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Jaqi and her husband, Kevin, felt blessed when they welcomed healthy twins in 2010. And it soon became apparent that their baby girls were far from ordinary - everywhere they went, mom and dad got comments and questions about their newest family members. They realized that Ava Marie and Leah Rose Clements have an unmatched beauty about them. Fast forward to today, and they've become professional models (with much help from their mother). So, let's see how these lovely twins enchanted the world.
An Early Arrival
Jaqi and her husband were preparing for the arrival of their baby twins. The twins, Ava Marie and Leah Rose were born on July 7, 2010. Four and a half week earlier than expected. But as time went on, Jaqi started to understand why it happened that way. Jaqi's journey into unexpected early motherhood was like a rollercoaster ride she hadn't signed up for, but little did she know, it was just the beginning of a double trouble adventure. As Ava Marie and Leah Rose grew, their personalities blossomed, filling Jaqi's life with double the laughter, mischief, and joy. Turns out, those four and a half weeks of anticipation were merely a sneak peek into the whirlwind of excitement the dynamic duo would bring into Jaqi's world!
“They came four and a half weeks early but knowing their personalities now it makes total sense that they would show up early, unannounced, and ready to take on anything,” Jaqi said.
Mesmerizing Everyone From the Start
It wasn’t long after the birth of twins that family and even strangers started to notice how beautiful the twins are. Since birth, the natural beauty of twins is simply undeniable. Their cherubic faces and synchronized giggles became a daily spectacle, turning heads wherever they went. Even in the chaotic hustle of everyday life, the radiant charm of the twins seemed to create a momentary pause, reminding everyone that beauty, in its purest form, can be found in the unscripted joy of twinhood.
Thanks to their smooth skin, symmetrical faces, and silky texture of hair, the twins looked out of this world from the very start.
"They Should be Models"
With such beautiful kids, it is not hard to imagine how much Jaqi and her husband heard one compliment over and over again: “they should be models.” And who could blame the constant stream of admirers? The twins' undeniable beauty and photogenic charm had everyone convinced that the runway was their natural habitat, making "they should be models" the unofficial anthem of every encounter with the dynamic, adorable, and precious duo.
According to Jaqi, strangers would always mention one thing: "Wow they are so beautiful, you should really think about getting them into modeling." She decided to give it a shot.
Modeling Stint Added Pressure on Jaqi
After being persuaded by so many people to get the twins involved in modeling, Jaqi did it and the decision turned out to be a fruitful one as the twins were only six months old when they were signed by an agency in Los Angeles. Little did Jaqi know that saying "yes" to the world of modeling would fast-track her adorable duo to stardom. By the time the ink dried on their first contract in Los Angeles, Ava Marie and Leah Rose were already breaking hearts and making waves in the competitive world of baby modeling. The journey from cooing infants to pint-sized fashionistas had officially begun.
However, it added more pressure on Jaqi as she also had to take care of her two-year-old son. The first attempt did not last longer than 3 months. "It was hard enough to get out of the door most days so my attempt back then was short lived and I decided it just wasn't the time," Jaqi said.
Living a Normal Life
Although it seemed like an enticing idea to help her daughters become models at such a young age, it wasn’t the right decision at that time. Jaqi soon found herself navigating the tricky waters of the modeling industry, realizing that the glitz and glamour came with its own set of challenges for her little ones. Balancing nap times with photoshoot schedules became an intricate dance, and Jaqi couldn't ignore the tug of her motherly instincts urging her to prioritize her daughters' well-being over early fame.
Jaqi thought that it would be better to bring her daughters alongside their peers. With time, things slowly started to change.
Going with Children’s Wishes
As Jaqi was busy taking care of her three children, the idea of modeling started to fade away. However, the twins weren’t ready to let it go yet. In a twist of fate, it was Ava Marie and Leah Rose who reignited the spark for modeling, showcasing an unyielding passion for the camera that couldn't be contained. Their natural flair for posing and genuine love for the spotlight became too evident to ignore, reigniting the modeling dream that had once taken a backseat to the demands of a bustling household. Little did Jaqi know that the twins had their own runway aspirations, and they were ready to chase them with the same enthusiasm that first captured hearts.
