Jaslene tried out for Cycle 7, but only made it to the semifinals.
Assuring the judges that she would be back for the next cycle’s audition, Jaslene’s determination caught the eyes of producers, who thought she had potential.
In her CW “Close-up” interview, it was revealed that she appeared in fashion shows for local Chicago designers, including Michelle Gomez of Chicago and Alexis Arquette, as seen in local Chicago newspapers Extra and La Nota.
Jaslene said in her Seventeen interview that she had been in an abusive relationship with her ex-boyfriend; the relationship ended shortly before the filming of Cycle 7.
She indeed tried out for Cycle 8 and this time made it to the finals.
During the competition, Jaslene was called first at panel four times, and won one reward challenge.
She spent her early childhood within Humboldt Park of Chicago.
Gonzalez dreamt of becoming a model from her very early days and her mother was the major source of inspiration to her who was also a dress designer by her profession.
She also did several of the cover shoot and also worked on few music videos.
After nearly succumbing to domestic violence when she was teenager, Jaslene is proud to serve as an inspirational role model and advocate for survivors of relationship abuse.
A beautiful young woman still in the prime of her life, Jaslene has a very bright future ahead of her in the world of fashion and modeling.
Gonzalez had done some modeling prior to America's Next Top Model, having been represented by Avant Garde Models.
In her CW "Close-up" interview, it was revealed that she appeared in fashion shows for local Chicago designers, including Michelle Gomez of Chicago and Alexis Arquette, as seen in local Chicago newspapers Extra and La Nota.
Jaslene Gonzalez was a contestant and winner of Cycle 8 of ANTM.