America's Next Top Model welcomes one of the most influential members of the fashion world, Andre Leon Talley, as a new judge during Cycle 14 of the show. Thirteen new hopefuls from across the country are given the chance to prove they have what it takes.
Talley, who joins Tyra Banks, photographer Nigel Barker and a weekly guest judge on the judges' panel, is one of the fashion industry's most influential style-setters.
Currently serving as the editor-at-large of Vogue, Talley is prominent in the world of designer fashion and has a front-row seat to runway shows all over the world.
Miss J. Alexander, long-time judge, breaks free from the judges' desk to take on a mentoring role during challenges with the models.
Cycle 14 welcomes a panel of rotating guest judges that include Sally Hershberger (Salon Owner/Proprietor), Rachel Roy (Runway Fashion Designer), Sean Patterson (President of Wilhelmina Models), Dania Ramirez (CoverGirl Representative), Patricia Cleveland (First African American Supermodel), Ann Shoket (Editor in Chief of Seventeen Magazine), Whitney Port (Star of The City, Runway Fashion Designer), Sara Tetro (Owner of 62 Models), Sara McLeod (Actress from Lord of the Rings) and Top Model photo shoot director Jay Manuel.
The winner of America's Next Top Model 14 will be managed by Wilhelmina Models, receive a $100,000 contract with cosmetics giant CoverGirl and appear on the cover and in a six-page fashion spread of Seventeen magazine.
America's Next Top Model is produced by 10 by 10 Entertainment, in association with Bankable Productions. Tyra Banks is the creator and executive producer along with Ken Mok and Daniel Soiseth.
Season 14 Models
Alasia Ballard, an 18-year-old student from Marietta, Georgia
Alexandra Underwood, a 21-year-old student from Kerrville, Texas
Angelea Preston, a 23-year-old answering service operator from Buffalo, New York
Anslee Payne-Franklin, a 23-year-old bartender from Dacula, Georgia
Brenda Arens, a 23-year-old administrative assistant from Houston, Texas
Gabrielle Kniery, an 18-year-old student from St. Louis, Missouri
Jessica Serfaty, an 18-year-old model from Conway, Arkansas
Krista White, a 26-year-old retail manager from Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Naduah Rugely, a 22-year-old full-time mother from San Diego, California
Raina Hein, a 22-year-old student from Minnetonka, Minnesota
Ren Vokes, a 22-year-old from Grand Prairie, Texas
Simone Lewis, a 19-year-old student from Lenexa, Kansas
Tatianna Kern, a 21-year-old student from Ewa Beach, Hawaii