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ALEXIS HENRY IS AN AMERICAN MODEL OF AFRICAN AND IRISH DESCENT, BORN AND RAISED IN A SMALL OHIO TOWN. REPRESENTED NATIONALLY, ALEXIS HAS WORKED WITH TODAY’S LEADING PLUS AND STRAIGHT SIZE BRANDS.

AS A FULL TIME MODEL, ALEXIS CAN BE RECOGNIZED FROM WORKING WITH BRANDS SUCH AS DIA & CO, REBDOLLS, URBAN DECAY COSMETICS, SAVAGEXFENTY, UNIVERSAL STANDARD, AND FASHIONOVA.

IN 2015, ALEXIS MADE GROUNDBREAKING HISTORY AS THE ONLY PLUS MODEL TELEVISED FOR LOS ANGELES’S FASHION PRODUCTION, FACET FASHION WEEK. IT WAS FROM THEN THAT ALEXIS WOULD WALK IN NEW YORK FASHION WEEK’S FALL 2017’s SHOW FOR STREET-WEAR DESIGNER BRIAN WOOD, AS THE ONLY PLUS SIZE MODEL. SINCE THEN, ALEXIS HAS WALKED FOR VARIOUS DESIGNERS AND BRANDS FOR FASHION WEEK AND PROMINENT TRADE SHOWS.

IN ADDITION TO MODELING, ALEXIS HAS ALSO PRODUCED WORKSHOPS ON BODY CONFIDENCE AND RECENTLY BEGAN SPEAKING OUT TO CHILDREN IN NEW YORK CITY CHARTER SCHOOLS, CONCENTRATING ON FINDING SELF LOVE AND RESPECT. AS A MOTHER AND LEADER TO A 7-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER, IN 2018 ALEXIS DESIGNED AN AFTER-SCHOOL NON-PROFIT PROGRAM, “AS YOUR BIG SIS”, WHICH AIMS TO HELP TEACH SELF DISCOVERY AND TO ENCOURAGE AND EMPOWER THE YOUNG GIRLS OF NYC TO BE FUTURE LEADERS.

WITH EARLY ROOTS AND INSPIRATION IN FASHION, ALEXIS IS WORKING TO BANISH SIZE AND BEAUTY STEREOTYPES BY NOT ONLY ILLUSTRATING AND TEACHING BODY CONFIDENCE, BUT ALSO SHARING HER WORLD THROUGH FASHION PROJECTS AND MODELING. ALEXIS HOPES TO ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO BE KINDER TO THEMSELVES BY PROMOTING MENTAL CLARITY AND SIZE REPRESENTATION. 

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