Jaqi didn’t want to pressurize her daughters into doing something they didn’t want to do. Hence, she made sure her daughter had a say in this matter.
The Wait Game Begins
Jaqi knew that she couldn’t ask the girls about it as they were still toddlers and not old enough to make their own decisions. While Jaqi was pondering the future of her twins in the modeling world, the toddlers were blissfully unaware, more concerned with building Lego towers than pondering career paths. It became a waiting game, with Jaqi watching for any signs that her daughters might naturally gravitate towards the glitz and glamour that had once surrounded them.
So, she waited for the right time to allow her beautiful and innocent daughters to make their own decision.
Lucky Number Seven
Jaqi believes a lot in signs. According to her, seven is her lucky number. So, it can be considered more than a coincidence that twins came into this world on 7/7. For Jaqi, the universe seemed to be choreographing a cosmic dance, emphasizing the significance of the number seven in her life. It wasn't just a numerical coincidence; it was a serendipitous alignment that reinforced her belief in the power of signs and the magical journey that awaited her family.
As the birthday of twins was approaching, the thought of her daughters turning 7 years old set Jaqi’s brain ablaze.
Presenting Her Idea Forward
As the girls were turning seven, they had developed their own personalities over the years. They were already doing several extracurricular activities like dancing and swimming. The seventh birthday not only marked a milestone in age but also in the blossoming individuality of Ava Marie and Leah Rose. Their personalities, like finely crafted pieces of a puzzle, had become distinct, each contributing to the vibrant tapestry of their household. With a flair for dancing and a knack for swimming, the dynamic duo was turning seven with a zest for life and a kaleidoscope of interests that hinted at the exciting years ahead.
On their birthday, Jaqi said, "I presented my idea to the girls that, if they were up for it, in addition to their dance classes and swim team practices they had every week, they could give modeling a try."
And They Said "Yes"
According to Jaqi, the twins really love performing for almost everybody. From their neighbors to even strangers, they didn’t mind performing for anyone. Their love for performing was contagious, turning every casual encounter into an impromptu stage where the twins would showcase their infectious energy. Whether it was a friendly neighbor or a passerby on the street, Ava Marie and Leah Rose were the pint-sized entertainers who believed in spreading joy one spontaneous performance at a time.
Jaqi said, "I was not surprised at all when they started jumping up and down and couldn't wait to begin!" The twins were all in for modeling.
Jaqi’s neighbor had recently opened a children’s boutique and she was looking for models to help market her new business. As fate would have it, Jaqi's neighbor found herself in the perfect spot to nurture the budding modeling careers of Ava Marie and Leah Rose. The quaint boutique became the stage where the twins' natural charm and fashionable flair took center spotlight, launching them into a local sensation and opening doors to opportunities that would soon go beyond the neighborhood.
Ava and Leah immediately got the job. "Plus, I needed some new photos if I was going to get them an agent so I figured this would be a great opportunity for all of us," Jaqi said.
Taking Things Slow
Jaqi took things slow from the start as she knew that girls were still young and wearing a lot of clothes and putting on loads of makeup could be unfavorable to their development. She opted for a balanced approach, ensuring that the twins' foray into the modeling world didn't overshadow the importance of a normal childhood. Jaqi aimed to cultivate their self-esteem and individuality, allowing them to explore the glamorous world of fashion while embracing the authenticity of their age. In doing so, she set the stage for a modeling journey that harmonized with the girls' growth and personal development.
"I dug out my 10-year-old Nikon camera from a bin in the garage, put a few waves in the girl's hair, dabbed on a little blush, and out we went to take some pictures," said Jaqi.
They Needed a lot of Polishing
Although Ava and Leah had amazing looks, it doesn’t mean that they naturally know how to model. Jaqi learned during her first shoot with the twins that some things take time. Despite their stunning appearances, modeling wasn't an innate skill for Ava and Leah. Jaqi quickly realized during their initial photoshoot that mastering the art of modeling required patience and practice. The journey from adorable toddlers to polished models became a learning process for both the twins and Jaqi, emphasizing the importance of perseverance and growth in the world of fashion.
