I am a 31-year-old model I love what I do I am proud to be able to inspire other women to be comfortable with their own skin and to reach for their dreams no matter what they areI am also a mom and a home health aide I love life and reach for the stars no matter how far they are away for me I know that I will touch them one day
2.At what age did you first start modelling?
I started modeling at 30 years old
3.What was your first big break and how did it arise?
I don’t believe that I’ve hit my first big break yet but I know it’s coming in the coming very soon
4.What would you say is your biggest achievement so far?
My biggest achievement so far would be being published on Inked magazine.com as one of the ink to girls
5.How do you like to stay fit?
My every day activities keep me fit chasing kids doing Household chores working as a home health aide a lot of bending and lifting the occasional sit ups and squats working out should be a higher up on my priority list and that is one of my goals for this year is to gain a workout regimen and stick to it
6.What’s your favourite food?
It’s hard to determine my favorite food I would have to say pizza and junk food I am a junkfood junkie I enjoy eating pancakes late at night from local restaurants I’m a big sucker for Chocolate but really who is isn’t
7.Any advice for people wanting to start modelling?
My advice for someone wanting to start modeling would be don’t do it for the fame do it for the love of of modeling the level of our modeling is a struggle sometimes and you’re going to hear no a lot it’s just a matter of time before you start hearing the word yes
8.What is the funniest thing that has happened to you recently?
The most recent funny thing that has happened to me was being in Michigan for a very big photo shoot the photographers decided we should do a milk bath which we all know is the modeling praise right now for the white milk bath with red hair my hair decided to bleed out and change the color of the milk bag from white to pink it was quite hilarious
10.What would you be if you weren’t a model?
Even if I wasn’t a model I would still be a mom and a sister a daughter and a friend I would also still be a home health aide because I love taking care of people who need help
11.Tell me something about you not many people know?
Most people don’t know that I’m very family oriented I love sitting around and not doing anything but watching movies. Another thing most people don’t know about me is that I love to cook I am a very very big in cooking
12.What do you like doing in your free time?
In my free time I spend time with my family play games watch movies go on adventures I like to hike with my kids we enjoy a fishing playing in the water going canoeing boating and things like that
13.What do you think is the most interesting thing about you?
I think the most interesting thing about me is I fell in love in love with or at a very young age I started drawing and painting when I was in kindergarten and I never stopped when I was younger I never thought that I would be a model I was more of a tomboy dressed like a boy act like a boy and played with the boys when I got older is when I decided I wanted to be a model
14.What was your nickname at school?
I didn’t have a nickname in school I went by my name Tosha and that was it
15.What three things do you need to be successful in this industry?
Number one I think you need to have compassion you have to be compassionate about modeling number two I think would be dedication or you have to be fully dedicated you can’t be worried about not being good enough or being different than anyone else someone’s always looking for something different and it could be you and number three you need confidence confidence is key You need confidence to succeed so always keep your confidence level succeed and it’ll show in your photography it’ll show in your modeling it’ll show and your interviews everything always keep an open mind and always strive to be the best you that you can be
Photo Credits: Photography by Damon Heinzelman and Shayne McMillian both Photographers from Indiana highly recommended
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