Monique StaTeena aka. “StaTeena” is an American actress, model, and television personality. She has been described as stunning, charismatic, and intriguing. When she walks into a room her presence is undeniable. She first came to fame as a contestant on America’s Next Top Model. Following Top Model, StaTeena continued to pursue her passion and has become a successful, sought after professional model and actress and can now be seen everywhere from Tv shows, to the runway, magazines, commercials, music videos and now Motion picture Films.
She has graced the runway for such notable designers as Balenciaga, Giorgio Armani, CHANEL, Alberta Ferretti, Michael Costello, Monique Ihuillier, Sue Wong, Peter Hildago, Sophie Theallet, Kevan Hall, and Custo Barcelona to name a few and is a constant presence on the runways during New York and LA fashion weeks.
StaTeena has been featured in many national & international commercials such as Fiat, Volkswagon, Beats by Dre, Smirnoff, Target, Kotex, Vegas.com, Marshalls, Payless & Apple to name a few. StaTeena also worked alongside Kevin Hart in a Coca-Cola Coke Zero commercial for his hit movie “Let Me Explain.”
StaTeena Co-Star’s with Wesley Snypes in the remake film “Dolemite is my Name” coming summer 2019
Some of her Television appearances include INSECURE, Ballers, Blackish, Nickelodeon "Game Shakers," Tosh.0, Good Trouble, Grand Hotel, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Big Shots, Rules of Engagement, Style Network and HBO's TV series Entourage. In addition, she has appeared in several music videos including Ne-Yo "Miss Independent," Usher “Good Kisser,” Whiz Khalifa “BakeSale,” Chris Brown “Episode," and Kelly Rowland featuring David Guetta "When Love takes Over."
StaTeena’s passion beyond modeling and acting is philanthropy. She has donated her time to many worthy causes including United Way Home Walk, The Children Uniting Nations, Operation Save a Child, The Pantry Box Woodland hills, The Academy of Communication and Technology and Kanye West S.H.O.W.S Foundation. She delivered the keynote speech at The Danny Clark Foundation in 2012 & at The Inner youth Back 2 School program 2015 to fight against teen suicide and has been invited to speak at many more youth events about self-esteem and education. StaTeena is currently working on setting up her own foundation whose primary focus will be on domestic violence and women and children in abusive relationships.
StaTeena has an enthusiasm for life and a persistent soul. Her passion is in modeling and acting, her heart is in philanthropy, and she also has a head for business. She has several entrepreneurial ventures on the horizon and hopes to grow her profession into a brand similar to such famous models turned entrepreneurs as Iman, Cindy Crawford, Heidi Klum and Tyra Banks.
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