When people think of Detroit, they think of the grind and hustle of the every day life. One thing people do not think of when thinking of Detroit is modeling. Sparkle is loooking to change this perception. A native of Detroit, Sparkle is quickly becoming one of the most popular ladies on the independent circuit.
Sparkle is currently modeling for the SODMG Goon$’ Lady Goon$. Over the past few years, the SODMG Goon$ have become one of the more popular rising crews in hip hop. With their expansion have come the addition of models. Sparkle is among the ladies chosen to represent the fairer side of the Goon$.
While she models for the Lady Goon$, Sparkle has goals outside of the hip hop industry. Sparkle dreams of one day making the jump from Detroit to Hollywood. She recently discussed these goals and much more with Hip Hop Vibe.
Read the entire interview below:
How did you get the name ‘Sparkle’? I got the name Sparkle fromÂ a photgrapher I worked with. He said whenever I get in front of the camera, I “Sparkle.”
What led you to the entertainment industry? Ever sinceÂ I can remember, I’ve always had dreams of being a model. Ever since I seen my first runway show,Â I was hooked.
What was your first gig? My first gig wasÂ a photoshoot with a local Detroit photographer.
How did you link up with the Lady Goon$? DJ Tay came across my profileÂ and everything else is history (laughs).
What does it feel like to be the face of the movement? It feels GREAT, I feel honored.
With the year closing, how do you feel about your 2011? I feel like slow process = GREAT Progress
Are there things you hope to improve upon in 2012? Yes, improve my career, you can never stop improving.
Do you see yourself becoming an actress in the future? Possibly.
If you were not modeling, what would you be doing? There is no “If I wasn’t modeling,” because there is no such thing as that!
What are some of your other interests? I like to help people,Â and I am also interested in getting into hosting shows.
Are there times when you feel pressured? Yes
Do you consider yourself to be high-maintenance? Yes
Growing up, were there any celebrities you admired? Yes, Tyra Banks.
How do you want your legacy to be remembered? I want to be remembered as a great person, a humble person who worked hard to get where I am at.
See additionalÂ photos of Sparkle below: