December 9, 2012 in Featured Models
BDM Talk with Marlene Mendez
Name: Marlene Mendez
Profession: Freelance Model
Relationship Status: Single
Where are you from?: I'm from Washington Heights but raised in Queens, NY
How many languages can you speak?: Two. I'm bi-lingual
Do you have a favorite sport or team?: My favorite sport is Basketball and My favorite team is OKC.
Favorite Movie/Actor?: My favorite movie would have to be 50 first dates and My favorite actor is Adam Sandler.
What was your first Job?: My first job was when I was 14 working at the College now Office at La Guardia Community College.
Piercings/Tattoos (How many? Where?): I don't have any tattoos but I had my belly pierced twice.
So, how long have you been into modeling and what are few things that you have done?: I've been modeling for 3 years. I recently did a Cover and spread for Spicy Magazine and I also shot for VICE magazine.
What made you want to become a model?: I've always felt comfortable in my own skin and when I turned 18 I did my first photo shoot and ever since then I got hooked!
What was your very first photo shoot like?: My first photo shoot was actually terrible. Mostly it was because I had no idea what I was doing or how to do my own hair and Makeup. The photographer also wasn't that great. My second photo shoot was much better. I shot outdoors at the 5 Pointz Graffitti spot in Queens.
What keeps you motivated to model?:Every time I do an amazing project or photo shoot and I see the outcome I get inspired make another awesome photograph. I love the process of creating art. If you give 100% effort it definitely shows.
Which magazines would you like to be featured in?: I would love to be featured in Smooth, Complex, XXL, Playboy, and Vibe.
If you could have one photo shoot anywhere in the world, where would it be?: Probably in the Bahamas. It's so beautiful out there!
What do you like to do for fun?: Other than doing photo shoots, I enjoy dancing, reading magazines, watching movies, and hanging out with my family and friends.
What are your pet peeves?: My pet peeves are forgetting things, dealing with drunk people, People who are mean to animals or children, and slow texters.
Would you say that you are a Tom Boy or a Girly Girl?: I would say a tom boy only because I was a tom-boy growing up. I use to hang with the boys, ride bikes, and play ball.
If you could have a superpower what would it be and why?: It would probably be the ability to read people's minds.
What's the most memorable or weirdest pick up line you've ever heard?: Too many to name.
What's the craziest thing you've ever done, naughty or nice?: The craziest thing would have to be probably when I went skinny dipping during a photo shoot.
What is one thing that you would like to try once?: It would probably have to be to go sky diving.
What do you feel most comfortable wearing?: That's easy...Nothing!
What does a guy have to do to get your attention?: Well aside from being easy on the eyes, just be genuine and funny.
What would be a good date night for you?: I know it sounds cliche but dinner and a movie.
Finish the sentence.: Guys with....out money better have a big package.
If we were to look in your MP3 play-list, who are a few people we would find?: Kendrick Lamar, YMCMB, The Weeknd, and Lykke Li.
What is one thing that you just cannot live without?: My iPhone, lip-gloss, floss, Water, laughter, and sex.
What is one true fact about you?: I smoke weed everyday.
What would you say is the sexiest thing on your body?: Definitely my smile, my lips, and my (ass)ets.
What do you do to keep your body looking good?: I work out. I'm sexy and I know it.
Is there anything that you would change, add, or enhance on your body?: No I like me just they way I am.
Are you on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and/or YouTube so fans can follow you? If so, what are your URL's?:
Facebook - www.Facebook.com/Nycmodelo
Tumblr - http://nycmodel.tumblr.com/
Instagram - @Nycmodelo
Twitter - @Nycmodelo
Ok, here is your chance to give a shout out! Get the word out! What's your shameless plug?:
I am being featured on the new Spicy app for Android. Go download it right now and check out my photos!v