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Metric (kg/cms.)
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 294 lbs
Bust: 47"
Waist: 42"
Hips: 56"
Cup: B
Dress: 22
Shoe: 12.0
Hair color: Black
Hair length: Long
Eye color: Brown
Ethnicity: Hispanic
Skin color: White
Shoot nudes: No
Tattoos: None
Piercings: None
Experience: Very Experienced
Compensation: Paid Assignments Only
Genres: Acting
Fit Modeling
Parts Modeling
Promotional Modeling
Spokesperson / Host

Last activity: Sep 12, 2014
Joined: Apr 02, 2008

Jennifer Barreto-Leyva

35 years old
Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
My magazine

Mayhem #686640

MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/jabl

About me
Top model. Pioneer in the Hispanic plus size World. Born in Venezuela and raised in Venezuela, Lawyer and Journalist, specialized in Aspectism. Dedicated since 1997 to the tireless journey of showing that being plus size and not achieving the ideal measurements of 36-24-36 is not a requirement for being a beautiful and successful woman, pioneer in the World on behalf of Latinos in the real beauty movement. She writes several columns Worldwide with thousands of followers due to the kindness and passion she puts in her writing job.
Jen as her fans call her is the first Latina who participated in the Miss Universe Plus Size, the only one winning so far, not only by the Judges vote but the popular vote too. Pioneer in the plus size modeling in Latinamerica. Jennifer dedicates her life to help people to embrace themselves and solve her issues with selfsteem, fashion, discrimination and weight in a professional way. Is the first Latina to be cover in Vogue Curvy. Director and Editor in Chief of Revista Belleza XL the first and only Magazine in history of media dedicated to plus size people in Spanish www.bellezaxl.com she is also host of the plus size segment of TV show “Ellas y sus noches” in Puerto Rico. First Latina nominee to the Plus Size Awards as best plus size model, winner of third place, defined by the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian as “The perfect plus sized woman” currently official blogger for Vogue Curvy for Latinamerica. Currently blogging for Huffington Voces.

Spokesperson in Venezuela for Misses 4 peace.

“The beauty of each woman goes far beyond having a little curve or very sharp ones. Rather, it is knowing how to respond to what life throws at you, however delicate, and knowing how strong a mark to leave each time you go after your dreams.”


Talk Show De Novela con Beatriz 17/02/04. TELEVEN. Venezuela.
Talk Show De Novela con Beatriz 20/05/04. TELEVEN. Venezuela.
Variety show Portada´s 27/03/07. VENEVISION. Venezuela.
Talk show Balance  07/04/07. TELEVEN. Venezuela
Reality show "Sudando la gota gorda" 25/05/07. VENEVISION. Venezuela
Reality show "Sudando la gota gorda" 04/06/07. VENEVISION. Venezuela
Law show "Lo legal en lo cotidiano". 05/02/2008.  CANAL“ I. Venezuela
Variety show "Lo que ellas quieren" . 05/06/08. LA TELE. Venezuela 
Interview for Reuters. 13/06/08
Variety show Portada´s  10/06/08. VENEVISION.
Human Rights segment "Un momento diferente"  CANAL I. 31/08/08
Contestant on dancing show "Pongale Ritmo" onœSabado Gigante.  UNIVISION, Miami, Florida-  November 2008
Variety show Portada´s 12/06/09. VENEVISION. Venezuela
"Mentiras verdaderas" 31/07/09 RCTV INTERNACIONAL. Venezuela
"Ellas y..." TELEORO, Puerto Rico. December 2009
"Ellas y..." TELEORO, Puerto Rico. December 2009
"Ellas y..." TELEORO, Puerto Rico. December 2009
"Los trapos y su gente". Venezuela. March 2010
Variety show Portada's. Venevision. Venezuela. 21/07/10.
Variety show "Lo que ellas quieren". LA TELE. Venezuela. November 2010
"Los Trapos y su gente" Canal I. Venezuela. November 2010
Talk show "In Situ" with Sergio Novelli. Canal I. Venezuela. December 2010
Tribute "En privado" with Maria Elena Lavaud. Venezuela. Globovision. January 2011
"Ellas y sus noches" Plus size fashion segment. Puerto Rico. December 2010/January2011
"Can a fat girl be a beauty queen?" Debate at Sabado Gigante. USA March 2011
"Los Trapos y su gente" Canal I. Venezuela. April 2011.
"CALA" with Ismael Cala, at CNN en Espanol. May 2011.
"Levantate Bolivia" at Cadena "A" with Priscilla Quiroga, Juan Carlos Arana, Martín Sotomayor, and Ricardo Irusta. Bolivia. June 2011.
"Los Trapos y su gente" Canal I. Venezuela. June 2011
"Los Trapos y su gente" Canal I. Venezuela. July 2011
"Pa'lante con Cristina" TELEMUNDO. USA. February 2012
Cafe CNN. CNN en Espanol. USA. August 2012.
Documentary. Natgeo. 2013. USA
Sábado Gigante. Univision. 2014. USA