Jaqi recalled on her experience "Ava would look at the camera while Leah would stare off into space... Leah would accidentally bump into Ava who of course thought it was on purpose and would shove her back."
Getting Back with An Agency
Jaqi was excited yet worried at getting her girls back with an agent. After all, they were finding a modeling agency after six years. The prospect of re-entering the modeling scene after a six-year hiatus both thrilled and concerned Jaqi. It was a mix of anticipation and apprehension, as she wondered how her girls, now more developed and with their own personalities, would navigate the evolving landscape of the modeling world. Despite the uncertainty, Jaqi remained optimistic, knowing that this next chapter could bring new opportunities and experiences for Ava Marie and Leah Rose.
"I still had a handful of contacts, so I decided to start there," she said. "To my surprise, I heard back from almost every single one asking to set up a time to meet the girls." Although they signed two agencies and were excited, trouble started to brew behind the scenes. Keep on reading to find out more about it.
The Double Agency Problem
Jaqi was looking for more opportunities for her twins and that’s why she thought two agencies representing her daughters would be a great idea. Her quest for greater opportunities for the twins led Jaqi to believe that having two agencies represent her daughters could open doors to a wider spectrum of projects and collaborations. By diversifying their representation, she hoped to maximize the chances for Ava Marie and Leah Rose to showcase their talents in various facets of the modeling industry.
It was going fine until she got a call from one of the agencies. "Hi, we wanted to let you know we were able to get the girls straight through to a callback for a Barbie Audition tomorrow," the agent told Jaqi. She started to panic as the girls had gone to the same audition with the other agency. Instead of making up any story, Jaqi told them the truth and it didn’t take long for the matter to resolve.
Entering The World of Social Media
Jaqi created an Instagram account for the girls to gain a fanbase and also to serve as a portfolio for agencies. The Instagram account became a visual playground, showcasing the charisma and versatility of Ava Marie and Leah Rose to potential agencies and fans alike. Jaqi strategically used the platform not just as a fanbase builder but also as a dynamic portfolio, ensuring that the digital realm captured the essence of her daughters' journey in the modeling world.
The account called clementstwins was created in – yes you’ve guessed it right – July. The page started to blow up and gathered 300,000 followers in a short time.
The Secret to Gaining Followers on Instagram
Although the beauty of the twins was one of the main reasons behind the success of their Instagram account, another major contributor was a tactic used by Jaqi. Jaqi's clever use of engaging captions and behind-the-scenes glimpses into the twins' lives added an extra layer of charm to their Instagram presence. By weaving a narrative around the everyday adventures of Ava Marie and Leah Rose, she transformed the account from a mere display of beauty to a captivating storytelling platform, fostering a deeper connection with the growing fanbase.
"Now, a little over five months later, the girls have over 380,000 followers," she started. "One thing I know for sure if it’s ALL about the pictures... so don’t settle for an average photographer because you want to save a few dollars." Want to gain followers on Instagram? Take quality pictures!
2017 Belonged to the Twins
Jaqi had a hunch that 2017 was going to their year and it was. The year was excellent for the twins and the family. Her intuition proved spot-on as 2017 unfolded into a banner year for Ava Marie, Leah Rose, and the entire family. The twins' charm and growing success not only elevated their modeling career but also filled the family's life with a whirlwind of exciting opportunities and memorable moments, making Jaqi's hunch an undeniable stroke of fortune.
She explained: "Aside from the fact that I'm a huge believer in signs and have been told by almost everyone that 7 is a lucky number, I just had a feeling that this year was going to be a fun and exciting year for them."
A Talented Family
As Ava and Leah were gaining popularity through modeling, their older brother was also showing his talents to the world. Their older brother's burgeoning talents added another dimension to the family's creative prowess, creating a trifecta of talent that resonated through various artistic expressions. As Ava and Leah soared in the modeling world, their brother's unique abilities contributed to a collective narrative of a family with a diverse and rich tapestry of artistic gifts.
