Jchell: Where are you from?
Crystal: I’m originally from Jackson, Mississippi but reside in Arlington, TX.
Jchell: Where did you attend high school/college?
Crystal: I graduated Southwest High School and college from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Jchell: What are some of your main interests and hobbies?
Crystal: I am a power-lifter competitor as well as a travel junkie, I love to learn about new cultures, ideas and people.
Jchell: How long have you been modeling?
Crystal: On and off for about 4 years.
Jchell: Are you an independent or agency model?
Jchell: What was it like starting out as a model?
Crystal: It is a challenge starting out. Anything that you are not use to is a challenge especially if it requires work that is unfamiliar.
Jchell: Who is your favorite photographer(s)?
Crystal: Renell Bell.
Jchell: Have you been published in any magazines?
Crystal: No, not as of yet.
Jchell: Are you a brand ambassador for any products or clothing line?
Crystal: Yes, I am FnX FIT.
Jchell: Besides modeling, have you done any acting?
Crystal: No, I haven’t.
Jchell: Let's talk about your beauty regimen. How do you keep your hair and skin looking healthy?
Crystal: Well, I try and drink a gallon of water a day, as well as using Olay sensitive skin cleanser, nothing to strenuous. For my hair I use a lot of protective styles.
Jchell: What are your favorite fashion trends you love?
Crystal: I love the sporty look. I am a competitor so, I am an athletic wear person.
Jchell: Knowing what you know, what advice would you give to other models trying to establish themselves?
Crystal: If modeling is what you wanna do, do not quit, anything worth having is worth working hard for. Stay prayed up.
Jchell: Is there anything else you would like to add?
Crystal: What you focus on grows, focus on you and your goals whatever they maybe.
You can connect with model Crystal on the following social media outlets:
Facebook: Fortenberry, Crys
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