M D P Models - Magazine Feature: Saturday July 13th, 2013

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Elysa Shana

Charlotte, NC



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How did you get into modeling and how long have you been modeling?

I got into modeling after watching the third cycle of ANTM (America's Next Top Models) in 2004 and I had my first photoshoot in 2006 and have been modeling since.

What are your modeling goals or what you seek to accomplish while modeling?

My modeling goals are to work with great models in the industry and be able to give my expertise/become a role model to those young girls who aspire becoming a model. While modeling, I seek to accomplish a financial gain and fun adventure for my life.

What has been your biggest gig so far?

Getting the opportunity for this magazine!

What is your dream modeling/acting gig?

My dream modeling and acting gig would be to appear world wide in a commercial or in a magazine/online/or any other print way.

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What are your favorite modeling areas?

Print, Commercial - product, Fashion - editorial, catalog, fitness, fit, lingerie - Bikini, Glamour and Body Part.

Your favorite photographers you have worked with?

Mr. Spade (HotShotsFX), Robert Mercer (Ripped Genes) and Joe McCray (Joe McCray Photography). Each of these photographers had given me some type of advice to help me become a better model.

List 3 interesting fun facts about you?

1. I am really a nerd/bookworm (Undergrad in Computer Science and a dual MBA in Marketing and Project Management) 2. I am a BIG kid! I love Spongebob!!!, Nickelodeon in general, Disney Channel...theme parks, fairs. 3. I love to dance. I have been in Ballet, Tap, Baton, Gymnastics, community bands, in high school as a Majorette and in college as a Flag Girl.

Your favorite quotes?

- "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them" - Walt Disney
- "Thank God for all that he has done, is doing and will do" - (self - Elysa)
- "Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves." - Dale Carnegie
- "Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself." - Alice Walker

What do you bring to the table as a model? In other words, what can companies agencies/photographers expect when working with you?

As a model, I bring to companies, agencies etc., an educated, professional woman who is passionate about her interest in life. When working with me, you can expect professionalism, drive, seriousness and humor; because laughter produces a smile and we all need to smile daily. I give you a model with an open mind and eager to make magic!

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Official Booking Info:

Email: ElysaShana@hotmail.com
Twitter - @E84M