Meet The Model: Avery Tharp Shot By Emon Toufanian

Sweet treat.

Name: Avery Sandra Tharp

Nickname: My mum and grandparents always called me “Avy”. After meeting my family, some of my closest friends also use my nickname.

Star sign: Cancer

Where are you from and where do you live now?
I’m from Santa Cruz, California — a small surf town south of San Fransisco. I currently live in LA LA land, aka Los Angeles, and I love it.

What do you like to do/hope to do outside of modelling
I absolutely love to bake. I often bring cakes and batches of cookies to my agents at Photogenics. They are so cute when I delivery them. They often encourage me to open my own small bakery. I would really love to do that someday.

What inspires you most?
I love to be out in nature. There’s something about fresh air and solitude that brings a new perspective and a rejuvenated sense of self.

What songs or albums are soundtracking your life atm?
I walk to the beat of my own drum.

Any personal beliefs or values that are meaningful to you?
Honesty and kindness for your fellow man.

What celebrity or person from history do you have a crush on?
Abraham Lincoln. It’s just something about that beard.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
I think I already answered that! I want to be a baker and just sit around and eat cakes all day and get fat and happy.

What scares you most?
I’m a little afraid of the possibility of an apocalypse. I have a secret fantasy of building an off-the-grid house with its own water source, solar panels, and farm.

Best piece of advice you ever received?
My grandfather’s wife Stephanie told me when I was 18 to go out and start modelling.

What is a skill you wish you possessed?
Well, time travel would be great. As a matter of fact, teleportation would be fantastic too.

What fictional character to you most relate to, and why?
Definitely the mother bear in Goldilocks and The Three Bears, because I love my soft bed.

Best YouTube clip you’ve ever seen?
I love to watch clips about people rescuing animals who are in need of urgent intervention.

Photography: Emon Toufanian
Model: Avery Tharp @ Photogenics