He also signed the same modeling agencies as his sisters. Aside from modeling, he has also acted in a few commercials as well.
It didn’t take much time for everyone to know that the twins had the nature for modeling. Their innate talent for modeling quickly became the talk of the town, spreading like wildfire through word of mouth and social media. The undeniable allure of Ava Marie and Leah Rose transcended local recognition, capturing the attention of a broader audience and solidifying their status as rising stars in the world of fashion and modeling.
They got six jobs in just a week. It might have tired most little girls, but the twins were eager to do more work.
Learning With Time
Jaqi had no prior knowledge before entering the modeling industry and she is still new to it. She says that she is still learning and there are highs and lows that everyone needs to consider. Jaqi's journey into the modeling industry was a leap into the unknown, and even though she's still navigating this unfamiliar terrain, she emphasizes the ongoing learning process. As she guides her daughters through the highs and lows of the industry, Jaqi remains transparent about the challenges, portraying a genuine and relatable perspective for those who may be considering a similar path.
On her blog, Jaqi mentioned the most important thing she learned so far "is before trusting someone to guide you, make sure you know who you are getting involved with."
Facing Challenges with a Smile
For Jaqi and her twins, one of the major challenges in their new lives in the modeling world is LA’s traffic (which is, by the way, the fifth worst traffic in the country). The notorious LA traffic has become a daily obstacle course for Jaqi and her twins, testing their patience as they navigate the bustling city for various modeling commitments. Despite the traffic woes, the family has mastered the art of turning car rides into bonding moments, creating a unique and cherished part of their modeling journey.
As they have to go into downtown Los Angeles several times a week, their trips can turn into 5 to 6 long tiring hours of traveling.
Getting Guidance From Others
Jaqi is on board with the idea of taking guidance from others, but getting the right advice from the right people is what matters the most to her. Navigating the complexities of the modeling world, Jaqi understands the value of seeking guidance, but she emphasizes the importance of discerning advice from trusted sources. For her, aligning with mentors who share not only industry expertise but also ethical values is key to ensuring a positive and fulfilling journey for her daughters.
She believes in going with her gut feeling and doing thorough research before working with someone.
Ignoring Negativity and Staying Positive
Jaqi has to deal with all the negative comments and backlash that is directed at her and her daughters. Despite facing the inevitable negativity and backlash that comes with public attention, Jaqi remains resilient, focusing on the positive aspects of her daughters' journey. She sees it as an opportunity to teach them valuable lessons about perseverance, resilience, and the importance of staying true to themselves in the face of criticism.
Although she knows that it is best to ignore the negativity, it isn’t as easy as it seems.
A Comment They Frequently Receive
“They look sad” is one of those common comments they receive most of the times. Some even went on to comment that the girls are forced into doing all this. Such comments often overlook the genuine joy and passion the twins have for their activities. Jaqi counters these assumptions by regularly sharing behind-the-scenes moments that showcase the girls' enthusiasm and love for what they do. She emphasizes that their journey is a family decision, grounded in mutual support and the pursuit of the twins' own interests rather than any external pressure.
After receiving such similar comment again and again, Jaqi responded by saying that some photoshoots require to be more solemn than others. And folks, if you ever meet the twins, you’d know that they are happy, jolly girls.
"Are They Wearing Makeup?
One of the most frequently asked questions is that if the girls are wearing makeup or not. Some people have concerns that these girls are too young to be exposed to makeup. Addressing concerns about the use of makeup, Jaqi clarifies that while the girls may occasionally wear light makeup for photoshoots or events, it is done in a controlled and age-appropriate manner. She emphasizes that their exposure to makeup is minimal and guided by a conscious effort to prioritize their well-being and age-appropriate experiences in the modeling world. Jaqi is committed to maintaining a balance that respects the girls' natural development while navigating the demands of the industry.
