John Sotima will represent Cambodia at the Miss Universe 2023 pageant which will be held in El Salvador. She is 23 years old, works as a model and is an aspiring fashion designer. She competed at Miss Universe Cambodia 2019 and placed as 2nd runner-up.

Cambodia debuted at Miss Universe in 2017. John Sotima hopes to become the first Cambodian woman to ever make it to the semis of Miss Universe. Cambodia is currently ranked at 161st in the Big5 Ranking.