As days go by, I find myself in complete awe thinking about Ivanka Trump. She’s beautiful, intelligent, and awfully successful. What more could you ask for?
As a student, she went to Georgetown University for two years and then followed her father’s steps and graduated with a bachelor of science in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
She’s not only a girl with brains, but one with a face so beautiful that led her to modeling from the young age of 16. She’s been on the cover of Seventeen magazine and has walked the runways for designers including Versace and Marc Bouwer.
The first time she caught my eye was when she replaced Carolyn Keptcher on one of my favorite shows, The Apprentice. I think anybody that has seen her on the show can say that she works in a confident, articulate, let’s-get-to-the-point manner that is sexy, but very intimidating from time to time.
Last year she created her own jewelry line, the Ivanka Trump Collection, and has opened a successful boutique on Madison Avenue (and planning on opening boutiques in Las Vegas and Japan). I’ve looked at a lot of her jewelry and they are absolutely breathtaking. She creates unique pieces that you rarely find on the market and her line can appeal to both young women and the elderly. According to Trump the prices range, starting from $750 to over millions of dollars, so that “Everybody of all ages could really afford our pieces.”
She isn’t just the new queen of jewelry, she’s also the Vice President of Real Estate Development and Acquisitions at the Trump Organization. When describing her life as the daughter of one of the richest and powerful man you could think of, she refuses to compare herself with Paris Hilton and other heiresses. In an interview with the London Express she explains, “I work 13-hour days for my money and I bought my house from my father – I have a mortgage, you know.” And “I think we are totally different individuals….If I were to go off the rails and become this party kid, I would not be able to afford my lifestyle. I’ve never had a sense of entitlement. I saw how hard my father worked for his money and it was always made very clear to me that things wouldn’t just be given to me.”
I can’t even express how much I respect I have for Ivanka Trump. Thinking about how hard she works makes me want to work harder and strive for the better. She’s a perfect role model if you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or model. I know she’s someone that I will always look up to.