Although she’s still at the beginning of her career, Jaslene Gonzalez is best known for being an elite Latina fashion model in the United States.Jaslene shot to worldwide fame when her striking beauty won her a top prize on a reality television show, but she is most proud of her heritage, growing up in a large close-knit Puerto Rican family in Chicago.Jaslene Gonzalez (born May 29, 1986) is a Puerto Rican fashion model, and the winner of Cycle 8.Early Life Jaslene Gonzalez was born in Puerto Rico.However, unlike Joanie and Anya who finished as runner-up, Jaslene won the competition.Overall, she has had 4 first call-outs, 4 Cover Girl of the Week titles and 1 challenge win.Mentored by a local Latina fashion designer, Jaslene did some modeling jobs in high school but her career did not take off until after she appeared on national TV.
Jaslene partnered up with Liz Claiborne and the National Domestic Violence Hotline, to spread awareness about teen dating violence, for the Love Is Not Abuse campaign.
After nearly succumbing to domestic violence when she was teenager, Jaslene is proud to serve as an inspirational role model and advocate for survivors of relationship abuse.
A beautiful young woman still in the prime of her life, Jaslene has a very bright future ahead of her in the world of fashion and modeling.
Jaslene started off at the top of the pack, getting her photo called first twice in a row.
Jaslene became only the second contestant (Joanie Dodds, runner-up of Cycle 6 being the first and Cycle 10 runner-up Anya Kop the third) to never place in the bottom two.