Mikela Stephenson

  • 5'2"
  • 29"
  • 30"
  • S
  • 7
  • Brown
  • Blue

Mikela Stephenson did not let her disability define her. Despite her challenges she spends her time advocating for minorities and people with disabilities. She believes that perseverance and attitude are key to success. She aspired to become a motivational speaker and as a model represented by Gamut management for adaptive fashion she strives to achieve inclusion in the professional world.

A graduate in Communications at Manhattanville College, NY, She produced an inspirational video featured on YouTube called “The Sky has No Limits.” Mikela has then volunteered for organizations that support people with disabilities and spoken about inclusion in the fashion industry on University panels and social justice conferences. She rolled down the runway in New York Fashion Week 2021 for Runway of Dreams with her service dog Alaska and has been featured in local newspapers and on social media to inform the public about inclusion in fashion and to fundraise for Canine Companions for independence. She received an award from the Pamela Heart Foundation for speaking at the US President Volunteer Service Gala 2023. Mikela is passionate about inclusion and diversity and wants to use her platform to inspire and help people achieve their goals and dreams.