Plus Size Model Toccara Graces The Cover of PLUS Model Magazine’s “Love Your Body” Issue
The #1 Plus Size Fashion Magazine Features Toccara Jones in the Annual Love Your Body Issue.
Best know from this season’s, The Ultimate Merger as well as holding the title of the first plus size model in America’s Next Top Model, Toccara works her magic this October as cover model and featured editorial in PLUS Model Magazine’s yearly Love Your Body issue. Madeline Jones, PMM Editor-in-Chief shares, “In this special body issue, cover model, Toccara Jones, is full of confidence; she has made a long lasting career based on NOT conforming to others standards.”
Born in Dayton, Ohio, the vivacious & voluptuous Toccara is an American fashion model & television personality whose down-to-earth glamour has earned her many fans.
While a contestant on the third season of the smash-hit UPN series America’s Next Top Model, Toccara was named “Cover Girl of the Week” five times. She also brought her curves & lively personality to the second season of VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club, where she lost 32 lbs. (15kg), & to VH1’s Celebrity Paranormal. Toccara gained 14 lbs. back & went on to appear on Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp, which puts celebrities from past seasons up against new celebrities, & which premiered in March 2008.Toccara then hosted BET’s now defunct nightly program Take the Cake, a live interactive game show, & still works as a correspondent for BET’s popular entertainment news show, The Black Carpet.
Toccara, featured in Rocawear’s “I Will Not Lose” advertising campaign, has modeled for Torrid, Avon, New York & Company, Ashley Stewart and Target, as well as in pages of fashion & lifestyle magazines. Her runway shows include Hot 97’s Third Annual Full Frontal Hip Hop Fashion Show, Luxe and Romance Fall 2005, Bet Presents: Rip the Runway 2, Elle Girl present Dare To Be You: Wal-mart Meets America’s Next Top Model’s 2006 and Alice & Oliva Fall 2006. She has co-hosted an episode of 106 & Park, & a new show on Oxygen entitled the 25iest Power Couples.
Ms. Jones has shown her talent as an actress on several hit UPN series including Girlfriends and All of Us, & her guest appearances on talk shows let her share her energy & enthusiasm with a live audience. She occasionally appears on the Tyra Banks Show. In one talent episode, she served as a judge. She also hosted America’s Next Thick & Sexy Model on the show.
Toccara currently lives, works, & plays in Los Angeles. She believes people should follow their dreams because she is living proof that hard work & dedication can lead to making them come true.