However, Jaqi clarified in her comment by saying: "in almost every job the girl's book through their agency, or any professional photo shoot they attend, there is a hired hair and makeup artist on set. Why!? Because that’s how the industry works."
A Comment Jaqi Hates the Most
Jaqi and her family receive a lot of backlash about the modeling career of young twins. One comment that Jaqi hates the most “Let them be girls.” Despite the backlash, Jaqi stands firm in her belief that her daughters' modeling career is a conscious choice made with consideration for their well-being and desires. She sees the modeling journey as an opportunity for the girls to express their individuality while still embracing the essence of being girls in their own unique way. Jaqi remains steadfast in her commitment to ensuring that the girls' experiences in the industry align with their genuine selves and personal growth.
It really annoys Jaqi because she wants people to understand that they are not forced into it. In fact, the twins really like it and that’s how they prefer spending their time.
They Are More Than Just Models
Although it seems like they spend most of their time modeling, in reality, they are still average little girls. Beyond the glamorous facade of the modeling world, Jaqi ensures that her daughters experience a normal childhood, filled with playdates, school activities, and quality family time. The twins, despite their budding modeling career, revel in the simple joys of being average little girls, navigating the balance between the spotlight and the ordinary.
They goof around during photo shoots, like to make music playlists in the car and play games together.
Benefits of Living the Modeling Life
Being a model means spending most of the time traveling, scheduling and doing makeup, but it also helped to bring their family together. While the demands of modeling involve a significant amount of travel, scheduling, and makeup sessions, the experience has inadvertently strengthened the bond within their family. The shared adventures, challenges, and triumphs in the modeling world have become a unique thread weaving the family together, creating lasting memories that go beyond the glitz and glamour of the industry.
The twins and the family experienced something new on each trip and they spend more time together than most families. And hey, they also get to meet new people and make new friends.
The twins spend more time with their family and meet new kids their age with similar interest. But that’s not it. The modeling journey has not only allowed the twins to bond with their family but has also opened doors to meaningful connections with kids their age who share similar interests. Beyond the glitzy world of fashion, these interactions provide the twins with valuable friendships and experiences that contribute to their overall growth and well-rounded personalities.
Various companies frequently send them new products and clothes to try out and the twins love testing them out at photo shoots. In return, they help companies by giving shoutouts on their social media accounts or tagging them in their photos.
Tips on Gaining Instagram Success
You cannot get Instagram success and gain over 300,000 followers in a short period of time without having any knowledge about it. Achieving Instagram success and amassing over 300,000 followers in a short timeframe requires a strategic approach, consistent content creation, and an understanding of social media dynamics. Jaqi's adept navigation of the platform reflects not only the twins' charm but also her knowledge and dedication to fostering a positive and engaged online community.
Jaqi has a few tips to share. Remember that she had very little knowledge of social media herself. But now, she has some personal secrets to share. Keep on reading to know what her personal secrets to growing Instagram fanbase are.
Jaqi highly recommends moderation when it comes to posting on social media. She has a fair point to make as well. Jaqi emphasizes the importance of moderation in social media posting, highlighting that quality and authenticity matter more than quantity. She advocates for a mindful and purposeful approach to sharing content, ensuring that each post reflects the twins' genuine experiences and contributes positively to their online presence.
People can get sick of your account or forget about it if you overpost. Eventually, they will unfollow you because you are everywhere on their timeline.
Never Neglect Hashtags
Using hashtags smartly is another reason behind the success of twins' Instagram account. Jaqi's strategic use of hashtags goes beyond mere popularity; it acts as a virtual roadmap, guiding interested followers to specific aspects of the twins' journey. By tailoring hashtags to highlight the twins' various activities, interests, and milestones, Jaqi ensures that the content resonates with a diverse audience. The well-crafted hashtag strategy not only boosts the twins' online presence but also fosters a sense of community among their followers who share similar interests and passions.
She discovered the formula of using similar hashtags to other models of their age.
