Vashtina Johnson is the winner of Diva Face of Colour 2015. Apart from Divas Face, the 31-year-old model has participated in Top model UK 2015 finalist (3rd place in public votes), as well as Miss Jamaica UK 2014 finalist.
According to Vashtina, her “forename is partly derived from the bible” and says she’s a “Diva by nature!,” because in the book of Esther – Vasthi was a Queen.
Vashtina, who said she’s proud of her Jamaican heritage and say’s her grandmother is a Ghanaian from the Ashanti tribe. She holds a degree in Beauty Therapy and Health Studies, as well as another one in International Spa Management.
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On her career she to Divas of Colour: “I’m currently excelling in 2 careers; one is a full-time Executive PA for the Professor of Medical Physics and Bioengineering. This role extends to the provision of admin support for a team of gifted medical scientists and technicians. Additionally, I’m a freelance catwalk and commercial model and recently directed my first charity fashion show for Children with Cancer UK. With support from a dedicated team of volunteers, I was able to donate £1,217 and intend to continue these Charity Fashion shows, supporting a new children’s charity per event.”
In the middle is Vashtina Johnson accepting her price as the winner of the face of Divas of Colour, standing beside her on the left is Diana Tambe of Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam and Black Pearl Secret, an African inspired fashion brand. On her right is the founder of Joliette.
Speaking of her InspirationVashtina Johnson said: “I feel extremely honored and privileged to be part of the Divas of Colour organization, which was selflessly established by Faustina Anyanwu to recognize the difference our prominent women of colour make to society. On March 21st, 2015 I felt so spiritually elevated to be surrounded by so many inspiring women of colour and look forward to promoting the work of these high achievers.”
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Speaking on her aspirations, Vashtina Johnson said: “It is evident that Beauty Queens have the power to influence charitable giving via promotion of charitable causes and education of the strife and plight of those in need. As Diva Face of Colour 2015, I will continue to strive to be a leading humanitarian, using my status and talent to improve quality of life for socially and economically disadvantaged people.”
On her motto, the Diva Face winner said: If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it – then I can achieve it.” Muhammed Ali.
Photos: Sade Johnson | CLO Photography.