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model citizen: jenny albright

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by: michael dumler

August 11 2014

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You've seen their faces on the runway, campaigns, and all over the internet. Now get to know the models behind the clothes in this new weekly feature. 

Google "Jenny Albright" and among the usual fashion suspects (like presentations for The Elder Statesman, Kate Spade, and Rosie Assoulin), you'll find an unlikely hit: The Lonely Island. The model had a prime cameo in the comedy troupe's massively popular clip, "Jack Sparrow," which racked up more than 126 million views and counting. How's that for exposure? And with Fashion Week looming, we've got a feeling this is only the beginning for Alabama-raised New Yorker. Before you see her on the runway next month, get to know Albright here. 

Model: Jenny Albright 

Agency: New York Models 

How old were you when you started modeling? 

15 

Favorite thing about modeling?

It's really cool that I got to start traveling at such a young age.

One thing you'd like to say to people that think modeling is easy?

Certain aspects of modeling are hard, but if you're confident in yourself and have a good head on your shoulders, it is kind of easy. Cole mining. That's a hard job. 

Favorite photographer? 

Mario Testino 

Best advice you've been given as a model?

Make good use of all the free time! Its important to be working toward other things you're passionate about so you can feel like you're accomplishing something even when modeling jobs hit inevitable lulls. 

Favorite designer?

Saint Laurent 

How do you describe your style? 

This summer I've been living in white tshirts and high top vans

 Best beauty tip you've been given? 

The secret to the Erin Wasson undone bed head look is dry shampoo! 

 Favorite City to work in?

Sydney was my first time oversees and I ended up staying for three months. I might still be there if my visa hadn't expired!

 Whats on your playlist right now?

Childish Gambino and Danny Brown 

Any special projects you're working on for yourself? 

My best friend Isaac and I are djing together…we're called Daddy Likes.

See more Model Citizens:

Cailin Russo

Kelsey Rogers 

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