We had the good fortune of connecting with Kristin Schackmann and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Kristin, what habits do you feel helped you succeed?
Being persistent and staying in contact with other brands and companies I have worked with throughout this difficult time of the pandemic/protests really helped me have continued success.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
The modeling and entertainment industry are not always the easiest. You have to put a lot of time, effort and commitment into your craft. It is a real hustle. You will get a lot of no’s before you get a yes. Sometimes you have to continue to push more for yourself and not rely on anyone else to move your career along. If you stay persistent and consistent, jobs will come your way.

Any great local spots you’d like to shoutout?
LA is a great city with many hidden gems. Some of my favorite spots are in Koreatown. Delicious food, late night coffee shops and of course 24 hr spa to soak and relax in the hot tubs and steam rooms. I also love Cafe Gratitude and Montys for delicious vegan food. Also you can not not visit some of the beach cities while you are in town. Driving up the PCH and stopping at Huntington Beach or head to Malibu for some of the prettiest views and gorgeous beach.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
All of the wonderful brands and companies I have worked with over the last year i.e. POPFit Clothing, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Melissa Mercedes, René Tyler Plus Size just to name a few.

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Image Credits
Jonathan Chong Betsy Pettet Nancy Houser Curve Photo