Krewe of Agape Announces Royalty for 19th Biennial Carnival Bal Masque

Published 3:54 pm Tuesday, January 9, 2024

The Krewe of Agape Carnival Organization hosts its 19th biennial carnival bal masque on Sunday, January 14, 2024, at L’Auberge Casino and Hotel in Baton Rouge.  This year’s theme is Agape Salutes The Wonders of the World

King Agape XIX is Mr. DeMarcus Bernard of Hammond, La. DeMarcus is the son of Gerald Brown, Sr and the late Retha Mae Bernard of Reserve, La.  DeMarcus is a graduate of Cazenovia College of New York where he earned his Bachelor’s of Professional Studies- Accounting Concentration & a Minor in Sport Management. DeMarcus earned his Master of Business Administration -Accounting Concentration from Herzing University.  DeMarcus currently serves as the St. John the Baptist Parish Park & Recreation Manager and is also the assistant Boys Basketball coach at St. Charles Catholic High School.  He is also a license realtor with Century 21 Classic. DeMarcus is married to the former Jessica Green and they have one son, Jrue.

Queen Agape XIX is Ms. DeNair Marie Clark of Denver Colorado. DeNair is the daughter of the late Dardnella Marie Clark of Reserve, La.  DeNair is no stranger to the Agape family, with her mom and uncle reigning as the first King and Queen Agape in 1988 (DeNair was a paige in that court). DeNair is now a resident of Denver Colorado where she is the Assistant Director of the Learning Effectiveness Program at the University of Denver.  DeNair obtained her Master’s of Education Administration from the University of New Orleans and is currently enrolled in Morgridge College of Education Counseling Psychology program.

Captain Agape XIX is Ms. Edith Farlough of Mt. Airy, La. Edith is the daughter of the late Harding and Sedonia Hall Farlough.  Edith is a graduate of Leon Godchaux and Meadows Draughon Business College. Edith has two sons Jarie Farlough and Kuan Mitchell.  She is a proud member of Destiny Christian Center in Laplace.

Six Maids will make their debut this year with Agape.

Kenzi Nicole Brass – daughter of Mr. Ken Brass of Vacherie, La.

Cydney Alexis Dunn – daughter of Shaira and Clifton Dunn of Gonzales, La.

Trinity Jacobs – daughter of Ms. Jennifer Frizzel of Laplace, La.

Randi Yvette Joseph – daughter of Randall and Dr. Kelli Joseph of Reserve, La.

Madison Brielle Moll – daughter of Shawna Pillette Moll and Jarvis Moll of St. James, La

DestiNae Aarilyn Warren – daughter of Dawn and Aaron Warren of Lutcher, La.

Ladies In Waiting to the Royal Court

Makayla Alyssa Anderson, daughter of Evette Anderson and the late Gavin Anderson

Ka’Rynn Michelle Harness, daughter of Mrs.  LaKesha Dickerson and Walter Harness

Paiton Rayne Jarrow, daughter of Dr. Schuyler Jarrow and Reverened Ulysses Jarrow, Jr.

Destiny Montee James, daughter of Dayna and Chadwick James

Sienna Mae James, daughter of LaToya Lasker and Peter James, IV

Zynae Armani Jones, daughter of LaCheta Saul Alexander

Sa’Naijah Simere Nelson, daughter of Bradlynn Green and Ronnie Nelson, Jr.

Kayden E’Von McGee, legal guardian Ryshique Williams

Jaida Alexis Reese, daughter of Heather Reese and Juan Reese

Jazz Alexis Young, daughter of Chaz and Jamika Young


Kaitlyn Ester Marie Barton-Odro, daughter of Derek & Kendra Barton-Odro of

Brielle Jaylyn Plummer, daughter of Bianca and Justin Plummer

Kylia Janai Wilkens, daughter of Bradlynn and Karon Wilkens

Destiny Angelle Holland, daughter of Mylesha and Reginald Cosey, Sr.

Amariyah Cherelle Stokes, daughter of Arianne Simmons and Jonathan Stokes


Kylen Sebastian Cambre, son of Keenan Cambre and Kindra Hargrave

Cole Alan McDowell, son of Alona and Chester McDowell

Connor Alexander McDowell, son of Alona and Chester McDowell

Marquez Christian Johnson, son of Monique and Charles Johnson

Chase Butler, son of Michael and Elantra Butler


Alynna Marie Bailey, daughter of Christian Bailey and Lanita Hughes McCain

Aria Dardnella Tassin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Evans, Jr.

Noah Joelle Tassin, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Bernell Tassin, Jr.

Darvi Malia Johnson, daughter of Vionne Miller and the late Dartania Johnson

Tori Javon Tassin, son of Tenika Tassin and Mr. Corey Roberts