Name: Darlene Melendez
Hometown: Walnut, CA
Body type: Tall and Slender! ;)
Occupation: Personal Trainer, gogo dancer, and real estate agent! ha ha!
Turn-ons: I'm a sucker for eyes, and big strong arms, a man who can cook, and
most importantly he's got to be intelligent and be able to carry a good
conversation anyone can just talk.
Turn-offs: Bad breath, smoking, bad dancing, and bad kissing!
Hobbies: Dancing, reading, playing pool, laying by the pool, a good game of
poker, and baking cookies =) yum!
Favorite Food: Chocolate! if you consider that food.
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Music: House music, but I listen to almost everything from Metal to
Jazz and even Country!
Favorite Books/Magazines: Danielle Steel when I'm in the mood for romance,
Dean Koontz when I want a thriller and self help books when I want to be
Favorite Movies: Scarface, House of a 1,000 dead corpses (love Rob Zombie!),
The Beach, Pans Labrynth, I can go on and on...
Favorite Thing in the world: My Family
Dream Vacation: Fiji, or the Greek islands
Dream Car: A plane, ha ha! I hate driving because I drive so much!! But if
I have to choose it would probably be a big monster truck so I can bully
people on the road!! ;)
Ambitions: To be a Star ;)
Where were you born? La Mirada, CA
When did you start modeling? I have been doing promotional modeling for years
but I just recently started doing print, and runway.
What is your favorite thing about being a model? Traveling, meeting new
people, having beautiful friends and getting paid!
What areas of modeling are you most interested in? Print, promotional,
What goals are you pursuing for the future/what would you like to
accomplish? To finish my Masters Degree.
Are there any magazines you would like to see yourself on the cover of? All
What are your most memorable modeling experiences? When I
travel with Monster Energy Drink. All the girls I work with are so nice. We
get to see so many places and sometimes I cant believe we get paid to have
If you weren’t modeling, what do you think you would be doing? Probably
teaching still, or working in real estate.
What do you do for fun? Party like a rock star!
Are you into any sports? I'm not really good at them even though I'm tall,
I'm not very coordinated! But I like volleyball and basketball.
How do you stay in shape? I try to work out at the gym almost every day. I
dance a lot and watch what I eat.
If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go and why? I
would like to go to a far away island for a little R&R.
Have you ever used your looks to get out of a ticket? Of course! How else
are you suppose to do it??
What kind of guy do you like? Smart, Tall, handsome, well mannered, did I
mention tall? ;)
What kind of guy bugs you? Ignorant, conceited, or lazy people.
What is your daily routine like? Um.. I sleep a lot! I sleep till about
1:00 then go to the gym and work out, go back home and sleep some more!!
Have you ever had a nickname? "Boo boo" or "Darlena" (don't ask)
Do you have anything else you would like to say? I really liked working with
Bryan the whole experience was great very easy to work with and his new
little baby is the cutest!
What did you think of the vehicle you shot with for SoCalCustoms.com? I
thought it was nice, I don't know really know a lot about cars but I really
liked the sound system and the flat screen in the back! ;)