www.nosorigines.qc.ca
Genealogy of Paweensuda’s paternal grandmother, Jeannette Paré – https://www.nosorigines.qc.ca