Damaris White, 175 cm / 5’9″, Canadian, born August 24th.
— What is one thing people may be surprised to find out about you?
One of my long term goals is to open up a daycare for deaf, blind and mute children because of the lack of services provided to them and my great love for helping children of all ages!
— What are three interesting facts about you?
1. My favorite colour is Aquamarine. 2. I am engaged to the best man alive. 3. I’m an ambassador for M.A.C Cosmetics.
— Among your friends or family, what are you famous for?
I am famous for being a model and my talented skills with children and babysitting.
Brandon Browne, 184 cm / 6’0.5″, South African, born March 20th.
— Who is your favourite entertainer? What do you like about them?
Indya Moore is one of my favourite actresses and constantly inspires me. Being a trans person of colour she managed to break through so many barriers put in place by a society that had no respect for her. Her journey is really beautiful and shows queer POC kids that there is always hope.
— What is an issue or cause you are passionate about?
I’m passionate about so many causes. Right now fighting homophobia/transphobia is one of my main concerns. So many queer children are displaced by bigoted parents who refuse to care for them based on their identity. Queer families are so important. We need to support each other, and step in when other LGBTQIA+ people need help.
— How and when did you become a model?
I became model in 2017. My friend who was signed to an agency told me that I should apply. Since it was 10 years since Britney shaved her hair, I thought I’d honour her, rise from the ashes and shave my hair – it gave me so much confidence and soon after I mustered up the courage to send in polaroids and it’s been my passion ever since.
My Friend Ned (Cape Town – mother agency)