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Take a bit of Samoan, a bit of African American and what do you get?
The Samoan Stunna named Kai Lei. Kai Lei was born in Richmond, Va and
raised in PG County Maryland. She started to pursue her modeling
heavily in the summer of 2009 after being the makeup artist for many
photographers, who encouraged her to step in front of the camera. They
sensed it was something special about this girl, with her astounding
measurements 36-28-50, her hypnotic green eyes and beautiful dimpled
Kai Lei has been featured in many publications, Within Nature by
Michael Avon, StreetSmart Mag, Sweets Magazine, CREDXTRA Magazine,
Titanium Girls Magazine, Twoneys Printed Magazine, Chokolate City Magazine,
Street Smarts Magazine and Stunnaz Magazine. Kai Lei has also
had various web features such as GGurls.com, HardBodyTv.net, Twoneys.com,HustleBunny.com ,EcstacyModels.ning.com, CandyCoatedModels.com,
SpizzyBlog.com, Timetoman-up.com, BlackStallionz.com, TheLimelight.info and
ThickeMagazine.com. Kai Lei is surely proving she is a powerful force
in the world of Urban Modeling and you will be seeing more of the
“Samoan Stunna” in many more projects to come.
Hennywiz – Welcome to the Wiz’s Daily dose, Kai Lei.
Kai Lei – Thanks for having me.
Hennywiz – For starters; where are you originally from and what’s your ethnic background?
Kai Lei – I was born in VA, raised in PG County,MD. My ethnic background is Samoan/Black.
Hennywiz – What are your measurements for the readers that might not know?
Hennywiz – What or who inspired you to explore career into the modeling industry?
Kai Lei – I love the art of photography, and the ability to change characters and become a different aspect of myself within a picture. I also admire Gloria Velez for modeling, hustling and being a single mom.
Hennywiz – Give the readers a rundown of some of the publications you’ve been featured in...
Kai Lei – I’ve been in Stunnaz Magazine, Twoneys Magazine, StreetSmart Magazine, SWEETS Magazine , Thicke Magazine and a photography book called Within Nature.
Hennywiz – Has pursuing a career in the modeling industry affected your personal life?
Kai Lei – Somewhat. People I thought were in my corner are sometimes the main ones talking about me and downing what I’m doing. Then I have some that are only trying to be my friend just because of my modeling.
Hennywiz – Rundown some of the photographers you’ve worked with to help create your amazing photos…
Kai Lei – Shawn Darnell, James Rich, Thomas Mobley, Davaughn Paige, Taye King, Southside Henny,Donato Sebastian, Michael Avon, and Curtis Ross to name a few.
Hennywiz – With all the shoots you’ve done so far, which ones have been your most memorable?
Kai Lei – Any time I work with Shawn Darnell is the best because he’s so easygoing and I always know the end result will be HOT!! Davaughn Paige is always a pleasure to work with because his creative mind is unlike anyone else I know and he’s always trying to better his work and push the envelope. Thomas Mobley is just a genius and is hilarious, so it’s always fun and laughter shooting with him.
Hennywiz -A question I tend to ask models/vixens is, in this forever evolving business, new faces emerge by the minute. What separates “Kai Lei” from your peers?
Kai Lei – I’m so silly and goofy; most people say they are surprised about my personality when they meet me. Also haven’t seen too many models with my ethnic mix so I think that works to my advantage too.
Hennywiz -Overall, what has been your opinion of the modeling industry?
Kai Lei – It’s not as glamorous as it seems. And is full of sneaky treacherous people but if you are lucky you will come across some good ones as well.
Hennywiz – What are some of your long term goals as you continue to progress in your career?
Kai Lei – I want to be on the cover of KING, BlackMen and Straight Stuntin.
Hennywiz – What has been some of the highlights of your career?
Kai Lei – All the love I get in my city.. I appreciate it and love everyone right back!
Hennywiz – What other interest do you have besides modeling?
