Dworaczyk was born on Nov. 21, 1984, in Port Lavaca, TX, and grew up fast - at least physiologically - reaching 5'10" by age 13. The young girl developed a fascination with the fashion industry, aspiring to work in it in some form. She won the Miss Teen Texas pageant in 2000, after which she signed with a modeling agency and was given an accelerated school regimen at Port Lavaca's Hope High School. Graduating at age 16, she resettled in New York City and worked both as a runway and print model for a Who's Who list of designers. Along the way she hired on with Toronto-based television magazine show, "Inside Fashion," which aired throughout the country on the Citytv network, as ...