Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Where did you grow up? Where are you now?
I've grown up in Southern California and I never plan to leave! Haha I'm in love with California and have grown up running along the sand barefoot and carelessly playing in the water. I hope to travel the world when I am older but will for sure reside here.
What’s a typical day like for you?
During the school year my life is definitely more hectic. I wake up, have my yogurt/Acai and granola bowl and go to class then I have running practice after. I then just like to relax. On the weekends I love to go on adventures and try new things with my friends/ boyfriend. During summer I LOVE to travel and go to the beach and hang out. My friends and I always drive up and down the coast to find sick spots! That's my favorite.
Tell us about an accomplishment that you are most proud of.
Hmmmmm. Honestly, just getting to where I am now in my life is such an accomplishment to me. I will be running at USD this next fall and it definitely is hard work paid off. I've also started modeling more and that has been such a dream of mine for so many years so that makes me super happy.
What was your biggest obstacle when trying to achieve this goal?
My biggest obstacle was definitely my parents divorce and the stresses that come along with that. Another tough obstacle was for sure just the usual teenage distractions. But in the end it is all worth it(:
What would you say is one of the most important qualities for a woman to have in the modeling industry?
110% be confident, healthy, and outgoing. I think it is super important to be smart with all of this too. You cant model and not be happy with yourself. I think you need to LOVE yourself and the body you're in. If you're not happy then it is okay to want change. Although I believe you must do this in a healthy and smart way. I also think it is a priority to be outgoing and to put yourself out there.
Where/who do you go to for content creation inspo?
I love to just lurk around honestly haha. I don't go to anyone specifically but once I get on my tangent of lurking it never ends! I do have an attraction for a more beachy/easygoing feed.
What motivates you?
Inspirations. Goals. Dreams. I have a lot of things I want and dream of having. My dreams and goals are what motivate me. From my life experience of growing up with divorced parents it has helped me set my priorities straight and realize what is truly important. I never want to have to worry about not having the daily essentials so that has motivated me to work hard in school and sports. I've been a total health nut since day one and I love to lurk health inspos on Instagram for some inspiration.
Where is your favorite place that you’ve traveled to?
With out a doubt in my mind Hawaii! I'm in love with Hawaii and everything about it. I've been there so many times I feel as if it is my second home. Although my dream vacation is Australia.
Tell us about a goal of yours that you are still trying to accomplish.
Setting my life for my future. I don't know exactly what I want my dream job to be but that is a goal of mine I'm still working on.
What is your guilty pleasure junk food?
As simple as it sounds, I love a good chocolate chip cookie that's a little crispy on the outside and chewy in the middle and once I have one it's so hard to stop hahaha. SO GOOD!
What do you do to stay fit and healthy? Do you have any tips for our readers?
I run for my school and will be running in college next fall so I run everyday. I love it because it keeps me in such good shape. I eat super healthy as well. I love to just sit in my bed and research healthy foods and such for hours. Some tips...my favorite website is womenshealth.com and runnersworld.com They have such good advice and info! Also eat Acai bowls!
What made you want to be a part of TOASTED?
I love the motivated lifestyle TOASTED is promoting. To just love this beautiful earth and the life earth surrounds you with. To also just live carelessly and take every chance you get. I believe any opportunity given is such a golden ticket to a beautiful life.