Ashley Graham

Ashley Graham

  • Ashley was 12 years old when we met her in a mall and she started working with us. She attended a model and talent convention in 2001.

  • Originally from Lincoln, NE.

  • July 2003 Ashley was signed with Ford Worldwide, after a short stint at Wilhelmina. In 2014, with the closing of the Plus Division at Ford, Ashley is currently represented by IMG in NY.

  • Ashley now lives in New York, travels all over the world for bookings and continues to gain international attention in the Plus Size Fashion market.

  • Can be seen currently in national commercials and print magazines as one of the top full size models in the world.

  • She is the first full size model to be in (2015) and on the cover of Sports Illustrated (2016), and an ad spread (2017).

  • Ashley Graham has her own swimsuit  line #Swimsuitsforall

  • Ashley has appeared on America’s Top Model and other shows and is the leading American advocate for positive body image for women.

  • We are so proud of the many extraordinary milestone accomplishments of Ashley Graham!

Maggie Jablonski

Maggie Jablonski

  • Maggie Jablonski was signed from a fashion show held by a local clothing and design store in 2011 when she was 12 years old.

  • She attended Global Stars Network model and talent convention in November 2011 and was named the Female Model of the Year at that event.

  • She was signed immediately with Major Model Management in New York and Paris. She is currently represented by Marily's in NY and Paris, Elite in London and Donna in Tokyo.

  • She spends her summers in New York, but travels to Europe and Tokyo, working and building her book.

Matthew Voelker

Matthew Voelker

  • Attended a model and talent convention.

  • Initially signed with Dino May Management in Los Angeles.

  • He was signed with DDK Agency in LA for Commercial, Sports and Theatrical.

  • Over 20 national commercials booked over 6 years in Los Angeles.

  • He is now back in Kansas City on a part time basis as a regional talent  while attending medical school.

Derek Ray

Derek Ray

  • From Fairview Heights, IL.

  • Attended our model and talent convention.

  • Derek has been living in Los Angeles since 2002.

  • He had guest starring role on FOX's Boston Public.

  • He also starred in an Aaron Spelling pilot project called "Bratz".

  • Derek has a guest starring roles in ABC's "Revenge", NCIS, Mad Men, TNT's "SouthLAnd, "The Mentalist and HBO's "Looking".

  • Derek plays "Jimmy" on Rebel on BET

  • Derek credits part of his success to the networking connections made at convention and the other part to sheer determination and tenacity.

Drew Jenkins

Drew Jenkins

  • Signed with I & I Agency in September 2006.

  • Drew is signed with Wilhelmina NY, New Madison in Paris and D Men in Milano.

  • 3 page spread in November 2007 issue of Details Magazine.

  • Was also in the Dec 2007 issue of V Magazine, Man About Town (London), Sept 2008 Men's Vogue (Stephen Klein), Numero Magazine and Sept 2010 GQ for Jones NY shot by world renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz.

  • Has done fashion shows for Duckie Brown and Marc Jacobs in NY, Marni, Haute, Burberry, Gianfranco Ferre', Alexander McQueen and Jil Sander in Milan, Christian Dior Homme, Lanvin, Richard Chai and Blaak in Paris and Joop in Berlin.

  • He has done campaigns for Alexander McQueen, Benetton and Zegna.

Grace Bol

Grace Bol

  • Grace Bol is originally from South Sudan.

  • She's currently signed with Elite Model Management in New York, FM Models in London, WM Models in Paris, and Why Not Models in Milan.

  • She appeared in 2 editorials for Vogue Italia and one for Elle Netherlands.

  • She has walked the catwalk for names such as Chado Ralph Rucci, Amaya Arzuaga, Jenny Packham, Norman Ambrose, Paco Rabanne, Duru Olowu, Givenchy, Lutz, Hexa by Cuho, Jeremy Scott, Rick Owens, Suno, Marco de Vincenzo, L'Wren Scott, Libertine, Martin Grant, Nahm, Tracy Reese, Vivienne Westwood, Mugler, Carmen Marc Valvo, Diane von Furstenberg, Fatima Lopes, Felipe Oliveira Baptista, Gaspard Yurkievich, Maurizio Pecoraro, Jean Paul Lespagnard, Maiyet, and Maison Martin Margiel and many more.

  • She continues to travel the world working as a high fashion model, making us proud!

Lindsay Shaw

Lindsay Shaw

  • Lindsey Shaw started working with us in 1998.

  • Originally from Lincoln, NE.

  • Lindsey's commitment to this industry and her mother's unwavering support for Lindsey's career path are the reasons for her success.

  • She was on Nickelodeon’s “Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide” for 55 episodes.

  • She has a new show on the CW Network called "Aliens in America".

  • Lindsey has the promise to be one of Hollywood brightest stars.

Deonna Pinkerton

Deonna Pinkerton

  • Deonna started with the I & I Agency in the Fall of 1998. She was awarded Overall Female Model of the Year at a networking convention in the Fall 2000 convention.

  • Deonna has travelled all over the world as a runway supermodel with Ebony Fashion Fair for the last 5 seasons, and is a regular in Ebony Magazine and Jet Magazine.

  • Deonna now lives in New York. She has travelled to many places around the world working as a model. 

Above are a few of our many success stories from the Midwest over the years. Your story could be added next!

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