Get to know Ariana Moldenhauer, the 14-year-old half-Persian beauty set to break modeling industry standards.
What made you want to model?
I have always had a deep love for fashion, makeup, and art. Modeling is a combination of what I love most.
What’s your favorite hobby?
Although I adore being in front of a camera, I also love to be behind it. I absolutely love photography, it’s something that i’ve always been passionate about.
What’s something people may be surprised to learn about you?
When I tell people i’m half Iranian they look at me in disbelief.
What do you enjoy about being a model?
I love that i’m able to be apart of creating something incredible. I also love meeting new people who are as passionate as I am doing something they love.
Do you have an issue or cause you are passionate about?
I’ve always been an advocate for women’s and LGBTQ+ rights.
What was your most embarrassing moment?
Unfortunately there are too many to count.
Where do you hope modeling will take you in life?
I hope that it will take me to new places and allow me to inspire others to pursue something they love.
What item in your closet do you wear the most?
I always find myself throwing on a good pair of mom jeans, they are so comfortable!
What is your favorite quote?
“The sun will rise and we will try again.”
Who is your favorite model and why?
My favorite model is Jazzelle, also know as @uglyworldwide. She is constantly breaking beauty standards and i’m living for it.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
I see myself traveling all over the world, signed to amazing agencies, and pursuing modeling full time.
What’s your favorite song right now?
My favorite song at the moment is 1950 by King Princess. Her voice is so amazing and she’s one of my new favorite artists.
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