Name: Staniel Ferreira at DNA Models
Photography: Nathan Best
Casting: Ian Cole for Project Ten Organisation
Assistants: Anne Li & Baraa Rucker
Follow Staniel on Instagram: @stanielferreira
Follow Carbon Copy on Instagram: @CCopyMag
1. Hi Staniel, It’s cool to meet you! What’s your age and where are you from?
Oi, i’m 24 and from West Africa (guinea bissau)
2. How hard was it to get into modeling?
Very, especially when you don’t know where to start but never gave up. I was denied from NY for 3 years , but I never gave up!!
3. What is your heritage/ethnic background?
Family is from Macau, China. Then migrated to Guinea-bissau. I’m Chinese , Portuguese and indeed West african
4. What really kills, your looks or your personality?
Ha!- first thing sense from me is my energy/personality. looks for me are not valuable.
5. What is the most common misconception about you?
Ha Ha!! I have a terrible way of giving good compliments. people call it (black hand compliments).
6. Do you own the runway?
When given the chance.
7. What is your motto to live by or famous last words?
“I never hold bad feeling, positive love is what gets you to the top!”