Isis King is a vivacious fashion model and designer with big dreams and the ambition to make them a reality. Originally from Maryland, Isis studied fashion design at the Art Institute of Philadelphia and moved to New York following graduation to pursue becoming a fashion designer. While working as a background model on a shoot, Isis caught the attention of supermodel Tyra Banks and was selected to participate in ‘America’s Next Top Model,’ becoming the first transwoman to compete on the show. Isis used the opportunity to bring national attention to issues facing LGBT homeless youth, gender transitioning and gender expression but shortly after the show ended, she decided to take a break from modeling to chase other dreams.
Finally ready to get back on the catwalk, Isis has returned more determined than ever to jumpstart her career and pick up where she left off. Gracing the pages of Seventeen Magazine and Out Magazine amongst others, Isis is also the first transgender person to model for American Apparel. Between modeling, hosting and acting, Isis has become a triple threat with a successful multi-platform career. Recently relocating to Los Angeles to pursue acting and modeling full time, Isis is determined to follow her dreams, but on her terms. Forced to start fresh in a new city without a backup plan, does Isis have what it takes to make it to the top?