Miss Paradise: Taryn Maria
Taryn Maria is hard worker, extremely positive and outgoing. She is also very dedicated to any project that she chooses to undertake. At first glace you catch on to her super-friendly nature, and kind kindhearted spirit. Her modeling advice ” Always acting in a professional manner because you never know when you may meet that someone to creative amazing things with!” Modeling and photography is rapidly expanding, and that’s exactly why she loves it.
“I’ve been getting my hands grubby with it ever since I was old enough to hold a camera, point, shoot & pose! All of my body art are strategically placed, they are tasteful and they all carry meaning and are of great sentimental value to me. ”
MOLL Magazine interview
Photographed in Cancun, Mexico on location at the Oasis Sens for MOLL Magazine by Lady Ashley Photography
Which is worse, failing or never trying? In my eyes, you should try everything. whats the worst that could happen ?!
When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done? I am very grateful for every one of the amazing opportunities iv been given. I don’t claim to be someone I am not. I just hope to continue doing what I love for as long as I can.
What is the one thing you’d most like to change about the world? Cancer. It is a terrible thing to deal with, personally and socially. I lost a few friends & family members to different kinds of cancer.
If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich? Working with kids, I use to be a nanny. I loved it. so challenging yet so rewarding. kids can make the darkest day bright and sunny!!
What was the worst date or best you have been on? I went out for dinner on a blinde date – the guy was a creep. not going to lie, After spending like 30 min with him talking about himself and his nasty big toe, I excused myself and went to the washroom….. But I never came back LMAO. basically walked out
What is your biggest dream in life? To be happy in life no matter what I end up doing with my time. No regrets – CARPE DIEM
What is the difference between being alive and truly living? You can go thru the motions of life but without truly experiencing everything life has to offer then your just alive. to LIVE in the moment is totally different version of life
Ever danced in the rain? Oh hell yeah, nothing is better then the Rain. Growing up in Vancouver, Canada we get A LOT of it.. my favorite thing to do is to go for a Jog in the rain… let it down pour so hard I cant even hear myself think.. best time in the world.. so free, so open, just me !
Who is your favorite actor? Mark Wahlberg – I would have his babies haha
Tell us a secret.. I have 8 brothers & 3 sisters – all spread out accross Canada
What pet would you have if given a chance to keep one? Tiger (red or white) ohhhhh man, If i could have a tiger, it would be game over. I would ride it everywhere and anyone who gave me shit would have to talk to my pet tiger!!
What are you greatest strengths and weakness? My strength would be that I am Outgoing, Adventurous, Passionate, Persistent and Motivated to achieve my goals – My weakness is that i can be unorganized and sometimes inefficient.
Your favorite drink? Shirley Temple, Mmmmmm
What super power do you dream of having? I would LOVE to have Mystique’s powers from XMEN – a shapeshifter – but that could get me in to a little bit of trouble hahaha
If you were lucky enough to win the lottery, what would you do? I would kidnap my mom and best friend for a year long travel adventour. start in the USA, work our way south then fly accross to england and go from there, see the world!!
If you come spend a afternoon with any person from current times or in the past who would it be and why? Hugh Hefner, because he is the man!! I would love to just sit down, hang out, watch a movie and chat about life. Im sure he could teach me a think or two about life!
Your dream vacation? Car? Job? My dream vacation would to go to Bali, Indonesia My dream car would be Shelby GT 500 My dream job would be working on movie sets, In front or behind the lens.
If you came across a genie who offered to make three of your wishes come true, what would those wishes be? Playboy Playmate, that I was financially set for life & that my mom would live forever!
Who do you look up to most in life? My mom, she is my best friend. Not only does she allow me to make my own choices but she allows me to make my own mistakes. She lets me grow as a person but is never far behind me. shes my heart my soal my everything!
Tell us a childhood story.. Funny, scary, anything.. I was goofing around with my younger brothers, went to do a Cartwheel in the school feild beind our house and snaped my foream.. bent one bone – broke the other… to this day my left arm is MUCH weaker then my right.
Who are you in Pop culture? I am somewhere in the middle. Not famous but not unknown – happy medium
Got any big plans coming up? Why not share them! I was just in Cancun, Mexico for the International Bikini Model Search finals, I will be attending their event in Sept in Dominican – also have a few LA, VEGAS and VANCOUVER trips in the future
Which cartoon did you like the most? Scooby Doo was and Still is my cartoon hero !!
If you were stranded on an island, what ten things would you take with you 1. A pot 2. A Tarp 3. Swiss Army Knife 4. Antibiotics 5. Fishing Pole 6. Solar Powered Generator 7. Fire Starter 8. My Mom 9. Sleeping bag / Bug Net 10. Aloe Vera haha