Ford’s corporate office was located in New York City with agencies scattered throughout the world. Like other celebrity-filled buildings in the city, during my sixteen years as a Ford model the New York office was marked with only a small plaque at the side of a discreet front door.
It read simply, FORD.
Once inside, it was a whole ‘nother ballgame.
One thing you can count on, there are no models like Ford models. It was the way we were trained, the way we thought, the way we prepared ourselves. It was absolute confidence.
The most famous names have made their way through Ford. Some were stars. (Stay tuned to TBE to read the hilarious and inspiring stories of me and the living legends I’ve met as a model.)
Others were stars-in-the-making.
Simple and Southern LeeAnn Jefferies. Who, for some reason, God decided to bless with the sweetness of realizing my dreams.
How awesome is God to find a way to turn my illness into a story of hope. That even the most impossible, God can make possible.
But the key to it all was my belief that it would happen.
As a woman with Bipolar Disorder, when I latch onto an idea, I refuse to let go of it until it’s a reality.
It was through my greatest challenge that I found victory!
Now I really mean it when I say, Thank you God for everything!
The Bipolar Experience – LeeAnn Jefferies