Q: What attracted you to modeling?
A: Watching Bria Myles, BUffie The Body work on different projects; making a name for their selves in the industry.
Q: How long has this been a career path for you?
A: It has been two and a half years of my modeling career.
Q: If any,who were your influences?
A: Bria Myles, BUffie The Body, Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks
Q: Do you remember your first photoshoot and/or fashion show? If so, tell us about that moment.
A: My first photo shoot was with Keif Savage; being published in Black Hair Magazine with the hairstyle being done by Myeshia Spikes. I was happy and nervous; never expected to be published in a magazine. First time for everything. I did my first Runaway fashion show for clothing designer Jillian at Ruby Skye theater located in San Francisco, CA. It was a experience I will never forget.
Q: Whats been your proudest/favorite moment thus far?
A: Being published in a Magazine Nation wide; able to walk the runway and getting acknowledge.
Q: What’s the easiest and hardest things about modeling?
A: The easiest thing in modeling is having a mindset of what you want to do and going hard for it. The hardest in modeling is getting recognize; so many models are promoting their work and trying to put more work under their belt.
Q: Which do you prefer ripping the runway or being in magazine spreads?
A: I prefer both. They are learning experiences and opportunities that can seek more doors opening
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Sexy, classy comfortable. wedges, fitted shirt with jeans that show the curves
Q: What role does music play in modeling? Do u have a favorite artist that you like to listen to when you are getting ready?
A: Music has much to do with it. Have you another place getting yourself and mind ready for work. Yes K.Michelle, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj. Those are my three I play and get focused.
Q: Outside of modeling,what are your other interests or hobbies? What other avenues are you wanting to explore?
A: My hobbies are Track and field, bike riding, running and Playing with my six month old pit bull. I want to give back to the community where I can open programs for children, kids & teenagers that are into sports & furthering their education. Open a Brother & Big Sister program; Helping kids, teens etc stay on track and focused.
Q: What advice would you give to those that aspire to be models?
A: Do not give up on your dreams. Don’t let no one tell you anything different. Stay on grind & focus. You only live once. If you want it. You have to for it.
Q: How can people stay tuned to you and your work?
A: Follow me on
Check out my website. www.lajoybrown.com
Q: Any last words or shout-outs to anyone?
A: I want to thank everyone that had supported me from day one. I am working on projects and still going hard for what I want.