When you have the last name of “Kardashian” or “Jenner” most things are handed to you. Why? Well because they are the most relevant family, with the most popular reality show and millions of fans. The one thing that their family wasn’t able to get was a respected modeling career. So, when you realize how far Kendall Jenner has gotten in the fashion world at such a young age you have to give her the respect she deserves. I’ve been saying Kendall is definitely the hardest working Kardashian/Jenner.
In the new issue of V Magazine, Kendall opens up about the modeling world, her first Calvin Klein ad and more!
On the fashion world: “You have no idea how many doors closed on me and how many adults were either initially reluctant to take a chance working with me or who outright laughed at me behind my back. It was kind of hard because all I was doing was going on go-sees, trying my best to break into this business as a teenager. I am so grateful to Marc Jacobs, Riccardo Tisci, Karl Lagerfeld, and Katie Grand, who took a chance on me that first season and gave me an opportunity. My parents taught me that work ethic is one of the most important keys in life, and I believe it.”
On working with photographer Steven Klein for the first time: “He is such an intensely talented person but he is cool and actually quite hilarious to work with. We vibe very well. We have some sort of telepathic mojo. This shoot was particularly fun because he brought his three Great Danes. Everyone knows, but he has the most incredibly beautiful Great Danes. They’re huge and one of them even slightly bit my head, that’s how gigantic he was! My head’s okay though. All good! Any chance that I can work with animals, I’m in.”
On her Calvin Klein print campaign: “This will be my first billboard on Sunset, which I’m ecstatic about. It’s really humbling, and honestly, I am a pretty shy person, but being part of the Calvin campaign and seeing myself up there will be a dream come true. I might have to eat every night at the Chateau Marmont with that hanging over my shoulder. ‘Oh yeah, that little thing? I didn’t notice!’”