My Name is Terrence Carter, From Manhattan,NY. I’m 23 years old, and I’m an Aspiring model. What’s unique about me is that I have A story to tell. I wasn't Suppose to be here, being born one pound nine ounces I defeated the odds, and here I am chasing my dream. I have always been doubted my whole life, and that slows down your confidence, but when you Believe in YOURSELF, and you trust in your process you will see that anything is possible. You can make it as far in life as YOU decide, you have to put the work in. I am A very motivated young man just trying to make it in this very competitive industry.
Terrence, what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Model?
My Passion in life is making it. Making it far and making it out the struggle, struggling every day and not having much of an income is hard and it’s hard to get by in life. Modelling is my way of getting away from the negative and expressing myself. Sometimes we feel as if we have no ways of expressing ourselves, but with modelling, it has built my confidence and made me believe in myself.
Who is your inspiration in life Terrence? How do you keep inspired?
My biggest inspiration is my Mom. Just making it so that she doesn’t have to struggle anymore. My life isn’t the easiest life in the world & now, and days it’s all about whom you know. It’s so competitive and especially in New York City. But I tell myself every day that ONE DAY life will get better, and you won’t struggle any more. I grind Everyday, and I trust In the process.
We all make mistakes Terrence; we wish we could take back. Please tell us about time being a Model; you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
Yes we all do make mistakes, but with my colleagues, I try Not to argue, I’m strictly there for work, business and that’s it.
Terrence, when you’re working with a large number of clients, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. As a Model, how do you go about prioritising your clients’ needs?
All about comfortable and doing what you’re comfortable doing. Not just doing it for the money, doing it because it’s something that you love.
Please tell us, Terrence, about a time you had to be very strategic in order to meet all your top priorities as a Model?
The biggest strategy to use is confidence. This is you; you’re one person. Bring the best you that you can.
Terrence, please give us an example of a time when you were able to persuade someone to see things your way at work successfully.
Terrence, please tell us about your proudest professional accomplishment as a Model. There might be many, but there is always this proudest moment that you want to share with everyone. What is it and why?
The proudest moment I had As a model best far would have to be doing my first ever fashion show. My mom was there, and that meant a lot to me is that I don't Get family support often. I’m a mature model, so I haven’t done that many fashion shows or anything like that yet.
Terrence, please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
Just putting things together. I’m great at that. I will Show you with my pictures.
What advice would you give to the people who want to be successful as a Model?
Just be confident, understand that you will get a lot of negativity and a lot of No’s in this industry & just with anything in life. But with hardwork and dedication, you will get far. Don’t get discouraged so muchand believe in YOU. You only have one you, and life is what you make it. If you have a dream and this is your passion for believing in yourself and being proud of your accomplishments. Look at how far you have come and know there’s still more to come.
Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands and creatives? If yes, please state below what type of collaboration you are looking for?
Not looking to collaborate as of yet.