Kumiko Ming (Japanese for “Eternal Beautiful Child”) is a Jamaican-American model, writer and entrepreneur that began her modeling journey at the age of 13. Born and raised with an island background, this Jamaican Bombshell stands at 5’8” with piercing eyes, a radiant smile, and curvy physique. Her goal is to show the world that everything beautiful doesn’t only come in a size 0 or 2.
Started her modeling career appearing as an extra in television and films including Bachelor Party 2 and Burn Notice. She was also a contestant in the Miss Jamaica Florida Pageant in 2005. From time to time Kumiko participates in online modeling competitions in which she is Maddhott.com’s Hott Model October 2008 (the first winner for the competition) and Glamorous Curves’ August 2009 Glamour Girl. Being the first and only plus model to be nominated in 2010 as Best Caribbean Model for the South Florida Caribbean & Dancehall Awards, Kumiko continues to make an impact in the industry. In 2011 she was a finalist in About.com’s Plus-Size Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Plus-Size Model alongside Lane Bryant lingerie model Ashley Graham and Ireland’s leading plus size model Louise O’Reilly.
With promotional work to include: the Stunt & Shine Car Show 2009 in Miami and being one of Six Twelve Magazine’s Six Twelve Angels. Kumiko has been featured in NIFTY Magazine, Six Twelve Magazine, Street Fame Magazine and Flava Girl’s 40 Flavas Magazine. In 2011, Kumiko collaborated with Atlanta's very own Six Twelve Magazine as a writer for her column – “iSpeakSwag.”
A woman with many talents Kumiko Ming is an entrepreneur extraordinaire. Her style is whatever she is feeling at the moment whether it’s artistic, urban, preppy, sexy or even casual there’s a little bit of everything in Kumiko Ming. With her bright smile, bubbly personality, sexiness and ever growing talents, Kumiko Ming is definitely one to look out for as she takes over the industry by a storm!