The modeling world has always been on the receiving end of criticism for perpetuating unrealistic beauty standards. However, the industry has already taken a few steps in the right direction. After all, it has become more inclusive and diverse in recent years. One inspiring individual who is boldly breaking the mold for her small stature is Breona Wilson.
Standing at five foot four and a half, the petite model, has proven many agencies wrong. After all, the professional model has graced numerous runway shows such as Utah Fashion Week. She has also been on the cover of numerous magazines, including FADDÉESH Magazine and the Paris-based MOEVIR Magazine. Moreover, the gifted woman has worked with some of the biggest names in the fashion and modeling industry.
Contrary to what her doubters say, Breona Wilson’s height has been a significant factor in her success. On top of that, her one-of-a-kind and unique beauty has also allowed the cover girl to shine.
She proudly shared, “My height has always been the reason I’ve stood out, but my looks compared to many in the room has always gotten me this far being a black woman. My biracial looks with my strong petite height have shown others my height hasn’t stopped me from showing up to auditions with tall women. I’ve always been ready to take on a challenge. Even if it means it’s not meant for a woman of my height, I still show up and show I can do anything!”
Recently, the model has been featured in the French magazine MAVLIE Paris, rocking a vibrantly colored two-piece swimsuit. In addition, she has been invited to the premiere night of the upcoming film Rite of the Shaman, starring Tyrell Oberle, Janice Spencer-Wise, and Lauren Holdt. The young woman was a sight to behold and looked absolutely stunning as she walked the red carpet wearing a gorgeous Cinderella Divine creation.
But aside from her stunning looks and physique, what truly makes Breona Wilson stand out is her infectious energy that radiates optimism. In fact, she does not see her height as an insecurity or a hindrance to her career.
“I’ve stayed motivated by knowing I’m unique, knowing my height is the thing that holds back thousands of women around the world from succeeding, and instead of hiding, I show that my height will not hold me back; I see my height has a way to challenge what the industry says isn’t allowed in some area of this industry yet I still show up and ready to show height has nothing to do with success but motivation and confidence within yourself to prove you can do it as well,” the model insightfully explained.
Breona Wilson is undoubtedly the epitome of positivity, dedication, and hard work. As the talented runway and print model continues to rise to the top of the industry, she remains steadfast in her goal of pushing the boundaries of the fashion industry.
At the same time, the amazing woman hopes that her story will inspire more people, especially young girls, to go after their dreams and not to let the opinion of others hold them back.v