Karina Zevallos is from Lima, Peru. She lives with her parents and younger brother in Buford GA. Zevallos is an International Business major at Georgia Gwinnett College.Three words that best describe her are humble, independent and optimistic. Karina serves her community by doing over 100 service hours each year, she has received 5 Presidential Awards since 2012. Her passion for helping others led her to open "A World Mission" in 2016. An organization that strives to serve underprivileged kids worldwide, and gather teens to serve by doing community service all across the state of GA. 

Karina is a freelance model works promos, photo shoots, runway, is a spokesmodel, has judged several pageants, shoots for different designers, music videos and does commercials. Karina is also an international print model. She has advertised for different companies, organizations, magazines and books. She has won 5/5 titles, and has also received Miss Photogenic, Best Interview, and Miss Congeniality. Zevallos was one of the "50 MOST BEAUTIFUL" for the Jezebel Magazine this year. 

This bright young lady opened Shine Pageants and Modeling in 2017, a modeling school with more than 80 students enrolled, soon to be agency. She works hard each day teaching her students and always finding new opportunities for them, as runway models, competing in pageants, promo jobs, photoshoot models and much much more. Shine has more than 67 thousand likes on Facebook and more then 100 thousand followers. Soon in January, Shine will host their second graduation ceremony and second year anniversary.

Karina would not be half the person that she is today if it wasn't for her mom, Ana Cayupe.


"She Pushes me to do the best that I can do. I sometimes feel overwhelmed, but she is my cheerleader and helps me pull through. Having 2 business, a Non Profit and school at 21 sounds crazy but I love it, and its all thanks to my mother". 

Jeremiah 29:11 <3