Sunshine Stateâ€™s Ericka Taylor
Ericka says: "There are so many beautiful girls in the world. Itâ€™s important for me to show the world that Iâ€™m not just a pretty face, but smart as well.â€?
MODEL OF THE DAY
Where Sheâ€™s From: Erica Taylor, whose Zodiac sign is Aries, was born and raised in The Sunshine State, Florida. â€œGrowing up, I was taught Christian values and to always fight for what you want,â€? she tells The Black Star News.
â€œI attended Seacoast Christian Academy. The following year after graduation, I decided to see where modeling could take me. My career is still fairly new, and in the growing stage. I see myself as an international Model, and successful at anything I pursue as far as modeling.â€?
â€œIn this business, one of your biggest challenges is Haters. To deal with this, I simply ignore them and go on with my life,â€? she adds.
Where Sheâ€™s At: â€œIâ€™m proud of the connections Iâ€™ve made and the people Iâ€™ve met. Iâ€™ve built new friendships with individuals I would have never had the chance to know. On the other side of things, itâ€™s a blessing to be signed with a wonderful agency, and to have a hard working management team that keeps me working hard.â€?
Itâ€™s not all about looks in the industry, Ericka says. â€œThere are so many beautiful girls in the world. Itâ€™s important for me to show the world that Iâ€™m not just a pretty face, but smart as well. That is what will set you apart from the rest in the end.â€?
So how does Ericka prepare to step out? â€œAs far as makeup goes, Iâ€™m a MAC girl. With clothing, I like to wear a little of everything. I'll have on Baby Phat one day and Dolce and Gabanna the next.â€?
Erickaâ€™s Words Of Wisdom: â€œPrayer changes things.â€?
Erickaâ€™s Secrets Of Success: â€œNever Give up. If something doesnâ€™t work, try the next thing.â€?
Erickaâ€™s Favorite Three Books: â€œB More Careful, by Shannon Holmes;
The Bluest Eyes by Toni Morrison; and The Davinci Code, by Dan Brown.
The First Three Things Ericka Would Do As President: â€œStop the war; find a way to start pulling the soldiers out of Iraq and do something quick about the immigration situation.â€?
Erickaâ€™s Favorite Cars: â€œI love Muscle Cars, Fast Cars and Show Cars.
Anything that looks like something you would see on The Fast & Furious.â€?
For more on this beautiful young lady please visit www.myspace.com/ericasunshine
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