GET TO KNOW: KEELIN O'DONNELL
Get to know Keelin O'Donnell, the icy-eyed girl with a tenatious drive to achieve her dreams from Temecula, California.
How were you scouted by The Brick? I was scouted through Instagram!
What made you want to model? I’ve always wanted to be a model since I was really young. I’ve always loved fashion and watching runway shows. I always told myself, “that will be me one day.”
How would you describe your personality? Creative, determined, confident, and maybe a little shy!
What’s your favorite hobby? My favorite hobby is painting, I love to express myself through art. I love how art can make you feel something by just looking at it.
Do you have an issue or cause you are passionate about? I’m very passionate about raising awareness of people living with mental illness and making sure services are readily available.
What’s something people may be surprised to learn about you? I was a competitive Irish dancer for years!
What item in your closet do you wear the most? My platform Doc Martens! I wear them at least 4x a week, and I love how tall they make me! What do you enjoy about being a model? I love meeting so many creative and unique people and working together to execute a vision. I also love that modeling allows me to travel, and see places that I otherwise wouldn’t have seen.
What inspires you? Seeing my friends who are models succeed and have their careers launched. It motivates me to see that be a dream turned into reality.
Do you have any hidden talents? I love doing makeup so much, it’s so fun and something I’ve been doing for years. It's really become one of my favorite art forms.
What is your favorite food? Sushi by far! I love spicy tuna rolls.
What is your beauty secret? To tame my bushy brows, I spray hairspray on a spoolie and brush them out. I swear it makes a HUGE difference. What was your most embarrassing moment? At a show I did in Mexico City, I was walking down the runway and everything was fine until my heel got wrapped around my dress and made me trip in front of everyone! Luckily the show director wasn’t mad...
What is your dream modeling job? Walking for YSL or to be on the cover of Vogue!