Tell us a bit about yourself?
I am health and environmental advocate, I live in sunny SoCal and spend my time keeping busy as a model, ocean conservation advocate and real estate agent
What projects are you currently working on?
I have just completed a new editorial for GQ Magazine and also will be heading down to Belize this coming year to take part in a ocean awareness project to protect the coastlines of Belize
You spend a lot of your time building awareness about Oceanlife conservation. How did you get involved?
I got involved around 9 years ago when I was in Bali, I noticed that Indonesia had a huge water contamination problem and the locals were drinking unsafe and polluted water. I knew that I needed to take action, so I partnered with some ocean conservation groups and have been active ever since
What are the biggest issues?
Shortage of water, deep sea fishing which is destroying our reefs, coral and fish population, sea level's are rising and water is contaminated.
What should we all be doing to contribute to the cause?
Use less water while brushing teeth for example (do not leave sinks/showers running), pick up plastic along the beach, and minimize littering are small but important steps
If you could save only one animal from extinction what would it be, and why?
Elephants. Especially the African Elephant. On a project I was in in Africa a few years back, I saw how endangered these beautiful creatures are. They are being hunted and killed every day for their tusks for the ivory trade.