Wilhelmina model DJ Millie on spinning for Serena Williams and why she should produce Beyoncé's next hit.
Where did you grow up? DJ MILLIE: South Pasadena, Calif.
Recent shoots? DJ MILLIE: I have a campaign coming out with Morphe Cosmetics really soon that I’m beyond excited about. And I’ve worked with brands like Urban Decay, YSL and Aldo. I used to save up my money to buy their products, so it’s been quite the journey.
What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done for a shoot? DJ MILLIE: I hung out of a Rolls-Royce with Alessandra Ambrosio for a Cîroc campaign shot by Mario Testino.
Top songs on your playlist right now? DJ MILLIE: ‘Girls Need Love’ by Summer Walker, ‘Needy’ by Ariana Grande and Nipsey Hussle’s entire album Victory Lap.
Favorite gig you’ve played? DJ MILLIE: I DJed Serena Williams’ clothing line pop-up for three days straight, and she was present all three days. It was an honor to be around such strong women and make them dance!
Dream collab? DJ MILLIE: Beyoncé. I’m starting to produce music and I know exactly what our song would sound like, and the world needs it.
What makes you feel sexy? DJ MILLIE: Smelling good. I’m into perfume and smelling yummy.
Any hidden talents? DJ MILLIE: I can kinda sing?
What are your beauty secrets? DJ MILLIE: Exfoliating! My favorite exfoliating scrub is ExfoliKate by Kate Somerville. And a La Mer moisturizer. I also live for Korean skincare sheet masks.
What’s a place you’ve never been but are dying to go to? DJ MILLIE: Bali and Africa.
Fitness routine? Favorite studio in Miami and why? DJ MILLIE: I take barre classes and I’m super committed to it. The best classes are at Equinox.
Go-to spot in Miami to grab a drink? DJ MILLIE: Hyde.
Advice to aspiring models/musicians? DJ MILLIE: When you feel like giving up, don’t.