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20 Most Eligible Atlantans 2014

Matchmaker, matchmaker, make us a match! After interviewing hundreds of single guys and gals, we’ve rounded up the city’s ultimate catches—a group with the brains, beauty and ambition to win some hearts. So who will take these total packages off the market? That’s up to you! Party with JEZ and this year’s 20 Most Eligible Atlantans on Aug. 21 at Tongue & Groove. Now, who’s ready to get lucky in love?

Recording artist, Icon Music Group; and actress/model, Atlanta Models & Talent, Inc.

Age: 29
Originally from: Pensacola, Fla.
Lives in: Buckhead
Education: Pensacola State College
Perfect mate: A gentleman with family values and a good sense of humor—I love a confident man who knows what he wants.
I am complimented most often on: My eyes
The gutsiest thing I’ve ever done for love was: Wrote a personalized song for someone’s birthday.
Biggest turn-ons: A guy that still keeps chivalry alive and is ambitious, passionate and confident
Biggest turnoffs: Large egos, bad manners, liars and men with cats
Longest relationship: Two years
Where do you hang out? The IVY Buckhead and Establishment Buckhead
Ideal date: Anything with the right person. A great date activity with the wrong person is still a bad date.
Hobbies: Singing, writing music, dancing, watching reality TV shows and
working out
Favorite restaurants: Antico Pizza, Fogo de Chao, Seven Lamps and Umi
Favorite sports team: Atlanta Hawks
Proudest professional moment: Dancing professionally for the Atlanta Hawks for four years was something I had set my heart on doing. I was also invited to sing the national anthem at Philips Arena twice, and I’m so grateful for that opportunity.
Part of the body you notice first: Height and face
You know you’re in love when: I share my food with you. I’m madly in love if I give you my last bite.
Celebrity crushes: Ryan Gosling, William Levy and Jason Momoa
Something people would never guess about you: That I’m more of a tomboy than I appear to be
Describe yourself in three words: Passionate, honest and dynamic
When I want to feel sexy, I... let my hair down, turn music up and dance.
Who inspires you? My daddy
Guilty pleasure: Candy, anything red-velvet flavored and gossip mags
Signature drink: Starbucks or sweet tea
The key to my heart is: My family

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Hair and makeup by Nyssa Green, The Green Room Agency; and Alicia Igess, The Green Room Agency/Urban Tangles using Nars Cosmetics
Photography assistant: Naomi Smith
Hair and makeup assistant: Courtney Gower, The Green Room Agency
Shot on location at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Roche Bobois and W Atlanta – Downtown