Virginiaâ€™s Beauty, Ebonii Barbour
This 27 year-old beauty hails from Newport News, VA. Sheâ€™s been modeling off and on for the last six years, mostly fashion shows for local designers and salons. â€œI knew shortly after my first fashion show that this was something I was meant to do,â€? she tells The Black Star News.
(Ebonii Barbour is enchanting).
Where Sheâ€™s From: This 27 year-old beauty hails from Newport News, VA. Sheâ€™s been modeling off and on for the last six years, mostly fashion shows for local designers and salons. â€œI knew shortly after my first fashion show that this was something I was meant to do,â€? she tells The Black Star News. â€œThe adrenaline rush of being onstage and knowing that all eyes were on me was an unexplainable feeling.â€?
Where Sheâ€™s At: Ebonii notes that her â€œjourneyâ€? has allowed her to cross paths with great photographers. â€œI would love to recognize a few,â€? she says. â€œLee Mc Dowell in Hampton, VA, was my first photographer, and basically paved the way for me. Jean-Claude Rainey in Maryland, for being very down to earth and easy to work with, and last, but definitely not least, Ron Smith from Philadelphia, PA, for his eclectic and artistic style of photography.â€?
Where Sheâ€™s Heading: â€œThough I have never done any acting before, I would to try my hand in acting as well,â€? Ebonii says. â€œI have recently linked with SED models, a model management company in Hampton, VA. Hopefully this will bring several more opportunities my way.â€? She adds, â€œBig things have happened in 2006, and I am anxious to make 2007 even better. Also, be sure to pick up your copy of More Secrets, More Lies by Essence Magazine Bestselling author J. Tremble.â€?
Eboniiâ€™s Words of Wisdom: â€œFor anyone with a vision, if you desire it, you can achieve it, but you must pursue it, to attain it.â€?
Eboniiâ€™s Secret To Success: â€œThe secret to success is perseverance.â€?
Ebonii's favorite Movie: The Color Purple
Ebonii's favorite Books: The Coldest Winter Ever (Sistah Souljah); Nervous (Zane), and;any books by E. Lynn Harris.
For more information about Ebonii, please check out www.sedmodels.com or visit her on myspace.com /ebonii78.
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