Get to know Emily Askin, a 16-year-old girl from Hagerstown, Maryland with big NYC dreams.
What made you want to be a model?
I have always loved taking pictures. But, I really became interested in modeling after I watched some youtube videos and saw how much you can travel and meet new people.
How were you scouted by The Brick?
The Brick scouted me over Instagram in early January of this year.
What do you enjoy the most about being a model?
My favorite things about modeling is creating art with the photographer through posing, styling, makeup, location, etc.
What are a few of your favorite things?
My favorite things include my phone, my clothes and my dog Tucker.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
In five years, I see myself being signed to agencies across the world. Focusing on my career and living in New York City!
Do you have any beauty secrets?
Never forget to wash your face!
Do you have an issue or cause you are passionate about?
I am very passionate about having a global ban on trophy hunting, and I am also very passionate about the #NeverAgain movement for gun control.
Do you have any hidden talents?
I can hula hoop and do a headstand for a really long time, haha!
Who is your favorite model?
My favorite model is Tatianna Ringsby. Her Youtube channel really got me interested in modeling and showed me the beauty of the industry.
What item in your closet do you wear the most?
A good pair of PINK sweatpants is my go-to.
What’s the most difficult thing you’ve ever done?
I would say one of the most difficult things I’ve done was deciding to pursue modeling. My whole life, I had the plan to be an OBGYN. But, once I realized modeling was what I am really passionate about, I had to decide if I wanted to risk not making it in this industry. After everything I’ve accomplished in these last 3 months, I couldn’t be more happy with my decision.
What is your favorite joke?
I don’t really have one, but I always love a good blonde joke!
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