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:: Spotlight :: Model Profile - Hope Griffin

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

One of the recent discoveries we've seen in the modelling world is Hope Griffin, a 21-year-old student at the University of North Florida. Hope is also a traveller, freelance journalist, model and yoga enthusiast.

Hope is currently modelling for DK Model and Talent Agency in Florida and done much commercial print, runway, fashion and events, plus promotional modelling around the Jacksonville area.

Her statistics
Age: 21
Height: 5'7" (170.2 cm)
Waist: 24" (61 cm)
Hair colour: black
Eye colour: blue/green
Shoe size: 8.5 (42.0 EU)
Hips: 34" (86.4 cm)
Bust: 32 (81.3 cm)
Cup: C
Dress size: 3

Promotions/Event brands:
AXE body-spray
Cabernet Sauvignon
Louis M. Martini Cabernet Sauvignon
Apothic Red
Alamos Malbec
Skyy Vodka
Pokemon Mall Tour
Captain Morgan
Three Olives Loopy
Signed with DK Model & Talent Agency in May 2012
Runway for BCBG Spring Fashion Show in Spring 2012

Here is a Q&A on Hope Griffin

Q. What is your family background?

A. Irish and German

Q. Did you grow up in your early teens wanting to be a model?

A. Yes, I've always had a passion for modelling.

Q. What have you discovered / learnt from the modelling scene?

A. The most important thing I've learned from modelling is that you must always be confident and believe in yourself.

Q. Career highlights to date?

A. I've been a promotional model for over two years and I've had the opportunity to work with a diverse and incredible array of companies. I've promoted Three Olives, Apothic Red, Alamos Malbec, Skyy Vodka, AXE body-spray and many other products.

Q. Favourite hobbies?

A. In my spare time, I love going to the beach, doing yoga, running, writing, travelling and reading.

Q. Favourite music?

A. Jack Johnson, Rebelution, Kaskade

Q. Favourite films?

A. Anchorman, Zoolander, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Q. What is your fashion sense?

A. A baggy shirt, jean shorts and heels.

Q. Beauty tips?

A. I don't think girls should cover their face with make-up. I think being natural is beautiful.

Q. Tell us about your guide to good health?

A. I would suggest trying yoga because it makes you feel incredible. Also, drinking lots of water is the key to staying healthy.

Q. Advice for young girls aspiring to be models?

A. Never give up and be confident.

Q. Do you think a man should treat a woman like he does his car?

A. A man should always value a woman more than his car.

Q. Favourite place visited?

A. I love Santa Barbara, California, but I still have a lot of travelling left to do.

Q. Do you have a role model/s?

A. My mother is my role model. She is the strongest and most beautiful woman I know.

Q. People you've admired generally?

A. I admire people who try to stay positive, even when times are tough.

Q. Are there any social issues that really grab your attention, and why?

A. Yes, poverty issues definitely grab my attention.There are billions of children in the world living without adequate shelter, food or safe water.

Q. Future ambitions?

A. When I graduate from the University of North Florida in Spring 2013, I want to travel around the world and pursue both modelling and writing.