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BERNIE
MODELING COACH

Bernie grew up on Chicago’s north side neighborhood, Lincoln Park.

 

She graduated from Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in 2012, surrounding herself with some of the most influential people the city has to offer today.

 

Bernie has worked in the industry as a print and runway model for 10 years with talents such as production company Verluxe, rapper Vic Mensa, DJs Flosstradamus, and clothing companies such as Cole N Terry Vintage, Eugene Taylor, Ends Wealth Corp., and American Apparel.

 

She made her television debut in 2008 when she appeared on an episode of acclaimed talk show, Tyra with Tyra Banks.  

 

In 2014, Bernie released her debut EP, SIGNS, which was well received by the press and her audience. She continues to perform and work on her music around the country and is signed with Lily’s Talent Agency as a commercial print model.

 

Bernie studies Media and Rhetoric at the University of Illinois at Chicago.