1. What is something not too many people know about you?
I think most people don’t know that I am a full-time student on my way to becoming a Physician Assistant. This is my fourth year in my higher education career, and I balance that with my work at a non-profit, as well as other charities. I’m always trying to support and advocate for others, even if it’s as small as donating - if I’m unable to give my time. I also really enjoy painting and have a large collection of plants.
2. What are your biggest passions?
My biggest passion is traveling and learning about other cultures. I love expressing myself through new experiences, whether that’s creating new paintings, or collaborating with different photographers, stylists, and makeup artists from around the world.
3. What are your goals for the future?
My goal is to finish school, and to be able to give back to my family and friends. I also hope to be signed by an agency so I can continue being creative, and collaborate with like minded professionals.
4. What is your definition of success?
Resilience, dedication, and support would be the words to describe success for me. Being resilient in tough situations is an aspect that is important in any career. There have been times where I’ve been let down, and have had people say I couldn’t do something for reasons like ‘you’re too short’, but I don’t let stuff like that affect me and I just continue to put my work out there and show people I am capable of doing anything. My hope is that I can inspire others to do the same. Dedication is being able to put in time and being able to perfect what you do. As a model I am still learning how to utilize my body to create a good image for a project. Support is being surrounded by individuals who are willing to push you to your full potential and help you in times of need. I grew up in the Coachella Valley where I have a small group of close friends, and these people are especially important to me. Without them I don’t think I would still be modeling and doing what I love. My friends keep me humble and grounded to my roots but also push me to achieve my goals.
5. Tell us something about the projects are you currently working on.
I’ve been working on developing new concepts and ideas for photo shoots with other models. I like the idea of capturing moments that are natural and not posed. Images that capture the essence of bonding between people through everyday settings. I have also been going to school and working on some charity events that I am very excited about!
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