For someone who was told to lose weight when she first entered modeling, Liris Crosse has made incredible strides in an industry that far too often undervalues curves and darker complexions. Never one to be held back, the Baltimore-native has done everything from appear in music videos for artists like Raekwon and Jay-Z, and movies like The Best Man, Baby Boy and The Inside Man. She has also been featured in highly visible fashion campaigns for the likes of Lane Bryant and Ashley Stewart, along with countless other commercial print appearances in publications like Essence, British Cosmo, YM, Seventeen and King Magazine. Beyond the curves and the confidence lies quiet wisdom and self-awareness. To know Liris is to love her – and you can do just that by checking out our sit down with the beautiful Ms. Crosse as she discusses her humble beginnings.
Originally posted at TheWellVersed.com on March 26, 2012.