Stephanie Min

Written by D. Francis

Stephanie Min 2008 Nine5Four The Magazine Model Feature

Name: Stephanie Minaya
Age: 23
Birth Place: Brooklyn, N.Y
Occupation: Workaholic/Student/Model
Nationality: Dominican
Favorite Place: N.Y & L.A
Favorite Food: Thai Food
Favorite Music: I’m open to all different type of music, however Hip Hop is my favorite.

Hi Stephanie, Thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to talk with us. We appreciate it. Lets get straight to what everyone wants to know.

What has been your most embarrassing Moment?
I was shopping for shoes at a department store, and as I was bending down to try on my shoes, my right breast was hanging from my halter top. The Sales Associate who was helping me saw my right breast hang out and he came to me and pointed it out to me. My face was in shocked and I remember saying “OMG “. He complimented me and said  “don’t worry hun, your breast are perky and beautiful.”

What is the craziest thing you have ever done? I will Probably have to say, getting a Tattoo for every year of my Birthday. I have 3 Tattoos so far.

What is your favorite body part and why? I love my booty, because its perky and bootylicious for my small frame body. I also love my small waist. 

What do you love most about yourself and why? I love the way I carry myself with class and dignity. I won’t degrade myself to get somewhere in this industry or for any related business matter of other reasons. I’m also a very loyal person and love helping others. The sexiest thing about me is I keep it real. I don’t like to beat around the bush or make things seem like they are what they aren’t.

What do you look for in the opposite sex and why?
I look for someone who’s respectful, goal-oriented, loyal and affectionate. I’m very selective and picky, and these qualities in a man is what draws and attracts me.

What are your turn-offs and turn-ons in guys?
My turn-off in a man is bad hygiene, arrogant, liars and self- centered. My turn- on in a man are his lips, masculine body, and his eyes. I also like men with Tattoos, but not to the point where its excessively to many.

What is your biggest fear?
Failure and losing any of my loved ones.

Have you ever cheated on your partner?  I have never cheated on a significant other. I’m very monogamous when it comes to relationships. I’m a very passionate person when I’m involved in a serious relationship, I give them all of my heart. 

What’s the craziest thing you have ever done on a first date? Get on a roller coaster. I’ve always had a roller coaster phobia. When my date took me to an amusement park, he had to literally convince me to ride the roller coaster with him. I had never gotten on a roller coaster before. I’m not afraid of heights, but I have a phobia for roller coasters.

Stephanie Min 2008 Nine5Four The Magazine Model FeatureHow would a guy impress you on a first date? Being himself. Someone who keeps it real, and is not phony. Also, a man who is attentive and a great listener.

What do you look for in selecting a partner?
When selecting a partner, I look for someone who’s respectful who has a passion for life. Someone who’s adventurous with a sick sense of humor like myself. I also look for a good sense of style.

Do you have any special skills or hobbies?
The hobbies I enjoy is playing tennis and jogging.

Do you approach men that you like or do you let them come to you?  Actually every mnn that I’ve ever been interested in has approached me. Once we get into a conversation, they eventually know I’m interested because I usually flirt. If they still aren’t sure, then I always keep it real and let them know.

What do you do on the weekends?
I go shopping and dine out. At night I go to a lounge and spend time with my friends.
What are some of the things that relax you? Spending time alone and writing relaxes me. Also, retail therapy definitely relaxes me when I’m having a rough day.

What can be found under your clothes? A bra and thong.

What do you find sexy in the opposite sex? Confidence. A man who is confident and secure and has his own life. Also, when a man is man enough to admit and acknowledge when he does something wrong and accepts his fault and his wrong doing. I also find a man who is sensitive very sexy. Any man who cries in front of his woman and is able to show a woman his vulnerable side is extremely sexy.

What do you like to drink when you’re out? Miduri sour, Apple Martini and Pina Colada.

What do you like to sleep in if anything?
A tank top and shorts.

What types of foods do you like? Anything spicy. I also like Seafood, pasta and Mofongo  (This is a Spanish Dish)

How did you get into modeling and where has modeling taken you thus far? I’ve always liked modeling from the very beginning. I’ve had many people advise me on how I should get into modeling, because I have the sex appeal and the body for it. So far, modeling has been very good to me. I have accomplish some of the things I have hope for, and I will continue on doing what I love. I have met along the way some amazing people who have had my best interest at heart. I just appreciate it all.

What do you like most about modeling and why are you pursuing it so vigorously?
I like everything about it. Modeling is something special to me, I enjoy being photograph, it’s a form of art for me. I’m pursuing it because it’s been my passion since I was young. I put dedication to anything and everything that I love.

Tell us, who are some of the models you look up to as a guide? Kimora Lee Simmons and Heidi Klum.
What was your first shoot like? How did the pictures turn out? The first photo shoot I ever did was great. I loved it. The photographer capture my beauty, and I was content with how the pictures turned out.

Besides Nine5Four, Have you been approached by any other magazines or agencies? Yes. But, I’m very selective on who I want to work with. I’m not the type of person to just work or do any type of work with anyone if I don’t feel inspired or have any sort of interest in their work. 

During a shoot, what is running through your head?
I’m thinking about the outcome of the pictures because I want them to come out looking hot and sexy.

What type of
model would you want to be labeled as in the industry? A classy, Fierce, Sexy LATINA Model.

What types of modeling jobs would you consider doing and what jobs are off the list completely? I would consider doing anything with billboards or swim wear campaigns. I won’t and nor will I ever be interested in anything that has to do with the adult industry or nudity.

On a typical shoot do you need to hair and make-up artists or are you out the box ready to go? I’m usually ready to go, but sometimes I need my hair and make up artist depending on the location and the concept of the shoot.

If anyone is interested in using you for their product, how can they find you?
For more info visit or email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Besides modeling, what other things do you like to do?
I love traveling, shopping, dining at restaurants, going out, reading, and spending time with my family & friends.

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