with Jodi Tiahrt / @thejoditiahrt
Photography by Arthur St. John / @arthurstjohn
HMUA: Taylor Jazz / @taylor_jazz
Location: Serob Papazyan
Congrats on your Playboy South Africa Cover! What does this mean to you? This is a HUGE accomplishment for me! This has been a goal of mine for a very long time so having it finally come true is so rewarding. I am beyond thankful and blessed.
Tell us about your background. Where were you born? Where did you grow up? Where do you live now? I was born and raised in Tyndall, South Dakota. If you google it, you probably won’t find it because it is a small farming community in South Dakota (1200 people). I currently reside in Las Vegas.
Have you ever been to South Africa? If not, would you like to visit someday? I have never been to South Africa, but I would love to go there. I want to check out the Palace of the Lost City, Table Mountain and Cape Town are on the top of my list of things to see.
What do you think of when it comes to Playboy and the iconic bunny? Playboy is the most Iconic accolade you can achieve. To be a part of so many iconic women is amazing! This is a huge accomplishment, so I am going to take this honor and run with it!
What’s your favorite color? Favorite color is pink. I honestly don’t wear pink a lot, but I have always loved the color pink. I am a girly girl!
What type of music do you enjoy most? Favorite artist? I love all kinds of music, but I gravitate mostly toward EDM and Country. I love Calvin Harris, Kygo, Luke Combs and Luke Bryan are some of my favorites.
Favorite movie of all time? Favorite actor? Favorite Movie is Coyote Ugly and my favorite actor is Richard Gere.
Do you prefer the beach or the pool? I love the beach, more specifically the ocean. Something about sun, sand and water that brings a sense of peace and happiness.
Read the book or watch the movie? I love to read! I actually read every night before bed. Reading will always be my pick over watching TV.
What is your favorite body part on you? on him? My favorite body part is my eyes. Eyes will always be the first thing I notice on a guy. You can tell a lot about someone by looking into their eyes.
What attracts you the most in a man? The most attractive thing about a man is his personality. Be confident, not cocky. Be real and be authentic.
Biggest turn on? The biggest turn on for me is a successful, hardworking man. I want a man who hustles and works as hard as I do.
Biggest turn off? The biggest turn off is a narcissist.
Describe your perfect date. Perfect date is to take me down to LaJolla and walk along the ocean. I will be in love!
Describe yourself using 3 adjectives: Humble, hardworking, and funny.
How important is working out and fitness to you? I put my health and fitness over everything else in my life. If you don’t make your health your #1 priority, all other areas of your life will suffer. Your health is the key to being successful in life!
Tell us about your photo shoot. I had an amazing photoshoot with Arthur. I honestly think every photo he took could have made the cover of the magazine! Taylor Jazz made sure my hair and makeup were on point and I felt like a cover model that day! They both made me look and feel like a Queen. I am so thankful for such an amazing team and turning my dream into a reality!
Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? 10 years from now I want to be looked at as an iconic role model for women. I am currently expanding my brand and launching my new website and VIP page as well as some merchandise. I know I am going to keep expanding my empire but most importantly to be a Playboy Icon.