Olantha Moran

How old are you and how long have you been modeling?

I’m 23 years old and have been modeling professionally for 2.5 years.

Where are you from and where are you based now?  

I’m from New Orleans and I’m based in NYC.

How did you get scouted?

I was scouted in SoHo in NY sitting outside of Walgreen’s.

Most memorable modeling experience?  

My first Campaign with Zara.

Coffee or Tea?

I’m a tea girl.

Fun or interesting fact about you?

Fun fact about me I’m very superstitious. 

Top 3 favorite smells?

Top 3 favorite smells are vanilla candles, tease by Victoria Secret and yellow cake candles.

What’s your desert island playlist?

My desert playlist would be any 90’s R&B songs.

Single food you can’t live without?

I can’t live without Tomatoes.

If you had to be reincarnated as an animal, which would it be?

I would be reincarnated as a cheetah.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

When I was younger I wanted to be a  veterinarian.

If you could visit anywhere in the world tomorrow, where would it be?

I would love to visit the Philippines tomorrow.

Name the movie you have seen so many times you can almost recite it?

I’ve seen Pretty Women a million times b/c it’s my favorite lol!

Describe your dream hair.

My dream hair is a huge 14”-20” healthy Afro.

What is your favorite everyday go-to hairstyle?

My go to hair style is a wild moisturized Afro.

Biggest hair challenge?

Biggest hair challenge silk pressing.

What is the craziest thing you have ever done to your hair?

Bleaching my hair I guess was the craziest. 

Most embarrassing hair moment?

Most embarrassing hair moment is arriving to a casting dripping wet.

Do you have any favorite hair tools, products or treatments?

Favorite tool is a pick.  My favorite product is Creme of Nature 7-in-1 Miracle Treatment.

What’s your favorite hair trend?

My favorite hair trend is a silky smooth long pony.

Any tips or styling tricks?

One hair trick I do everyday is in when I wake up turn the shower on hot let the bathroom steam up while brushing my teeth so my hair can loosing up then apply my favorite hair products.


photographed by Angela Marklew @ 7 Artist Management,  model Olantha Moran @ Freedom Models, makeup Harriet Hadfield @ Opus Beauty,  hair Ashley Lynn Hall @ Art Department