Medical doctor show "Consulta de medianoche" 17/06/04. 104.5 KYS FM
Eli­ Bravo´s show. 27/10/04. Exitos 99.9 FM. UNION RADIO.
Berenice Gomez´s show "La cuaima y la bicha" 23/10/07.  102.3 FM. CNB.
Mary Montes´s show. 02/04/07. Onda La Superestacion 107.9 FM. UNION RADIO.
Valentina Quintero´s show "En todas partes" 02/04/07. 90.3 FM Actualidad Union Radio. UNION RADIO
Norberto Mazza´s show  "Nunca es tarde". 04/03/07. Onda La SuperEstacion 107.9 FM. UNION RADIO.
Maripili Hernandez´s show Actualidad Union Radio. 08/04/07. 90.3 FM UNION RADIO
Eli Bravo´s show. 27 /04/07. RADIO GLOBAL 1210 A.M. (Florida, EE.UU.)
Radio Show "Alo RCN" for Colombia. For RCN network 05/02/2008 (Colombia)
Eli Bravo´s show. 15 /02/08. RADIO GLOBAL 1210 AM. (Florida, EE.UU.)
Luis Chataing show´s "De nuevo en la mañana" La Mega Estación 107.3 FM.
Ana Mari­a Simmons & Pedro Luis Flores´s show "Ni tan calvo ni con dos pelucas" Circuito X 89.7 FM. 16/05/08
Victor Sanchez & Sandra Villanueva´s show "Ahora es cuando" on Planeta FM. 22/05/08
Eli­ Bravo´s show. 16/07/10. RADIO GLOBAL 1210 A.M. (Florida, EE.UU.)
"Contra reloj" with Sheina Chang & Diana Carolina Ruiz on Magica 99.1 FM 28/07/10
Flor Alicia Anzola & Elizabeth Fuentes's show "Frivolas" on Onda 107.9 FM 28/07/10
"Los hijos de Lindbert"  with Daniel Rojas (co-hosting) on Radio Rumbos 30/07/10
"Echadas pa´lante" with Malena Gonzalez & Astrid Carolina Herrera on Circuito X 27/09/10
"En Privado" with Maria Elena Lavaud. Onda La Superestacion. November 2010
"GigaBlog" with Enrique Guart and Vanessa Carmona. November 2010
"La revista" with Elba Escobar and Maria Elena Lavaud. Onda La Superestacion. 2011
"Mujeres en Pelotas" HOT 94 FM. 2012
"Cristina entre amigos" Cristina Radio. 2012
"En primera fila" with Carla Angola. UNION RADIO. March 2012
CG Magazine Radio. Agosto 2012
"Las Reinas" with Miriam Bastardo and Katerine Marciales. Onda La Superestacion. Septiembre 2012
Escenarios y mas with Yoleida Salazar in Circuito Actualidad 93.7 FM 
Cristina entre amigos. 2013
Walo Radio con Susan Soltero, Puerto Rico. 2013
"El medio lunch" en Play FM Network with Andreina Veliz. Venezuela. 2013
"Atrévete con Vicky Alberty" Puerto Rico. 2013


