Bellah Modeling Agency

Donna Anderson: Owner and CEO of Bellah Modeling Agency

Mrs. Donna “Bellah” Anderson is a native of Sumter, South Carolina. She Graduated from Sumter High School and from the University of North Carolina with a master’s in business management and communication.

When Donna was in college, she did some Modeling. She was featured in David's Bridal Spring 2004 and 2005 she also worked with a lot of designers and did a lot of fashion shows. But her Passion wasn't to be a model but to make everyone feel like one so in 2009 Donna decided she wanted to open up here own Agency and it's called Bellah Modeling Agency Located in her home town Sumter, SC she made a major impact on the community and change tons of life's and in that year she did tons of events and fashion shows. Donna also was able to give back to the community by doing a cheer camp for that summer called Bellah Cheer Camp.

In 2015 Donna decided she wanted to open up Bellah Modeling Agency in Columbia, SC in 2019 she then open up another BMA in Charlotte, NC Now that she is a part of these community Donna will make a major impact Bellah Modeling Agency was not just for special people it was for everyone in Donna's eyes everyone is special and has a unique look about them. Bellah Modeling Agency is a School that is designed to help build confidence and empower young men and women in the modeling industry or in everyday life. Donna is passionate about creating a positive environment for her students to grow and learn the skills to pursue modeling. Donna pride herself in the best quality work and quality education for her students. The Bellah Modeling experience is about discovering what makes you special and developing your one-of-a-kind “star” quality for the whole world to see. Donna expert modeling training, along with life-skills instruction, will give you the confidence and tools to shine for a lifetime.

Donna Added more things to her belt she started Columbia International Fashion Week, Columbia Kids Fashion Weekend, Sumter Fashion Week and also Candyland Beauty Cosmetics. The events are now Annual events and gives tones of models the opportunity to be apart of the fashion industry. She also started her own Magazine called Bellah A'ffaire Magazine and she has a YouTube channel called Bellah Live. With Donna hard work and dedication, it only shows young women that the sky is the limit and you can do anything if you put your mind to it.

Modeling & Walking Coach: Channing Holmes  

Channing Holmes is a sensationalistic, larger than life modeling coach and makeup artist. With his eccentric and very hands on approach he brings out the best in each model. He adapts his instructions to models individual needs Channing teaches confidence, posing, posture, and body awareness; but specializes in runway walking and makeup.

He began his career 8 years ago as a makeup artist working in the lobbies providing makeup services during pageants. It went from giving advice and tips while doing makeup to being asked by contestants and parents to do more in depth lessons. He has many pageant winners under his belt.

He has been creative director and adviser for many fashion shows, photo shoots, and events. Channing has the natural ability to always see the best in others and finds his own way of pulling that out of everyone.

His philosophy is " There's a light in everyone. With the right stride and a little laughter, you can walk into that light... just remember to lead with your left foot

Bellah’s Assistant: Macie-Lynn Shafer

Macie-Lynn Shafer, who goes by “Macie”; Born July 28th in Ft. Stewart, Georgia, and currently resides in Hartsville S.C. She graduated from Gray’s Creek High School in 2016, and is currently enrolled in Coker College in Hartville, SC where she has almost finished her Bachelor Degree with Honors. Though she is pursuing an academic career, she has always been passionate about the Fashion World where she found her true calling.

Bellah’s Assistant: MicQael Roberts

Ms. MicQael Roberts, affectionately known as “Chyna"; Born January 27 in Miami, Fl., and presently resides in Columbia S.C. She graduated high school from Richland One Middle College (ROMC) High School in 2016. She enrolled and was accepted in the field of Culinary Arts at Greenville Technical College in Greenville, SC after completing the first year, she realized that cooking was not her primary passion but Fashion was in her view. She found the fashion was her true passion 

Runway Coach: Lachaska Salmond


I understand how to provide models with runway experience. I pay attention to detail. I have an eye for design and fashion. I am able to build confidence in a photoshoot.

EXPERIENCESC Urban Fashion Week, Columbia SC — Model

July 2019

  • Runway modeling
    NYFW, New York City — Model
    February 2018
  • Runway modeling
    Charlotte International Fashion Week, Charlotte NC — Model
    April 2017 
  • Runway modeling 

The PeekABoo PrettyGirl Foundation | Pretty Powerful Program

Every woman has a story to tell, and while we can only hope that these stories are full of loving happy memories, we know that life gets tough! That’s why The PeekABoo PrettyGirl Foundation, Inc. was founded by Jessica Tee and Kindra Moné in 2012 to ensure that women are provided with opportunities for self care no matter where they are in life. We know that the more a woman values herself, the more value she'll add to society. When we invest in our girls, we give them the power to choose their own personal and professional destinies. 

Aside from her nonprofit ventures, Jessica is an English teacher at Richland Northeast High School. She also enjoys reading, yoga, traveling, jewelry making, and living life. She plans to spend the rest of her life helping young girls and women reach their highest potential. 

Kindra currently lives in NYC and has worked for well-known publications and fashion brands. She currently manages a women’s coworking space and is the editor-and-chief at The Styling Soul.

Bellah’s Walking Coach: Emerald Grace Weber

Emerald Grace Weber age 26 (born May 21 1994) known professionally as "Dope The Model" She is the daughter of a Trinidadian father and Caucasian mother. She began her modelling career in 2010 at the age of 16. Emerald first attended The Bellah modeling Agency School in Columbia, South Carolina. The mother of three has also walked for more than 50 fashion shows including New York's and Atlanta's Fashion Week. Emerald has also been featured in multiple magazines and casted in multiple music videos.

In 2019, she founded her own clothing brand, Bend The Trend, which was launched in 2020.

Emerald is also a Recording Artist and known professionally as "DOPE” 

Bellah’s Photographer: Tatianna Bracey

Bio Coming Soon.

Bellah’s Acting Coach: Kamian Mcclain

Kamian Mcclain is an actor from Hickory Grove, South Carolina. Kamian made his acting debut in “The Miracle Worker” performing as Anagnos, in the year 2016. Since then Kamian has performed in fourteen other plays, during his career. Kamian graduated Cum Laude from Coker University . He studied under Andrew Schwartz, Phyllis Fields, and Joshua Webb.

Highlights of Kamian’s career include “Almost Maine” performing as Lendall, “Our Town” performing as George, “Twelfth Night” performing as Duke Orsino,“Little Shop of Horrors” performing as Orin, “Crucible” performing as Judge Danforth, and “We Are Proud to Present...” performing as Actor 2/ Black Man. Kamian is always looking to contribute to the works he is involved in to make the show as entertaining as possible. 

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