Misty was shot exclusively for MODELS.com by Peyton Knight, with styling by Cody Milestone, and hair and makeup by Barbie Ferreira. Thanks to Lisa DiRuocco and Emmie America.


Misty Downs

IMG (New York)




Place of Origin:
Brick, USA

Ethnic Origin:


How discovered:
I was scouted in target by Lisa DiRuocco at IMG.

What was your first modeling job?
My first modeling job was a shoot. And I was really excited to start in the world of modeling and meet new people.

Favorite things:
I like to bowl and do a little bit of gymnastics. I like to be outside and enjoy nature no matter what I’m doing.

What are you listening to at the moment?
I like to listen to country a lot. I like to listen to Florida Georgia Line and Sam Hunt and Chris Lane.

Favorite movie, tv show:
I have 2 favorite movies. One is the Pursuit of Happiness (with Will Smith) and my other favorite is Beastly (with Vanessa Hudgens)

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
My favorite designer is Calvin Klein. My favorite beauty product is Fenty Beauty products.

What were you doing before modeling?
Before modeling I was in my sophomore year of high school and working at the boardwalk as a game operator for the outside games.

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
If I wasn’t modeling I would be in college studying to become a forensic scientist and that is still the dream for one day.

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
I am really into bowling and go into tournaments for it and do leagues.

Favorite modeling experience so far?
My favorite shoot was for Elle magazine with the photographer Terry Tsiolis because he always just has high energy and makes the shoot a lot of fun.

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
The best thing is the ocean. Just being away from it is very sad. The ocean is always so calming and a great place to sit and think and is a lot of fun to swim in.

Which brand would you really love to model for?
I would love to work for Victoria’s Secret.

Place you would love to visit:
I would love to visit Barcelona.

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
I’m obsessed with just living in the moment right now and not worrying about anything.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
‘Enjoy the ride’ is the best advice I’ve ever been given.