Jimel Mincey, an NYC-based model currently represented by St. Claire Modeling, hopes to model for Dior, a chocolate lover, and dreams of seeing the Sequoia National Forest.
Jimel Mincey Q&A
Agency/Rep, if any: St. Claire Modeling.
Where were you born? Jamaica, Queens
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Favorite things: Cars, plants, and making people laugh.
What music are you listening to at the moment? I’m listening to Bronx Drill at the moment. I like raw music.
Three things the pandemic forced you to change?
The pandemic forced me to grow in spirituality, not be afraid to let go, and invest in myself above all.
Favorite movie and tv show: Fav movie is Jumper (the book is better), and I rock with Rick and Morty.
Favorite designer, fragrance, and beauty/grooming products?
I keep it natural with Shea butter and essential oils. Versace cologne is magnificent, though.
What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? I would be fixing cars for a living or living off-grid building stuff.
What’s something uncool that you love anyway? I love working with my hands and building/modifying things.
What’s the best thing about your hometown/country? The best thing about NY is the environment. The culture all around is just so rich.
Place you would love to visit? I’d love to see the Sequoia National Forest with some huge, ancient trees.
Your go-to comfort food? Chocolate
Which brand would you love to model? Dior.
Favorite modeling experience thus far?
My first time in Atlanta was when I met my Mother agent and got my test shots taken to start my career. It was really a leap of faith that’s still paying off.
What are some of your challenges as a model? Giving them back the clothes.
Your favorite feature on your body? Why? My eyes because they’re unique and grab attention.
Currently, you’re obsessed with or? Nada.
Three words that best describe you as a person?
Any shoutouts? Shoutout to my entire family for holding it down. It really takes a village.
Stay Social with Jimel Mincey
Necklace Saima Chaudhry
Blazer Alexandro Fratelli
Shorts Nazarene Amictus
Boots Buffalo Exchange