Q&A: Isabel Arndt (9)

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Isabel Arndt (9) poses for a photoshoot at Pheasant Hills Park in Dyer on a Friday afternoon. She started modeling a month ago.

Jade Mehok

Q: What made you want to become a model?

A: People approached me and ever since I was little, I always liked being photographed.

Q: Are your parents supportive of you?

A: My parents are supportive of me.

Q: Would you continue to do this career into college?

A: I want to do modeling for as long as I can.

Q: Is there something about modeling you don’t like?

A: You get judged a lot because it’s all about your figure and your body, so you have to be confident.

Q: What company do you model for?

A: 107 models.

Q: How long have you been modeling for?

A: I’ve been officially a model for a month now.

Q: Did someone inspire you to become a model?

A: There’s a lot of models I look up to, and I love it.

Q: What’s your favorite thing about modeling?

A: I love trying on a bunch of different outfits and being photographed. It’s really just fun to try something new, and you meet and interact with new people and can travel.

Q: Does it take away time from being with friends or doing homework?

A: It doesn’t take a lot of time away from me being with my friends because I’m new to the industry and am mostly focusing on growing into my look.

Q: What is one major thing you accomplished this year?

A: Just getting an agency because I’ve been waiting for a while.

Q: What advice would you give someone who decides to go into this path?

A: Always be confident and to not always take everything so serious. You should obviously take their opinions into consideration, but don’t beat yourself up about it. You need to separate your work life from your personal life.