Ssup Guys ,What’do Nairobi , its your girl Eve Jackson just as we promised , we’d host her today.
For a basic introduction Eve is one of the Best Youth Kenyan Models , She particularly majors in Commercial Modeling, which for Fam, Who aint aware, is a type of professional modeling that deals with Adverts ,Paid commercial content, and Print Adverts like you find in Magazines and dailies. She schools at Moi University , and is on her fourth Year,She began Modeling in 2015 and has been doing it ever since, She’s 22 years old ,but boasts an impressive Resume , in which you will find she’s worked with major brands like , Bet In Kenya , DSTV kenya and Bata Kenya.
We took the liberty of sending one of our Bloggers, Wycliff Peter To have a Q and A on all your questions as you had requested to be send to her, She had a great vibe, and was really Modest, taking time to answer all of your questions even the Personal ones, that have been composed into the introduction part.
The Q and A
(W; Wycliff, E; Eve )
W. MODELING LIKE MOST SHOW BIZZ OCCUPATIONS COULD GET ONE CARRIED AWAY, BY THE FAME ,WOULD YOU SAY YOU MODEL FOR THE FAME AND POPULARITY?
E. I wouldn’t say I do it for the Fame, but As a profession, I do Commercial, and High fashion assignments, I’m so far from being called a Slay Queen*
W. IN THE LIGHT OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT SCANDAL AND VICTIM STORIES THAT HAVE BEEN REVEALED BY ACTORS AND MODELS, WHAT WOULD BE YOUR TAKE ON THAT, HAVE YOU EVER BEEN A VICTIM?
E. I have never been a victim, But I would really warn models not to jump into any deals without checking, contracts ,terms of agreements and the employer reputation in the market,
Regardless no model or actor is entitled to harassment , for whatever cause, These are occupations just like any other and should be respected in accord.
W. HAVE YOU EVER DONE A NUDE PHOTOSHOOT, AS A PROFESSIONAL MODEL, ARE YOU AGAINST IT, IF YES WHY, OR IF GIVEN SUCH AN ASSIGNMENT, WOULD YOU TAKE IT?
E. I haven’t done one so far, but if given a good reason, or a deal that is professional and for a good cause I’d do it . I’m not against it if one is comfortable with it.
w. As an African don’t you think it goes against some of your traditions?
e. we have got to be dynamic as Africans , that is being Reserved.
w. Still on the subject ,is it a norm to do a nude shoot to be considered a big shot model? Because going by statistics most famous models have done such shoots?
e. Oh no, you don’t have do it because other people have done it, some models are pretty big without having done it, furthermore a big shot model is also considered on how one carries themselves out.
W. THE FASHION INDUSTRY IS VERY COMPETITIVE , HOW DO YOU MANAGE TO STAY RELEVANT ON SOCIAL MEDIA?
E. I stick to whom I am and remain real, Nobody is like me out there my potential is exclusively mine so that makes me stay relevant all the time.
w. Do you believe in faking it till you make it? Especially In demanding platforms such as Instagram?
e. well if you have to do it , Do it, Do what you gotta do.
W. WHATS YOUR BASIC STYLE, DO YOU HAVE A STYLIST, AND ARE THERE ANY MODELS OUTTHERE WHOSE STYLE MOTIVATES OR INSPIRES YOU?
E. I style myself , my style, “ Impress Look, All day , All the time” I love African,Prints though and Nigerian Fabric, I love Chidinma’s style
W. WHAT COMPANIES HAVE YOU WORKED WITH, AND HOW DID YOU GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WITH THEM?
E. I have worked with different companies, Bata ,DSTV, Bet In KENYA just to mention a few, my rapport with people out there led me to the opportunities .
w. Are you signed up with any Modeling firm ,or are you self managed?
e. I am a free lance, I am self managed.
w. what are some of the work ethics you observe as a professional model?
e. I make sure I deliver , I respect my lane of work by listening.
W. HOW DO YOU STAY FIT, DO YOU HAVE A WORK OUT ROUTINE?
E. I work out five times a week at the gym
w. What part of your body do you love most, what part do you hate?
e. Haha I love my face and Ass, my knees though…
W. WHAT WOULD YOU ADVICE,UPSTARTING MODELS AND WHATS YOUR LAST WORD TO YOUR FANS ON YOUR UPCOMING PROJECTS?
E. For models they should strive to make themselves a brand , believe in themselves and network. To my fans, thanks for the love and support a lot is coming . and lets keep it real.
w. finally anything we don’t know about you, a secret or anything,..
e. Ha A secret ain’t for two.
The interview has been posted as Narrated to Modish Republik’s Wycliff Peter, The model knew She was on record, all she said has been published as narrated with only minor grammatical and editorial tweaks.
Many thanks to Eve Jackson for the interview, her Instagram profile is
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Post writen and edited by Abdul Razarck.