Kai Lei – I am a makeup artist as well so that’s a major interest….it’s another passion of mine. One day I would like to try my hand at acting as well.
Hennywiz – What are some of your hobbies?
Kai Lei – Reading, eating, texting, shopping and doing makeup.
Hennywiz – Is acting in your plans for the future is Kai Lei bound for the big screen?
Kai Lei – Maybe one day!! It would have to be a comedy though…lol
Hennywiz – I’m about to get in your business now, lol!! Kai Lei – Oh my!! lmao is there someone special I Kai Lei life? Kai Lei – Yes 🙂
Hennywiz – I want to assume your preference is men or is there an interest for women too?
Kai Lei – Don’t do girls.
Hennywiz – What qualities do you look for when choosing a significant other?
Kai Lei – Physically, I like beards, pretty smiles, tall and smelling good. Internally, I like a man who is funny, sweet, kindhearted and has a good sense of humor.
Hennywiz -What advice do you have for someone that would like to approach you in public? Kai Lei – Come up to me and say HI!! be yourself and please don’t try to flash any money at me because I will dead the whole situation.
Hennywiz -What are some of the worst pick up lines you ever been hit with?
Kai Lei – lmmfao.. Hi is your name Sharon, cause all that you got you’ve got to be sharin with somebody!
Hennywiz -What turns you on the most?
Kai Lei – Beards and soft kisses
Hennywiz -What is an ultimate turn off for you?
Kai Lei – Dirty fingernails and someone who is overly sensitive
Hennywiz -Do you consider yourself a casual romantic or a super freak?
Kai Lei – Both for the right dude
Hennywiz -What is your ultimate sexual fantasy?
Kai Lei – I want to have sex in a elevator…lol hasn’t happened yet
Hennywiz – What part of your body are you most complimented on and what is your favorite asset(s) on you?
Kai Lei – Even tho my butt is big, I’m mostly complemented on my eyes…Green and god given..I think my eyes and smile are my best features and I love my big thighs
Hennywiz – Give a description of a normal evening at home with you.
Kai Lei – I’m a mom,( I have 2 sons) so a normal day at home consists of running, food, homework and breaking up fights..lol
Hennywiz -How would you describe your fashion style?
Kai Lei – Simple Sexy. A fitted solid colored dress and some sexy shoes can be my uniform..and my standard jewelry
Hennywiz -What genre of music are you into?
Kai Lei – Rap and R&B are my favs
Hennywiz -Drink of choice that gets you going?
Kai Lei – Ciroc Redberry
Hennywiz -What type of mood music do you like during a photoshoot?
Kai Lei – Lately it’s been Rick Rosay…but usually something hard likes Jeezy or Gucci
Hennywiz -What is one thing about yourself that tends to shock people once they get to know you personally?
Kai Lei – That I’m so silly. I’m always cracking jokes and always smiling.
Hennywiz – What is your guilty pleasure?
Kai Lei – Going to MAC, my baby, and Cookie Dough Ice Cream
Hennywiz – Name some things you couldn’t live without?
Kai Lei – My family, my makeup, my phone and my laptop and money
Hennywiz – What can we expect from you in the near future?
Kai Lei – HOPEFULLY a spread in Straight Stuntin ( Come on KaySlay lol!!) and the release of my calendar
Hennywiz – Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
Kai Lei – An accomplished model with my own makeup line.
Hennywiz – What advice do you have for inspiring models out there trying to break into the industry?
Kai Lei – Be careful of who you trust.
Hennywiz – Lastly, your website is launching soon www.JustKaiLei.com what can fans expect when they visit?
Kai Lei – A lot of HEAT!! Exclusive pictures, posters, calendars
Hennywiz – I really appreciate you taking the time to grant me this interview. Anything you want to say to your fans out there?
Kai Lei – I love you all and appreciate the love you show me. Please continue to support me. Be on the lookout for more of Kai Lei
Originally posted 2010-11-23 05:43:00.