Interview for Diario Clari­n. 30/04/07. Argentina
Interview for Elite Magazine. Julio, 2007.  Atlanta, U.S.A
Interview for Diario El Tiempo  4/02/2008. Colombia
Interview for student of journalism at Dominican Republic 22/04/08.
Interview for El Universal, 13/05/08. Caracas, Venezuela
Cover & Interview for "Chevere News".  September 2008.  Florida, U.S.A.
"Moda en la calle". Revista Estampas, 06/10/09. Caracas, Venezuela
"Divas plus".  Revista Fama, 15/10/09.  Miami, U.S.A.
Interview/Fashion Editorial for "Revista Atrevida" Puerto Rico. March 2010
"Estilacho de los lectores" Revista EME. March 2010
Interview/tribute at Revista Estampas, 26/09/10
Revista Estampas (part of an interview to a photographer I worked with). October 2010
Revista Sexo Sentido "El sexo de..." February 2011
"Dar la talla" by Silvia Mago for "Revista Eme" March 2011
Cover/interview for "Suplemento Viernes". Diario El Norte. July 2011
Diario El Caribazo. December 2011
Eva's. December 2011
Revista Estampas. March 2012
Cover and interview of Revista Dominical. Aniversary issue "La belleza esta en todo" June 2012
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad Guardian Newspaper   (The WomanWise Magazine)
Diario El Siglo. August 2012. Venezuela
Diario Panorama. August 2012. Venezuela
Diario El Norte. August 2012. Venezuela
Diario Ultimas Noticias. August 2012. Venezuela
Diario El Informador. August 2012. Venezuela
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad Guardian Newspaper   (The WomanWise Magazine) August 2012
Femina Magazine (Hungary) 2012 http://www.femina.hu
Revista Marcas 2012. Venezuela
Trinidad Lookbook July 2012. Trinidad.
El propio August 2012. Venezuela.
El propio October 2012. Venezuela.
Caribbean Celebs. October 2012. Trinidad.
Magazine Oh my News! 2013. Korea.
Revista Estampas 2013. Venezuela.
"El Estilacho" Revista Eme. 2014 Venezuela
El Universal. Venezuela. 2014
A todo ritmo. Venezuela. 2014
Revista Eme. Venezuela. 2014


