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jenniferJennifer Durazzo

Jennifer has worked in the industry for 25 years. She started modeling at the age of 12. Jennifer was born and raised in San Diego, California. At the age of 14 she signed with Elite Los Angeles and continued modeling in LA for 8 years. Jennifer started working for the John Casablancas center in San Diego 15 years ago and now currently is part owner of the Raleigh John Casablancas center. Jennifer has carried out one of the highest placement rates of all the JC centers for over 12 years consistently. Jennifer loves to help those who are serious, and have a passion for modeling or acting. She believes that anyone can be successful in this industry as long as you work hard and are willing to do what it takes to show you have talent.
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Cheryl has seen both sides of working in the modeling and acting world. Having a child that modeled for years has allowed her to really relate to the parents that are starting off in the industry with their children. Cheryl also has run one of the top JC centers in the US for years and understands the business side of the industry. Cheryl grew up in California and has an in intensive business background working with some of the top builders in California. She is the proud parent of two daughters, a loving wife and a wonderful grandmother of three. Cheryl's great work ethic allows her to be a wonderful instrument to those pursuing modeling and acting as well as their parents.
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Pat is a true native to California. He was born and raised in San Diego and grew up having a strong passion for sports and the ocean. Pat has an impressive resume of accomplishments in sports all through high school as well as college. He understands what it takes to be successful in anything that you have a passion for. Pat left one his loves, the ocean and surf to come to North Carolina to support his family with the opening of Avanti. Pat is always there to support all of the models and actors at Avanti. Pat always goes the extra mile to ensure the talent and parents are taken care of. Pat is the proud parent of two beautiful girls as well as a caring husband and an extremely proud grandfather to three children.
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Bridget was born and raised in New York. She came to North Carolina 15 years ago. Bridget has worked in the modeling and acting industry for the past 12 years. She has had years of experience scouting and placing talent. Her work has been recognized across the nation and has spoken in front of hundreds of people on what it takes to be successful in this industry. Bridget's great communication skills helps the talent clearly understand all of the steps that the talent needs to ensure they are prepared for their journey into this industry.
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Gray started as a photographer 15 years ago. Having entered into a very competitive profession of photography, through his hard work and dedication he is now recognized as one of the best commercial photographers in the industry. His patience to learn and be creative has allowed him to expand his career as a photographer to many new areas such as web design. Gray has helped hundreds of models and actors have the best tools to market themselves as well as provide his clients with a polished and professional product. His work can be seen all over the US with some of the top modeling and acting agencies in the world. Click [here] to view the "Imagery by Gray" website. Click [here] for reel order form.