Ethnicity: (Dominican) Latina
She speaks Spanish and English.
Where are you from? The Dominican Republic.
What drew you to the fashion industry? My mother has an Arts school,
and the etiquette teacher knew a modelling agency.
Where does your inspiration come from? I work to make money for
my foundation in my hometown, Higuey. It’s called Proteina (Protection
all’infancia americana). It encourages the children’s imagination – in
If you could change one thing about the world what would it would be?
There are people who don’t respect what others think. We should tolerate
other people’s opinions as long as they’re not doing others harm.
How would your friends describe you? I say crazy things sometimes!
What is the best piece of advice you’ve been given? My mom told me
never to do anything that can make me feel bad in order to get something.
What is your greatest love? My foundation.
The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti to the west. Though known for its pristine beaches, all-inclusive resorts and golfing, it has a varied terrain comprising rainforest, savannah and highlands, including Pico Duarte, the Caribbean’s tallest mountain. It has Spanish colonial history going back 500 years, and passionate merengue is its official music and dance.