Kumu’s Next Top Model by Jodilly (aka KNTMbyJodilly) is a professional model search founded and hosted by JodillyPendre in the livestreaming application called Kumu.

The show focuses in fashion and versatility. It runs weekly with a pattern – Challenge, Photoshoot, Elimination – with gues tjudges from the fashion industry.

KNTMbyJodilly has a proven track record of discovering new model talent, launching
careers and making dreams come true. Some of our contestants have signed with local and international agencies and started working as professional models.

PRIZES

  • Cash Prize
  • Face of PRACO
  • 3-month contract with HOUSE OF STARS on Kumu
  • A chance to get represented by L Scout Placement
    internationally
  • A photoshoot with a feature article in Spotted Magazine
  • Professional Photoshoot in Velvet Studios
  • 2-hour modeling session with Jodilly Pendre
  • The New Hue Video Podcast Guesting
  • A chance to get a blue check in Kumu

TOP 5 FINALIST

ANTOINETTE GACAYAN

Photographer: Royet Dela Vega
Hair and Makeup Artist: Fitz Gerald
Stylist: Fitz Gerald

What is your current work or course if studying?

lam an administrative staff of the Curriculum and Instructional Materials Development at Palawan State University.

What are your other hobbies aside from modelling?

Other than modeling, | do folk dances up until now at PSU Sining Palawan Dance Troupe. | also love doing pageantry. At some point in my life | want to be on stage showcasing my talent and spreading words of kindness.

Why did you join KNTMbyJodilly?

I joined KNTMbyJodilly because I want to explore more of my capabilities of what I can do. I want to know my limit, and I want to know if this is what really makes me happy, or what we call passion. Now I think modeling is one of what I call passion. It makes me happy everytime I do a photoshoot.

How do you want to be remembered by your supporters?

I want to be remembered by letting them feel that I really push beyond my limits, that I do my best. I would love them to feel that I appreciate each and everyone who helps me, mostly my team.

Why do you think you should win KNTMbyJodilly?

I should win KNTMbyJodilly because I have the heart to do my passion, with all the obstacles that I had been through just to be here in this competition. This is why the heart really knows what it wants and that is to be Kumu’s Next Top Model. Another thing is that | want to be an inspiration to all the girls like me, who are doubting herself in everything she does. | just want to say, everyone is capable of doing anything. It just takes time to find
what you really want in life. So, “Aspire to Inspire’, as said onone of the vlogs of Miss Jodilly.

KIMERLYN DALE

Photographer: Jionor Verona
Hair and Makeup Artist: Denz
Stylist: Kimerlyn Dale

What is your current work or course if studying?

I work as a marketing and sales specialist. I’m a freelance model and I also run a Lipgloss line.

What are your other hobbies aside from modelling?

Besides modelling, I love everything that revolves around fashion, like reading fashion blogs, creating contents, organizing collaborative shoots. In my free time, I also engage in activities like swimming and some sports like badminton.

Why did you join KNTMbyJodilly?

To be honest, I’m not really sure why | joined the competition at first but my gut said so. That enough was something | relied on. It brought me to where | am now and I’m really thankful for it.

How do you want to be remembered by your supporters?

I want my supporters to remember me as the girl or the model who never gives up to whatever challenges she faces that no matter what you look or where you came from you can always achieve your goals and dreams. And if you ever fall, you can always stand up stronger than ever.

Why do you think you should win KNTMbyJodilly?

Given the chance to win KNTMbyJodilly, I wanted to prove the essence of diversity in this industry, and if you put passion, hard work and optimism all together that would be the good qualities of being a model and I strongly believe that those are my personality and traits.

JOE KEMPF

HMUA: Ingolf Edward
Photographer : Daisy Kempf
Stylist : Joe Kempf

What is your current work or course if studying?

I am currently working in my small Milk Tea shop.

What are your other hobbies aside from modelling?

Aside from doing photoshoots and runways, I also love to do vlogging and editing videos for my Youtube channel.

Why did you join KNTMbyJodilly?

I want to be remembered by my supporters by my fierce look, my different poses and flexibility in different kinds of shoots. Also, it would be great if they will know me by doing my best on all photoshoots and challenges, by improving myself, learning from my mistakes and by showing who | am.

How do you want to be remembered by your supporters?

I joined KNTMbyJodilly to achieve my modelling dreams. | know it will be a good experience for me and also | will definitely enjoy this kind of competition because it’s my passion. Even though this is an online competition, | know | will learn a lot. Also, | ama big fan of ASNTM, and it has always been my big dream to experience such challenges and this kind of competition.

Why do you think you should win KNTMbyJodilly?

For me, I should win KNTMbyJodilly because | am passionate and hard working on what | am doing especially in the photoshoots and challenges given every episode. | developed a lot during this competition that made me more confident and deserving to be the first ever KNTMbyJodilly.

ROSALIA PARAS

Photographer: Jewelle Reyes
HMUA: Ross Paras
Stylist: Ross Paras

What is your current work or course if studying?

I’m currently studying in UP Diliman as a BS Business Administration and Accountancy student

What are your other hobbies aside from modelling?

I really enjoy doing vlogs, watching movies and cycling during my free time

Why did you join KNTMbyJodilly?

thas always been my wildest dream to model ever since | was a little girl. When | first saw the KNTMbyJodilly competition, | literally said to myself that it’s about time for me to get out of my comfort zone and just go for it!

How do you want to be remembered by your supporters?

I want people to remember that |’m the kind of person that would do everything to make my dreams happen. | don’t have any team nor experience in the modeling industry and yet | still managed to go this far. | conceptualize, style, shoot and edit all of my photos.

Why do you think you should win KNTMbyJodilly?

I strongly believe | have so much to offer in this industry. | have the passion, determination and the attitude to win
KNTMbyJodilly. | hope that my performances each week can speak for themselves on how much | can improve and do better with proper training and support.

VEA BUENVENIDA

Photographer: Trexy Mae Escobro
Hair and Makeup Artist: Vea Buenvenida
Stylist: Vea Buenvenida

What is your current work or course if studying?

I am currently studying first year college taking up Bachelor of Physical Education

What are your other hobbies aside from modelling?

Aside from modelling , | enjoy dressing up. This is something I’ve always wanted to do since | was a kid. Everytime | do this in front of a mirror, posing and changing my facial expressions, | feel like I’m in another world where | am not insecure about myself.

Why did you join KNTMbyJodilly?

I joined KNTMbyJodilly because first of all, | believe this is the best way to do things outside of what | used to do and try things | just imagined before. Second, | want to overcome my insecurities in life and turn them into motivation by projecting them in different poses. Third, this is my way in helping my family financially. | also want to make them proud of what | have achieved in life. Finally, | want to inspire others that there’s nothing wrong with trying things. Being inexperienced is not hindrance because we are all started from nothing. JUST KEEP
TRYING UNTIL YOU REACH THE TOP!

How do you want to be remembered by your supporters?

Aside from having poor internet connection, | want to be remembered by my supporters as the one who was once
eliminated from the competition but returned to prove her real ability; the one who faced the challenge wholeheartedly, with faith and determination, and the one who is inexperienced but never gives up.

Why do you think you should win KNTMbyJodilly?

For me, I should win KNTMbyJodilly because | am READY! I’m ready to stop my study temporarily to focus on my career. And I truly believe that | have what it takes to be the first ever KNTMbyJodilly winner and if I’m short of it, I’m willing to learn and acquire things to fulfill what is needed. Seriously, | consider myself as an important person in this world who has been sent to leave a mark and to inspire.