DeAndre McKinley

"I would say to start building a portfolio, get better at your craft, and don't give up."

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What is your location, DeAndre?
United States

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Alright, now for the interview! Firstly DeAndre, how would you best describe yourself?

Our readers would love to get to know you more DeAndre. Tell us about yourself, why you are passionate about what you do, and your journey so far.
I have loved modelling for years but really never thought about getting into professionally until now.I have dabbled with modelling in the past, so I do have some experience.

Would you like to complete our full Editorial interview or skip straight to uploading your photos?
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What are your goals and how do you see yourself progressing in the field DeAndre?
I would love to be featured popularly. Want to learn more about runway and do a lot more photoshoots to gain more experience.

How do you communicate with people DeAndre? Are you patient? Are you friendly? How open are you to clients’ requirements?
I don't mind waiting for a good cause.I am very friendly and open to meeting new people and trying new things.

If you had to do it over again, what would you change DeAndre?
I would have gotten into modelling along time ago.

Who is your hero DeAndre, and how have they helped you get to where you are?
My hero is my grandmother. She is a strong independent woman and has taught me so many things in life. 

How important are creative education courses DeAndre? Have you taken any, and did you find them useful?
I think creative courses are great to express your creativity and learn more about your craft. I have taken art classes in high school and did find them to be very helpful. I also took an acting class which was very helpful as well. 

Do you have any tips for someone who is just starting out in the industry?
I would say to start building a portfolio, get better at your craft, and don't give up. 

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