Ehizoje Azeke (Zoje; IG: @zojea) leads with love and gratitude. The former dancer turned model born in Philly has fantastic bone structure, poise, and one-to-watch.
Modeling Name: Ehizoje Azeke aka Zoje
Where were you born? Philadelphia, PA
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Favorite things: Some of my favorite things are the beach, chocolate chip cookies, all white sneakers, and good music.
What music are you listening to at the moment? DJ Sumbody – Ayepyep
Favorite movie, tv show: I don’t have a favorite movie, but I recently saw “US” was super impressed by the narrative and layers of social critique; I thought it was an impactful way to present a horror film. I’m watching the final season of Game of Thrones, and it’s incredible!
Favorite designer, fragrance or grooming/beauty product: My favorite designer right now is Ji Won Choi; she’s very talented, and a super cool person! I also love Kirby Jean-Raymond. *For fragrance, I’m currently wearing Dior Sauvage (it’s my go-to).
What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? I’ve danced professionally for 12 years, so that is a huge part of my background. I’m also looking at master’s programs in film.
What’s something uncool that you love anyway? I love ASICS Kayano’s; they’re the most comfortable sneakers I’ve ever put on, and great for running!
What’s the best thing about your hometown/country? The best thing about Virginia Beach (where I grew up) is the vibe. Everyone is friendly there; you have the beach mentality mixed with Southern hospitality; it’s great!
Place you would love to visit: I have a good friend who lives in Curacao and meaning to visit for a long time; hopefully this year!
Which brand(s) would you like to model? I’m always happy to work with designers of color; inclusion is essential!
Favorite modeling experience so far? My favorite modeling experience will always be NYFW; I’ve enjoyed every show/presentation I’ve been a part of. The energy is amazing!
Favorite season? My favorite season of the year is Spring.
Favorite junk food? I’ll say my favorite junk food is pizza since I already said cookies LOL.
Where do you feel the most stuck in your modeling career? When I first started modeling, it took time for me to get signed (a long time LOL), but like everything else, if you keep at something, it will always happen eventually!
Currently, you’re obsessed with or about? I’m presently and forever will be obsessed with sleep!
Three words that best describe you as a person? The words that best describe me as a person are love, Love, and LOVE.
Favorite entertainer or public personality? My favorite entertainer is Monica Dogra. She’s an incredible artist based in India and a wonderful friend.
Your favorite quote? “Where there’s is love there’s is no darkness.” – BURUNDIAN PROVERB
Any shoutouts? Shout out to Wilhelmina Models and my incredible agents there. Shout out to my BFF from high school who’s getting married this week! And, shout out to my family & friends for their constant support!