Shanna Court originally started modelling back in January 2018 when a photographer who goes by the name of Cheryl Flett reached out to her to do a photoshoot at her studio. Since then, Shanna has gone on to do many more projects – StarCentral Magazine recently caught up with Shanna to discuss her journey in the modelling industry, and here’s what went down:
How were you actually ‘discovered’? A chance encounter on the street? Audition?
My name is Shanna Christen Court and I love music. I was discovered via Instagram.
What are your favourite downtime activities?
Going to the beach and spending time with my friends.
How did you start with modelling?
I started modelling in January of 2018 when the photographer Cheryl Flett reached out to me to do a shoot at her studio.
What do you like most about the modelling industry?
I love the creative side of modelling, being able to create something new and something special.
The downside to being a model?
What has been the most memorable experience of your life as a model so far?
Competing and placing in the MB Hair Bar competition.
What has been the most valuable lesson you’ve learned.
Working with so many different people has taught me to be open to new opportunities and to not take life too seriously and just try and have fun with everything I do.
Working in an industry whose only emphasis is on the outside characteristics of a person, how have you stayed grounded?
By the people, I surround myself with. My family and friends keep me grounded.
Is your family supportive of your career?
Yes, my family is supportive of everything I do.
What are your future plans? Inside your career or out of it.
My future plans are to finish my Bachelor of Social Work and honours degree and become a social worker.
The ‘LIGHTNING FAST’ Round:
1. Last good movie I’ve seen: Wonder Woman.
2. What do you consider beautiful and why? I consider vulnerability beautiful because vulnerability is raw and true and to be vulnerable takes a lot of strength.
3. What haven’t you done yet that you wish you could? Sky diving.
4. Complete this sentence: “If I had no fear, I’d be…” A superstar.
5. What is the one “flaw” you wouldn’t change about yourself? My height.