Former foster care kid and Chicago native Shakila Stewart is living the dream in Tinseltown. She’s performed at The Black Ensemble Theatre, The Harold Washington Cultural Center, Messiah Equiano Productions, Poets R People2 Productions, Soul Savin Productions, and you’ve seen her on Empire, Chiraq, Escaped, and national Nike spots.
Shakila Stewart is also a fitness, runway, print, and editorial model. She broke into the modeling industry at the age of 17 when she landed a national commercial print ad for Luster’s Inc. Hair Company’s, “Straight Shades,” campaign.