We had the good fortune of connecting with Ashley Tingle and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Ashley, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
I chose modeling because I love to take pictures and be in the spotlight, as well as traveling. I can come out of my shell and just be myself. 

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I’m a fashion model I travel and do shows whenever the opportunity presents itself. What sets me apart from others is my strong bubbly personality and fierce look. I’m most proud of my willingness to not give up on this journey that I’ve taken it has not been easy but it’s been worth it. How I got to where I’m at today successfully is by not giving up or being easily discouraged and having my support team behind me 100 percent. I overcame challenges that came my way by willing to take criticism and being versatile. The lessons I’ve learned along the way is that your attitude and personality is what’s going to take you far in this industry not your looks. I want the world to know that I am an overcomer and that you could do anything you put heart and mind to

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I would take them downtown for some food and drinks because you can’t come visit Denver and not see the heart of the city. We would eat at the hungry wolf for some good soul food cooking. Then off to some horse back riding, we’ll ice skate, go see a rockies baseball game. An exciting place to see is the mountains of colorado we would go and take lots of pictures.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I will like to shout out my lovely husband Ralph Tingle who supports me throughout my journey he’s with me every step of the way. My big sister Jasmine Walker who encourages me daily to never give up, and for her kind uplifting words. Without these 2 I wouldn’t of made it this far.

Instagram: Dejanae_gonslay
Facebook: AshleyTingle

Image Credits
Image credit Sarah Kessenich with whimsberry fashion

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