Chyenne “Chy” Roan-Santini
What do you do?:
Model, community activist, foster youth advocate.
Where do you live?:
Where are you from?:
LA, born and raised
What has been the highlight of your week?:
Being at the beach has definitely been a highlight for me this week. I’ve made it a mission to go whenever I can.
What’s your dream vacation?:
Anywhere on an island at a (all inclusive) resort on the beach with a pool bar!
Movie you could watch all the time:
Any one of the “Friday” movies, Brown Sugar, the Wood.
Book you’d recommend to almost anyone:
Candy by Kevin Brooks
Favorite restaurants anywhere, or your secret local spots?:
Any Thai, Mexican, or soul food place with good food.
Place you’ve been, and want to go back:
What makes you feel powerful:
Helping my community/giving back, sharing my story to help others.
What are your vices?:
Eating sweets, having a good cocktail, sleeping.
How would you describe your style?:
Laid back, open-minded, creative.
You’re about to leave for a spur of the moment adventure. What are the five things you take with you?:
Food, stuff to keep my afro taken care of, music, wine, best friends.
Your words and thoughts have power—choose them wisely because they can work for you or against you.
What have you learned during quarantine?:
I have learned that the world probably needed this time to completely reset. We have become so accustomed to going with the flow of life that we forgot that there is life outside of our cell phones, and work.
*** Chy works diligently with A Sense of Home to improve the lives and futures of foster-care kids. Please consider donating. asenseofhome.org/ ***