Joy Kingsley-Ibeh, celebrity stylist and the founder of the Kinglsey Model+Talent Management agency (KMTM), serves as a role model for young women within the modeling industry. As a Black woman-owned agency, she is setting a higher standard for talent management. KMTM is a boutique, full-service talent agency specializing in providing diverse talent to fulfill its clients’ commercial, print, runway and specialty needs. It’s models have been featured in top publications and ad campaigns, including British Vogue, Essence and Target. Kingsley-Ibeh also has had the pleasure of styling celebrities like Soledad O’Brien and Rickey Smiley, and national recording artists, Sons of Serendip, for Oprah’s 2020 Vision Tour.
“Now, more than ever, I have understood the importance of who I am in this industry, especially with the whole Black Lives movement,” she comments. “I