Like so many of the people I meet, I faced some adversity and challenges growing up. Rather than defeat me, they have become a source of strength and have helped me to become the person, professionally and privately, that I am today.
To give you a little history, I was born and raised in Spain near Barcelona and began modeling when I was 11 years old.
I had several stops along the way, but from the beginning, I knew this was what I wanted to do. My first stop was London, England. I thought I was going to be a model. As it turned out, I made sandwiches and My English just wasn’t that great.
After a year, the modeling career was going nowhere, so it was time to leave. I went back to Spain. Unfortunately, I did no modeling, and I gained 50 lbs. So much for that move!
My next stop was Dublin, Ireland. That’s when things began to turn around. I began working in retail. In less than a year, I lost all the weight that I had gained and resumed my modeling career.
Finally, I was back on my career path…