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Ze-Enna Jenkins: “Miss May” Model of the Month

Ze-Enna Jenkins is our Miss May…I call her MyZZ and yes I am showing favoritism! She defies all odds in order to pursue her dreams and I love it!

Bio from ZZ: I’m a cool, Experienced Model/Actress with 7 years Broadcast Media Experience. I design and hand make precious stone jewelry. I enjoy great food, laughing, spending time with family and friends, dancing, traveling and enjoying life. Music is my fuel, and Hip Hop Drives me! The sun is my sustainer and i do it for my Mom. She is my Everything!

Where are you from? Born in San Fernando Valley, Moved to Dallas from Milwaukee in elementary school

When did you start modeling? About 7 years ago

What drives/drove you to pursue a career in the modeling/fashion industry? It’s been a passion since i was able to walk. Mom collected Vogue, Essence, and other Fashion/Beauty Magazines. I was in awe of the Virginia Slim Models and always dreamed of being like them. Intrigued by fashion at such a young age & would dog ear pages in Spiegel regularly. Mom got me in Sears commercial & that was the beginning of my journey.

What are some of your best/worst experiences modeling? One of my Best fashion shows was during All Star in Dallas for the NBA wives.. I rocked VERSACE. The shoes were 8-9 inch platforms and not a WOBBLE! The worst experience is not gettin paid when you’re promised compensation.

What advice would you give to hopeful models? Observe! Learn how to walk & be confident. Develop relationships with designers you work with. Be nice, cordial and remember that it’s not about YOU; You are selling a product. Keep your attitude to yourself & HAVE FUN!

What is your dream job? To be the face of a popular beauty line…..legs for a known hosiery company…..spokesmodel for an international brand. DETERMINED!

How can you be booked? for now…i’m freelance email but i am seeking representation. visit
What would you consider your best feature? My cheekbones are something SERIOUS! i’m growing to appreciate them

What are some of the jobs/campaigns you’ve been booked for or are recognized in?
I was on the cover of Hair Revolution. I was a featured lingerie Model in The Deep End TV series.
How do you stay in Model shape? When I’m on my best behavior, i do Pilates and strength training. Blessed with a high metabolism.

We salute you Ze-Enna, a striking reminder that black is indeed beautiful.


Posted by on May 15, 2011 in Models, Uncategorized


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