Ashley Dawson (prefers to be called), ‘Ashley,’ doesn’t let her height of 5’5 and autoimmune disease stop her from doing what she loves, modeling. Her portfolio is breathtaking.
Agency, if any: Unsigned.
Where were you born? Atlanta
Where do you reside/live? Atlanta
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Favorite things to do for fun? Model, radio, standup comedy, acting, and sarcasm.
What music are you currently listening to at the moment? Hip-hop and R&B.
Favorite movie, tv show? Matilda and The Office.
Favorite designer, fragrance, or beauty product? My favorite designer is Lirika Matoshi.
What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? I work in TV/Radio full-time in addition to modeling and acting! And if I weren’t doing either of those things, I’d be running an Animal Rescue Center.
What’s uncool that you love anyway? TikTok.
What’s the best thing about your hometown/country? We’re a melting pot of diverse people and cultures.
Places you would love to visit? France, for sure!
Favorite modeling experience so far? I’ve been in various magazines and absolutely love editorial modeling. My creative partner (Natalie Harrison @moonfirephoto) and I snagged the cover of iMirage Magazine over summer 2019, and it was amazing.
What are some of your personal challenges as a model? I’m shorter than your average model, and I also have an autoimmune disease, which makes hours on set difficult! I have to take really good care of myself to do what I do.
What’s your favorite feature you embrace on your body? My eyes. They’re hooded and almond-shaped, and very unique. I used to get picked on for them, and a lot of people get my race confused because of it, but I wouldn’t change them for anything.
Currently, you’re obsessed with or about? Currently, I’m obsessed with tulle everything. Tulle dresses, tulle skirts – if I could wear tulle socks to bed, I would.
3 Words that best describe your character? Overachiever. Lighthearted. Impulsive.
Any shoutouts? Natalie Harrison! A fantastic photographer and friend – her IG is @moonfirephoto.
All photographs by Natalie Harrison
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