"Chica de Portada" www.gordos.com  September 2000
Miss Plump Venezuela 2007 April 2007
Miss Plump Universe 2007   April 2007
Review on the beauty queens magazine Critical Beauty  March 2007. Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A
Interview for Columna Estilos. 09/09/07.  Florida, U.S.A.
Review for the beauty queens magazine BellezaCol 16/10/07.  Costa Oriental del Lago, Venezuela
Review on HRNEWS 10/05/08. Sweden.
Finalist on the search of "Model of the month" on www.dcglamourplus.com May 2008
Finalist on the search of "Mujer Estampas" May 2008 www.eluniversal.com
Interview on the online magazine "Hecha y Derecha" Octubre 2008-10-25.  Venezuela.
Interview for "Venus Diva Magazine" October 2008.
Covergirl for model of the month searching on "Glamour Plus" December 2008
Featured on Raqui´s oficial Website.  January 2009
Featured/Interview on "Just as beautiful Magazine".  February 2009
"Get out of town" Interview for "Venus Diva Magazine" June 2009.
Covergirl / interview on "Solid Women Magazine"  June 2009
Glamorous girl Spotlight!  July 2009
Interview for "Modeuses Rondes" Magazine (France) July 2009
Interview for "CriaturaGG" Magazine. (Brazil) August 2009
Cover/Interview on "Large in Charge Magazine" (USA) August 2009
Review for Plus model Magazine Blog (USA) October 2009
Interview for "Skorch Magazine" (USA) December 2009
Article for "Daily Venus Diva" (USA) December 2009
Blog "Poderosas Gordinhas" (Brazil) 2010
Interview/Fashion Editorial for "Revista Atrevida" (Puerto Rico) 2010
"Estilacho de los lectores" Revista EME. (Venezuela) April 2010
Interview "Revista Sem Medida" (Brazil) April 2010
Featured Plus model in print. Plus model mag. (USA) May 2010
"Fatshionista of the month" Voluptua Project. (USA) May 2010
Voluptua Project (Special featuring) (USA) May 2010
Plus size and or tall for Voluptua Project Interview. (USA) May 2010
"A modest proposal" with VOGUE Curvy. (Italy) July 2010
"Personajes" at Guayoyo en letras. (Venezuela) October 2010
Pepsi We inspire (icon) (USA) December 2010
"Lo + placentero, incomodo y destacado de 2010" at Sinflash.com by Alejandro Gutierrez Tremola. (Venezuela) January 2011
Cover and interview for venezuelan - italian magazine Suroeste http://www.suroesteonline.com/ Febrary 2011
Diva of the week www.8plusdivas.com (USA) Febrary 2011
Cover/interview for "Suplemento Viernes". Diario El Norte. July 2011
Model icon on "Plus for us" (USA) September 2011
Life as a Plus-Size Model in Thinness-Obsessed Venezuela. Fox News Latino. October 2011
Model Icon Quotes for "Plus for us" (USA) December 2011
Fashion editorial "Skorch Magazine" (USA) January 2012
Revista Estampas March 2012
Plus model 411 (USA) April 2012
Cover and interview of Revista Dominical. Aniversary issue "La belleza esta en todo" June 2012
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad Guardian Newspaper   (The WomanWise Magazine) August 2012
Diario El Informador. August 2012
Diario El Siglo. August 2012
Diario Panorama. August 2012
Diario El Norte. August 2012
Diario Ultimas Noticias. August 2012
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad Guardian Newspaper   (The WomanWise Magazine) August 2012
Femina Magazine (Hungary) 2012 http://www.femina.hu
Trinidad Lookbook July 2012
El propio August 2012
El propio October 2012
Caribbean Celebs. October 2012
Magazine Oh my News! Korea 2013
Diario El Siglo. 2013
Een maatje meer. 2013. Holand.
"Fuerza" story on Swak Designs Website.
Blog BBW Generation. 2013. USA
Blog Curves a la mode. 2013. USA
Curvy connection by IGIGI. 2014. USA
Su-Style blog (twice) 2013/2014 Puerto Rico
"El Estilacho" Revista Eme. 2014 Venezuela
Cover model for magazine Large in Charge. USA. 2014
El Universal. Venezuela. 2014
A todo ritmo. Venezuela. 2014
Revista Eme. Venezuela. 2014
Diverso Magazine. Venezuela. 2014
El Universal. Venezuela.2014
Diáspora Dominicana. Dominican Republic. 2014
Diario Dom. Dominican Repúblic. 2014
Plus Models Today. USA. 2014
Image of the Caribbean Plus size fashion week 2014.


Variety show "Portada' s" (Runway) 27/03/07. VENEVISION
TV show "Balance"  07/04/07. TELEVEN
Interview for Reuters. 13/06/08
Variety show "Portada´s" (Runway) 12/06/09. VENEVISION
"Mentiras verdaderas" 31/07/09 RCTV INTERNACIONAL
"Los trapos y su gente". Venezuela. March 2010
Venezuelan congress of etiquette and protocol at UCV auditorium January 2011
Caribbean Plus Size Fashion Week, 2012 edition.

First Latina to be nominated as best plus size model at the Plus Size Awards.  Won 3th place.


"BIG GIRLZ" - The Plus Size Woman's Anthem. August 2009.

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Summit Endangered species in Argentina March 2011

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