Open House will be held on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012, from 12:30pm - 2:30pm at Hunting Park Recreation Center located at 900 W. Hunting Park Ave at Broad St. in Philadelphia. The cost of registration is $15.00 per model and participants who register before October 22, 2012, are granted one free model class. One full program tuition waiver will be raffled off to attendees of the open house. Registration is available on-site and via www.t33nphilly.com. Register quickly as spots are limited.
Jovonna Townsend, Editor-In-Chief and visionary of T33NPHILLY MAGAZINE and its Modeling School was inspired to give back to her community after the loss of her eldest brother due to gun violence in 2005. While a student at the Art Institute of Philadelphia, she became inspired to work with youth in her community and have a meaningful social impact. She established JO’NI Mentor and Model program in 2007, a Stop The Violence and Increase the Peace afterschool program in memory of her deceased brother and held numerous fashion shows in Philadelphia that sold over 500 tickets. Having won first place in Hype Hair and Black Men’s Magazine 2007 “Natural beauty Contest” that landed her a full spread feature in Hype Hair Magazine, Jovonna has graced numerous runways in the tri-state area including Celebrity stylist Carl J, Linen and Lace, and Celebrity Charity Runway Fashion Shows. Nationally placing as a top ten finalist in Ford Motors and Steve Harvey’s nationwide “Taurus Top Ten Competition.”
“My passion lies in uplifting and building internal and external confidence within young ladies in and around the community. I love helping girls believe they are indeed “Simply the Best”; I am super excited about being able to inspire young females through giving them an outlet to express themselves creatively” exclaimed Jovonna.
Any individual or company interested in sponsoring tuition scholarships, services, or goods, as well as any inquiries should be directed to Jovonna Townsend via e-mail at Jovonnat@t33nphilly.com
T33NPHILLY MAGAZINE (TPM) is an exciting, fun, and adventurous, online publication, written by teens and for teens, that celebrates and highlights the lives of ordinary youth. Our mission is to highlight and groom talents and creativity in adolescents of all nationalities between the ages of 16-19. This is accomplished through modeling, journalism, photography, entertainment, fashion, education, styling, lifestyle, artistry & tons more! TPM spotlights high school graduates, athletes, honor students, young entrepreneurs and community activists. T33NPHILLY Magazine (TPM), tagline “It’s My Time To Shine!” which is a boost of excitement a teen feels after winning a victory.