Tags are Really Important
According to Jaqi, tags have also played a crucial role in the success of girls’ Instagram account. Jaqi emphasizes that strategically using tags has been a secret weapon in amplifying the success of the girls' Instagram account. By tagging reputable brands, fellow influencers, and relevant accounts, Jaqi has not only expanded the account's visibility but also forged valuable connections within the social media landscape, contributing to the twins' growing influence and network.
Tags not only help in showing appreciation for their makeups artists, photographers, designers, and others, but it also shows their Instagram account in search results when people look for those particular people.
How to Follow The Right People
You cannot follow random people in hope for them to follow you back. Jaqi only followed the pages that she knew are most likely to follow the twins account. Jaqi's strategic approach extends to follower engagement, where she avoids randomly following accounts in the hope of reciprocal follows. She meticulously selects and follows pages that align with the twins' interests and target audience, ensuring a more meaningful and engaged community around their Instagram account. This targeted approach not only fosters genuine connections but also contributes to a more authentic and enjoyable online experience for both the twins and their followers.
Jaqi followed all of the other kid models, photographers, kids’ stores, and more.
Comments Matter A Lot
Another way Jaqi increased the popularity of girls’ account was by making the best use of comment section. Jaqi strategically leveraged the comment section as a dynamic tool to boost the popularity of the girls' account. Engaging with followers, responding thoughtfully, and fostering discussions not only created a sense of community but also encouraged increased interaction and visibility for the twins. By transforming the comment section into an interactive space, Jaqi enhanced the overall user experience and solidified a dedicated and supportive follower base for the twins.
She would often comment on other model's photos, photographers, and other accounts. This helps in establishing relationships and familiarizing yourself with others
Following Trends That Work
Jaqi found out that there are certain pictures that are appreciated more by the general public than others. By carefully analyzing the audience's response, Jaqi discovered specific types of pictures that resonated more with the general public. Whether it's capturing candid moments, sharing behind-the-scenes glimpses, or showcasing the twins' evolving personalities, these preferred pictures became a key ingredient in maintaining the interest and enthusiasm of the followers. Jaqi's ability to adapt and curate content based on the audience's preferences played a pivotal role in sustaining the girls' Instagram success.
She noticed that those pictures of the twins got more attention in which they had more similar features. This helped in drawing more attention of people.
Outfits Also Draw People’s Attention
It wasn’t only the girls’ looks and the likeliness that helped them get the attention of people; it was also their amazing outfits. The twins' ability to grab people's attention extended beyond their looks and resemblance; their fantastic outfits played a significant role. Jaqi's thoughtful selection of stylish and age-appropriate ensembles not only showcased the girls' fashion sense but also added a layer of uniqueness to their Instagram presence. These fashionable choices became a defining aspect of the twins' online persona, contributing to their overall charm and drawing in a fashion-conscious audience.
In order to ensure that her daughters had the perfect clothing, Jaqi decided to borrow clothes from her neighbor who had her own children’s boutique. This worked out for both Jaqi and her neighbor as they both got what they wanted.
Remaining Honest is the Key to Success
As the Clements were still new to this field, they learned a lot of new things every day. One thing that they’ve learned is that remaining honest is the key to success. Being newcomers to the field, the Clements discovered a wealth of knowledge every day, and a crucial lesson they embraced was the significance of honesty in their journey. They realized that authenticity not only fosters genuine connections with their audience but also establishes a foundation for sustained success in the dynamic world of modeling.
They have understood that whether they are working for an agency, photographer or other models, staying true and telling what is on your mind helps clear a lot of misunderstandings. Honesty is always the best policy and they stick to it.
It's Entirely Their Decision
Jaqi and her husband really care about their children. That’s why they came to a family agreement that the girls and their older brother will only stay in the modeling business if they want to. If not, it is entirely their decision to make. Jaqi and her husband prioritize their children's well-being, leading to a family agreement that empowers the twins and their older brother in their modeling pursuits. The decision to stay in the modeling business is entirely at the discretion of the children, emphasizing Jaqi's commitment to respecting their autonomy and ensuring their happiness in whatever path they choose.
Their parents are more than happy to support their children in their modeling careers. They just want to see their children happy and would always support them.
