1. What inspired you to get into this industry?
I wanted to represent the new wave of models. The well rounded Women: Athletic, educated, well spoken, worldly, Involved in community efforts, and career driven all while being able to strike a pose behind the camera.
2. How long have you been modeling?
I have been modeling for about 7 years. I started out with Elite and Stewart Talent in Chicago. After a few years I needed a change and moved on to becoming a model for Playboy ( Nadia Larysa).
3. Who is your favorite model?
Gisele Bündchen is my favorite model. Gisele is graceful but yet sexy in her photos. Her photos exude confidence and coolness.
4. Tell us something random about yourself.
My family is from Brazil, but by Nationality I am Ukrainian. I was born in Zaragoza, Spain and lived in St. Petersburgh Russia, Tokyo, Japan and several states throughout the US.
I also play football for the Lingerie Football League on Chicago Bliss team. I am also full time Marketing Manager for the Chicago Bliss.
5. What are you most proud of?
The person I am today. I still have lots to learn about life and its experiences but the person I am today is what I am most proud of.
I am currently interning at the AFL (Arena Football League) to pursue my dream career of becoming the next Erin Andrews sports sideline reporter. Check out my weekly AFL Minute segments atarenafootball.com Starting in March look for me on the NFL Network.
As for modeling my next project is to be publish in Maxim. If anyone has any suggestions let me know! I am starting from scratch.
7. When it's all said and done, what do you want to be remembered as?
I want to be known as a passionate, motivated, caring driven person who always does the right thing and gives back.
8. Additional Comments?
I would like for people to know the passion and love I have for animals, especially dogs. Last year I did a PETA ad in representing the Lingerie Football League. In my spare time I volunteer for the Greyhound Rescue program called Greyhounds Only. This is an organization that is very near and dear to my heart. My rescued Greyhound is Eddie Burns.