Akira Lynn is another fierce Asian model who comes to us courtesy of superstar photographer Scott Church (@scottchurch). This Vietnamese aspiring model is in competition for Playboy’s Miss Social, and she’s slowly but surely building her repertoire in the modeling world. In this interview, she talks about her crush on Sandra Bullock, her advice for aspiring models, and her love of cooking.
—Bernadette Giacomazzo (@bgiacomazzo)
Tell us a little bit about yourself, in your own words.
The plain boring facts are that I am Vietnamese and have been living in the US for 13 years. Other than that, I am just a fun and unique girl that loves spontaneity and adventures. I live for passion (love, food, modeing, music art ,life, etc.) and will do anything to keep it alive. I’m super super friendly and smiley, very smart and driven, and did I mention I’m a great cook?
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
I see myself married to the love of my life and traveling all over the world while running a successful business.
What would you say is the biggest misconceptions of models?
That you need to be 6 feet tall and be just skin and bones. I am 5’2″ with curves and that hasn’t stopped me with modeling.
How do you want people to remember you?
I want people to remember me as a fun sexy girl with a beautiful personality. I always live by my own quote: “Adore me for my looks, respect me for my intelligence, and love me for my personality.”
What does a man have to do to win your heart?
He needs to be honest and loyal, and remembers that its the little things that count. I don’t care much for huge grand romantic gestures but remembering to get my favorite dessert and you’ll win my heart.
Who is your celebrity crush, and why?
I love Sandra Bullock. She is just about the funniest person on earth! I’ve seen every single one of her movies since I’ve been here in the US.
If you could give one piece of advice to a girl who is aspiring to be a model, what would it be, and why?
Stick to your guns. Have your boundaries and stick to them. You don’t want to put yourself in a situation where you’ll regret what you did in the future. And always remember why you wanted to model in the first place.
What are your social media outlets?
You can find me on Facebook: www.facebook.com/akiralynnmodel
And on ModelMayhem: http://www.modelmayhem.com/2780094