SKYN: Shabelle, it's so great to meet you! Thanks so much for taking the time to chat with us. We've been huge fans for quite some time, but would love if you could tell our readers a bit about who you are so that they can get to know you too. If we were to ask you who you are, what would you say?
SS: God's Instrument. I believe we all come to the world with a purpose. We grow with each experience and we all help one another to grow as well.
SKYN: That's beautiful. You really seem confident in who you are and why you're here. Were you always comfortable in your own skin and in front of the camera?
SS: Not always. I've always been a shy girl. It took me a while to be comfortable in front of the camera.
SKYN: Ha, hard to believe. You seem to radiate confidence and positive energy. Who would you say is your favorite model? :
SS: Adriana Lima.
SKYN: Great choice. What about when it comes to photographers? Do you have a favorite one of those?
SKYN: Another classic. Did you have any mentors who really helped mold and guide you into who you are?
SKYN: Unreal. So you figured this out all by yourself? That's incredible! Since you were able to master it all so well, we'd love to know if you have any tips for aspiring new models in the industry.
SS: Make sure you love it. Always follow your passion.
SKYN: Great advice! Ok, now tell us something random about yourself.
SS: I used to practice fencing when I was younger.
SKYN: Oh my gosh, really?! Ha, that's very 'Parent Trap' of you! Awesome. Besides being an absolute stunner and a talented fencer, what are you most proud of?
SS: Helping my family.
SKYN: Definitely something to be proud of for sure. Alright, back to something randsome. If we were to take you out to lunch what would you want to ear? What is your favourite food?
SS: Arabic and Greek.
SKYN: Oh man, you've got great taste. Sounds delicious! What are some of the biggest highlights of the last year?
SS: Traveling and exploring new places.
SKYN: Sounds great! What about when it comes to memories. What are some of your best memories of the past year?
SS: Christmas with my family back in Colombia.
SKYN: Aw, adorable. We're sure it was lovely. That year might be over, but this new year is just getting started. What are some of your goals for 2016?
SS: Buy a house.
SKYN: Amazing! What a goal indeed. Well we wish you all the best and are sure you'll have that roof in no time. Finally, when it's all over what do you want to be remembered as?
SS: As someone who inspires others to follow their passion.
SKYN: And you certainly do. Thanks so much for chatting with us Shabelle, it's been a pleasure!
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