Originally from Silver Spring, Maryland, Chrystal is our “girl next door” TARNATION! Sports clothing model with a bit of spunk that we’re sure you’ll adore. She’s been featured in a print campaign for Organic Root Stimulator, appeared as a runway model for couture fashion week, and has acted in a number of independent stage and film productions. We’re happy to feature Chrystal here as our new pinch hitter. 🙂
So Chrystal, What is your favorite sport?
It may sound a little random, but I love playing softball! It has been my favorite sport since grade school, and playing it makes me feel like a big kid at heart.
Cool, and favorite sports team?
I’d have to go with the Redskins. I know they rarely get the popular vote, but they represent my hometown so I will always remain loyal to the skins!
I’m from a small city called Silver Spring in Maryland, but I’ve always felt that I’m a little of both. I was brought up in a city but I was raised like a country girl because my parents were extremely old fashioned. So I’d say I’m a city girl with a country girls heart.
Well, isn’t that a hootenanny? Can you tell us a bit more about your background?
I grew up in Maryland, but my family is from Kingston, Jamaica. I was the first in my family to be born in the US and graduate from college. I’ve always had an extreme love for film and fashion and through college I was able to develop several skills that officially led me to pursue my passion in the big city. Today I’m elated to finally be where I’ve always dreamed, working full time as a model/actress in the city that never sleeps!
In Kwigiumpainukamiut, Alaska?
No! New York!
Oh, OK, No one sleeps in Kwigiumpainukamiut, but that’s another story. How did you get started with modeling?
I’ve been modeling ever since I discovered a polaroid lol. My mother saw how much I loved the camera and how much it loved me back so she put me in modeling school when I was 6 years old. I instantly fell in love with the cat walk, getting dolled up, and being my naturally bubbly self on camera.
I love listening to music, watching movies, and writing poetry. Music has always been an outlet for me to listen to other talents pour out their heart on topics I could relate to. Movies always allowed me to use my imagination, escaping my world, to adventure in the stories they presented. Poetry gives me the outlet to express my deepest feelings and tell stories of my life that many may never know.
So other than modeling, you have other professional aspirations?
Yes, I am also an actress, and in the future I plan to produce, direct, and create several of my own businesses.
We’re talking to a future media mogul here folks! Ok, so what would you say are your passions in life and why?
Honestly the thing I am most passionate about is my family, my mother especially. She has came such a long way working endlessly to provide a better life for me in America. I feel it’s only right for me to pursue my natural passions in film and fashion, so that I may provide a better life for her and the rest of my family.
Nice, And how would you describe your personality in 3 words?
Charismatic, energetic, lovely.
It is with me!
SPUNKY! We likeee! So, what was your most embarrassing moment?
One day when I was very young I wore the wig to my Diana Ross halloween costume to school, as if it was my real hair. I was in the middle of telling a joke, threw my head back to laugh, and the wig came tumbling down. Guess the joke was on me smh.
That’s an entertaining story, so for further entertainment, if you had a super power, what would it be and why?
I’ve always thought about this question and I know it may sound cheesy but I sincerely want the power to provide peace. The way I see it, if people had more peace in their lives the world would be a much better place. I’m finally at a place of peace in my life now and I’ve never been more happier. At the end of the day if I had the power, I’d want everyone to have that feeling, so that I never have to run into someone with a horrible attitude again. That takes away my peace very quickly.
A Metta World Peace fan, eh? (not that there’s anything wrong with that)… So what’s next for you?
Heaven is the limit for me, I’m in my prime and I don’t plan on slowing down anytime soon. 😉
Well hopefully, you won’t get to heaven for awhile. You’ve got some work to do for us first! 🙂 Thanks for playing on our team Chrystal! Today, sports clothing. tomorrow the world!
Catch Chrystal’s sports clothing modeling photos here on TARNATION! Sports.