This exquisitely energetic model comes to us from the outer banks of North Carolina. Obsessed with working out, it’s no wonder why her body is on point. She appreciates honesty and compassion. Her friends call her “Hills”, but you can call her our feature model for the month of February. Please say hello to Miss Hillary Gray!
Name: Hillary Gray
Birth Day: July 14
Hometown: Roanoke Rapids, NC
Weight: 125 lbs
How long have you been modeling?
On and off for 5 years.
What do you like most about being a model?
Having someone do my hair and makeup I wish I could have that done daily!
Describe yourself in three words.
Loyal, energetic, independent.
How did you get into modeling?
I wanted to do a sentimental gift for my boyfriend at the time, I had some photos taken for him and the photographer encouraged me to try and take on modeling as a hobby.
Tell us your likes or dislikes about modeling?
I would have to say I like the photoshoot experience and getting to see the finished product along with the boost in self confidence it gives you, I dislike the negative opinions of people that come along with it and waiting to see if the pictures turned out as good as I feel like they did.
What have been your highlights in your modeling career?
I’m quite new to having modeling as a career but I’d say some highlights would definitely be working with magazines on various projects and watching to see what happens as I get more exposure.
Do you have any funny photo shoot or casting stories?
I did a photoshoot once with some black light paint, the photographer didn’t make sure the paint was water soluble before he ordered it and I walked around for almost a week with various parts of my body still covered in neon paint afterwards.
What trait do you like most about yourself?
That I’m so driven to be independent.
What traits do you dislike most about yourself?
I can be overly sensitive and get my feelings hurt.
What do you most value in your friends?
There compassion and want to always let me know I’m loved and cared for and how much they support me in all the things I do.
What internet websites do you spend most of your time on?
Social media and clothing websites I have an unhealthy obsession with gym clothes.
What is your top unfulfilled fantasy?
Still a secret until the right person comes along
If you could customize any car, what would it be? What color?
Porsche Panamera turbo S, in white.
What is your best physical feature?
What physical feature would you change if you could?
How do you keep in such great shape?
I have a very active gym life, I meet with a trainer three days a week for two hours and usually make time for two days on my own as well.
What do you like to do when you’re not modeling? Hobbies?
The gym is my biggest hobby, aside from that I like to work on my current car project… changing the aesthetics of my 2011 Scion tC and just hanging out with my family when I can.
Do you have any pets? What kind?
Yes! I have a cat and two saltwater fish.
What frightens you the most?
Trying to figure out my career path.
What’s your most prized possession?
Probably my scion.
What is something people would be surprised to know about you? Special talents?
I was a marching band nerd in high school. I can play clarinet and read sheet music.
What is your favorite type of food?
Anything with pasta.
What is your greatest regret?
Not making time for people who deserve it.
What quality do you like most in a man?
What quality do you like most in a woman?
What is your motto?
Do it for you, not them.
Tell us about any upcoming projects of yours?
I have quite a few tricks up my sleeve for 2017. I’m really trying hard to get as much exposure this year as I can, so I’m sure you’ll be seeing more of me although I can’t tell you everything I can say my photographer and my tattoo artist will both have a busy year! Keep your eyes open!
Where do you see yourself five years from now?
Hopefully successful in all I’ve tried to do and happy
Do you have any shout outs or last words?
To all my friends that support me and my passion I love you and my Photographer beans for making it all possible. <3
Article and Interview by Gear And Groove
Photo Credit: Beans Fotos