“LIFE HAS OPENED MY MIND TO MANY THINGS WHICH REFLECT IN MY WORDS, PICTURES, MUSIC, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, MY SOUL.”
Hope Kiriisa is an ambitious, charismatic, curvy model. Hope’s portfolio includes her work with some of the industry’s top brands such as Levis, DKNY and Vince Camuto. She has also captured the attention of celebrity designers such as Melissa McCarthy, Giuliana Rancic, Wendy Williams, and Jessica Simpson to name a few. Hope currently models on-air for the world’s leading retail television station, The Home Shopping Network, HSN.
Being born to Ugandan parents, strong values and morals were instilled in her at a very young age. Growing up, being a fashion model was not something that she dreamed of becoming, as she was lead to believe by society that only tall and slim women could model. Unexpectedly, during her sophomore year of college at the University of South Florida while majoring in Economics, she caught the eye of a fashion stylist and her life went in a new direction.
Hope enjoys creating music and acting, which has landed her several roles in commercials with high aspirations of taking her talents to the big screen. In the mean time, she is pushing the boundaries of her modeling career. The enthusiasm and fire that she has for youth is one like no other. Hope has been a motivational speaker, role model, mentor, and to youth and women for over a decade speaking at Teen Summits, Women Empowerment Conferences, and various community events."Inspired to Empower" is Kiriisa's initiative through the #TheHopePrint Project .