Profile Melissa

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Who are the models in the industry that you look up to?

Giselle Bundchen and Rosie-Huntington Whitely. I admire their careers and they are gorgeous!

If you could win a date with any celebrity who would you choose?

Alec Baldwin! I love his character in 30 Rock.

What is something no one knows about you?

I have a fear of escalators! I have to take my time getting on them and always be on the left side going down!

What is your favorite outfit in your closet right now?

I am loving my j brand jeans paired with a sexy tank-top and a leather jacket. I wear this look with motorcycle looking boots. Chic, yet understated!

What advice would you give your 12 year old self?

Always be persistent to achieve your goals, no dream is far-fetched. Also to always stay positive—there is always light at the end of the tunnel.

What are your vices?

Eating bad food at times! Such as pizza and chicken parmesan.

What is your favorite way to de-stress?

Exercise helps me to manage my stress. Also a nice hot bath.

When are you the happiest?

When I am with my dogs, they mean everything to me. I am happy seeing them running around outside having fun.

What were you like as a kid?

I was always a sweet kid with a sense of humor. I would consider myself a bit of a tomboy, I loved running around and having fun. I was also a very hard-worker and had my first job at an ice cream shop at the age 14.

How do you want to be remembered?

I want to be remembered as smart, successful, and compassionate. Those qualities are important to me and I strive hard at each quality everyday.

If you could pick one Beach Bunny suit that most describes your personality which one would it be?

It would be the “Lovin You Is Fun” suit in aqua. It’s a lot of fun and has a lot of personality!

What is the most adventurous thing you have ever done?

Sky Diving!!

What do you do to get bikini ready?

I work out a lot using classes such as Soul-Cycle and Barry’s Bootcamp. I also work out with a trainer.

If you were to design a bathing suit, what would it look like?

It would have bright colors and be a lot of fun. I would make a small bottom to emphasize the booty region with tasteful side strings

What would it mean to you to be the next Beach Bunny Model Search Winner?

I would be so thrilled! I love Beach Bunny’s swimwear and I think it’s a lot of fun. So to me Beach Bunny suits my personality and ambitions perfectly. Swimsuit model while rocking a fun swimsuit that makes you feel sexy.