They Have A Lot of Friends
According to mom Jaqi, one of the upsides of having a modeling career is that the girls are making a lot of friends along the way. Jaqi highlights a positive aspect of the modeling career, noting that it has led the girls to make numerous friends during their journey. The friendships formed along the way not only contribute to the girls' social development but also create a supportive network within the competitive world of modeling.
She writes in her blog that: "[They] meet a new 'friend' for 10 minutes at an audition or a shoot and are already asking me if this new friend can be their cousin because a simple friendship just doesn't quite express the love they have for their new friend."
The Industry Isn’t Cheap
Jaqi wanted to clear it to everyone that just because the twins are getting a lot of modeling jobs, doesn’t mean the family got rich all of a sudden. In fact, it is costing the family in headshots, gas, food, and other expenditures to keep up with this job. Jaqi is keen to clarify that despite the twins' success in landing modeling jobs, it hasn't resulted in the family suddenly becoming wealthy. In reality, the pursuit of the modeling career comes with its own set of costs, including expenses for headshots, travel, food, and other necessities, putting a financial strain on the family as they endeavor to support the twins in their pursuits.
She writes in her blog that: "But I guess if you really put it all into perspective, the money we as parents put out now... will allow them to make their own money they can use towards college or a car or a house in the future."
Be Wary of Who You Trust
Jaqi writes on her blog that: "This by far has been one of the most stressful, upsetting, mind-boggling, and biggest lessons I've learned in this industry so far." In her blog, Jaqi candidly expresses, "This, by far, has been one of the most stressful, upsetting, mind-boggling, and biggest lessons I've learned in this industry so far." Her transparency underscores the challenges and complexities inherent in the modeling industry, providing a real and unfiltered glimpse into her experiences as a mother navigating this unique terrain with her children.
She is actually referring to the fact that everyone who plans on entering this industry must be careful in choosing an agent, agency or other professionals to work with. She highly recommends choosing after doing some research on the person.
It Runs in The Family
When you look at the parents of Twins and their older brother, you can see why they are so beautiful. The captivating beauty of the twins and their older brother is undoubtedly a reflection of the stunning genes inherited from their parents. Examining the family dynamics, one can observe how these natural attributes harmoniously come together, creating a visually striking and cohesive family unit. The unique combination of genetics and familial love contributes to the remarkable aesthetic appeal that defines the Clements family.
Although Jaqi is seen modeling with her daughters, it seems as if the father could have a good modeling career as well.
A New Adventure Every Time
Some people believe that the twins are forced into this career, but it is far from the truth. In reality, they actually like what they do and modeling is an adventure for them. The misconception that the twins are coerced into their modeling career is far from the truth. Contrary to such beliefs, the reality is that they genuinely enjoy what they do, and for them, modeling is not a task but an exciting adventure. Their enthusiasm and genuine interest in the industry dispel any notion of force, highlighting their active participation and enjoyment in their modeling endeavors.
"They like the new adventures we go on every week, never knowing where we will end up but looking forward to a new experience," Jaqi writes on her blog.
They Have a Perfect Bonding With Their Mother
As Jaqi is the manager of her daughters, it is no surprise that they have to spend a lot of time together. It has certainly helped in creating a great mother-daughter bond. Being the manager of her daughters, Jaqi naturally spends a significant amount of time with them. This close working relationship has not only facilitated their professional endeavors but has also strengthened the mother-daughter bond, creating a dynamic and supportive connection between them.
"They like spending time in the car with each other and with me... having some girl time together," Jaqi writes on her blog.
Taking It With Courage
The main criticism is towards Jaqi and she often finds herself at the receiving end of really negative, hurtful comments. However, Jaqi doesn’t pay much attention to negative comments. While the main criticism is directed towards Jaqi, and she often faces negative and hurtful comments, she maintains a resilient attitude and chooses not to dwell on the negativity. Jaqi's ability to brush off the criticism reflects her focus on the positive aspects of her daughters' journey and her determination to navigate the challenges with grace.
