Erykah is an experienced published freelance model in Atlanta, Georgia. She has been modeling for 10 years and started modeling in the 10th grade. Her experience ranges from fashion shoots, fashion shows, hair shows, boudoir, portrait shoots, lifestyle, brand ambassador, implied and etc. Modeling is definitely a passion of hers and she wants to branch out into public speaking, lifestyle and model coaching.
How does it feel to be selected as one of the Abners Angels?
It truly feels amazing! I’ve always wanted to be an angel.
Was there anyone that influenced you to become a model?
Yes, my mom is actually the main reason I started modelling. I started in high school and then took a couple of years off, but I’m back now better than ever.
What was the first job you ever booked as a model?
The first modeling gig I had was in high school. I believe it was the hair show I did for my mom’s friend and then the prom pageant.
What kind of exercises do you do to stay in shape?
I do all styles of training from strength training, cardio, yoga, HIIT and sometimes I’ll try other things.
What is your greatest weakness, as a model? What are you doing to improve on it?
My weakness is overworking myself. I tend to over book myself and it can get kind of hectic. What I’m doing to fix this is set up a booking app, so people can go on there and book with me.
What are your modeling goals for 2021?
My main goal is to be published in more magazines, travel (for my modeling) and become a more known brand ambassador.
What do you do for fun, when you’re not modeling?
Travel and try new food. I’m a major foodie, lol. I love traveling to different places and trying different style foods.
What’s the scariest thing you’ve ever done?
The scariest thing I’ve ever done was almost go into the Navy. I definitely think my life would have changed drastically.
Bowling or Miniature Golf?
New York or Los Angeles?
Probably Los Angeles, because I’ve never been before.
What is something you like to do that people would be surprised to know about you?
I really love Karaoke! Not too many people know that about me, but I really like to put on a show. I also LOVE wrestling! Like I will wrestle just for fun, but It’s definitely one of my favorite pass time activities.
Who is your celebrity crush?
To be honest I don’t really have one, but I’ll go with 21 Savage.
What is one thing that brings a smile to your face, no matter the time of day?
Definitely spending time with my family and loved ones. Food, like it doesn’t matter if I’m happy, sad, mad or whatever. Food and family will always bring a smile to my face.
How can everyone keep in contact with you on social media?
Instagram: erykahtoyou. Snapchat: americanosummer.