GET TO KNOW: LANA ALHAKIM
Get to know Lana Alhakim, the bushy-browed Dubai native living in Austin, Texas.
What made you want to model?
I wanted to do something that allowed me to work on my self-confidence and because I noticed a lack of models like myself in the industry.
What’s something people may be surprised to learn about you?
I can speak Arabic.
What inspires you?
My friends and the creative people I surround myself with.
What do you enjoy about being a model?
I really enjoy the creative aspect of modeling. I love being a part of someone’s vision and helping them create something really cool.
Do you have any hidden talents?
I’m pretty good at ice skating.
What item in your closet do you wear the most?
Cream pants! I wear them all the time because they look good with literally anything.
What is your favorite food?
Any kind of pasta dish.
What is your favorite quote?
“Be the reason why people believe there are still good people in this world.”
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
I hope by then I would have excelled in my career in modeling and possibly be working in the fashion industry by then because that’s something I’m passionate about as well.
What’s the most difficult thing you’ve ever done?
Moving from Dubai to Texas.
What are a few of your favorite things?
Nice walks, painting, and journaling.
What is something new that you want to try?
I’ve always wanted to try out pottery!
Is there anything else we should know about you?
I’m a very persistent and devoted person!