Lisa Cassandra Jackson was born in 1987, in Jersey City, New Jersey, and is an American model who is best known for her participation on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 9 in 2007. She went on to appear on season 11 of Project Runway in 2013, and was the model for the winning designer.
America's Next Top ModelEdit
In 2007, Jackson participated on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 9. Initially, she was controversial when details about her past as an exotic dancer were revealed. However, she excelled in the beginning of the competition, and had two first callouts. She won two reward challenges and was twice voted CoverGirl of the Week. Jackson also appeared in the bottom two twice; during her first appearance, she was spared over contestant Ambreal Williams. The subsequent week, after traveling abroad to Shanghai, China, she was in the bottom two after a poor CoverGirl commercial, and she was eliminated. The cycle was later won by Saleisha Stowers.
Jackson appeared as a model on the Lifetime program Project Runway. She first appeared on season six in 2009 where she walked in the final runway show. She later appeared on season 11 in 2013, and she was the model for winning fashion designer Michelle Lesniak Franklin. Jackson will wear Franklin's winning collection in a Marie Claire editorial feature, and won a $25,000 cash prize. Since that time, Jackson is not accepting Time for print photo sessions anymore.
Jackson has also modeled for Source, Carmen Marc Valvo, amongst others. She has also been featured twice on the America's Next Top Model segment Top Models In Action: the first time in Cycle 11, and the second in Cycle 13. She is currently signed with Muse Model Management in New York and Studio Model Management in Paris.
Jackson also appeared in the 2011 music video for the Sean Paul single "She Doesn't Mind" off his 2012 studio album Tomahawk Technique. In the video, Jackson plays a security guard.
Jackson also appeared as a model in season 8 episode 5 of The Next Food Network Star.