"I definitely don't give any light to negative comments because I know myself that they are untrue and that's really all that matters," Jaqi replied to a commenter on her blog.
Jaqi Has a Solution for Negative Comments
Although Jaqi ignores the negative comments that come her way, it doesn’t mean that they stop coming. So, she has one solution for it: she welcomes them! Even though Jaqi chooses to ignore the negative comments, the barrage doesn't cease, prompting her to adopt a unique approach – she welcomes them. Jaqi's open-minded response to criticism reflects her resilience and willingness to turn challenges into opportunities for dialogue and understanding.
Jaqi writes, "I welcome people to comment... good or bad. I don't plan on deleting anyone's comments even if they are negatively directed towards me because everyone is entitled to express how they feel."
Speaking Up is Worth It
When you are in the modeling industry, you tend to fear for your position whenever you want to speak up. Jaqi had to reply to one of the commenters who have kids in the industry and was scared to say something at first. In the competitive modeling industry, there's often a fear of jeopardizing one's standing when expressing opinions. Jaqi, despite initial hesitation, found the courage to respond to a commenter with kids in the industry, realizing the importance of open communication and sharing experiences with fellow parents.
She writes, "I don't want to do or say anything that will jeopardize anything for my kids but at the same time, enough is enough. If I can prevent others from going through what we have been through then it's worth the fight!"
For now, the twins are showing no signs of quitting the modeling industry. They are still in the elementary school and it seems like they will continue doing modeling well into their high school years. For now, the twins are showing no signs of quitting the modeling industry. Still in elementary school, it seems they will continue their modeling journey well into their high school years, embracing the opportunities and experiences it brings.
The twins really enjoy what they do and who knows you might even see them acting one day.
Over 1.3 Million Followers
Given that the twins are still very young, it is really impressive that they have over 1.3 million subscribers on Instagram. This remarkable online following not only reflects the widespread appeal of the twins but also underscores the growing influence they hold in the world of social media. Despite their tender age, Ava Marie and Leah Rose have become digital influencers, captivating a vast audience with their unique charm and engaging content. Their popularity serves as a testament to the captivating nature of their modeling journey and the genuine connection they've established with followers around the globe.
They are very young and have a great future ahead. So, it won’t be a big surprise that one day they become two of the most followed females on Instagram.
An Incredible Portfolio
As the girls are a bit older, they are becoming more in-demand among fashion publications and clothing brands. As the girls mature, their increasing age brings a growing demand from fashion publications and clothing brands. This heightened interest is a testament to the evolving versatility and marketability of Ava Marie and Leah Rose, positioning them as sought-after figures in the ever-expanding realm of the fashion industry. Their journey, marked by a seamless blend of youthful charm and evolving individuality, continues to capture the attention and admiration of industry stakeholders and followers alike.
They have a really solid portfolio as their photographs have been taken by some of the best photographers. It will certainly help them get even bigger modeling gigs in the future.
First Year as Professional Models
The girls became professional models at the age of seven and their first year as professional models were really exciting for the twins and their family. Their careers were launched in the best way when the Daily Mail wrote an article on the girls. Becoming professional models at the age of seven marked an exhilarating milestone for the girls, and their inaugural year in the professional modeling arena brought immense excitement to both the twins and their family. The initiation of their careers reached new heights when the Daily Mail featured an article on the girls, providing a significant boost to their visibility and recognition.
"It was at that time that DailyMail.com published an article on them," Jaqi said. That was December of 2017. "This past year has been really fun and exciting for Ava and Leah."
An Amazing Life
Jaqi explained what it is like being a professional model, “whether it be private shopping experiences, gifted merchandise from brands all over the world, or taking pictures with fans, the girls have had an amazing ride so far." Jaqi elaborated on the experience of being professional models, stating, "Whether it's private shopping experiences, receiving gifted merchandise from brands worldwide, or taking pictures with fans, the girls have had an amazing ride so far." This insight provides a glimpse into the exciting and varied opportunities that come with their professional modeling journey.
The twins are following something they really like and they are really lucky that their mother is always there to guide them. We wish the twins and her family a great future.