Miss Universe 2005 - Philippine Candidate

 

Gionna Cabrera

Age: 22 
Height: 5'9" 
Hair Color: Brown 
Eye Color: Brown

Student: University of Asia and the Pacific, Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center, Manila, Philippines, Integrated Marketing Communications.

Occupation:
Part time Model.

Interests: I spend my leisure time reading non-fiction books and fashion magazines, writing in a journal keep, dining out with family and friends, organizing things in my room, listening to new age/techno/house music, shopping and traveling. I also love looking at visual art(contemporary and renaissance).

Name one person, other than your parents, who has had the most influence on your life. Why?
My grandmother has been an inspiring figure in my childhood when I was taking care of her when she had a stroke. She narrated her life experience-raising my mom and her four siblings alone, before that struggling as an excellent teacher during the war years and after that continued to set an example of being woman of strength. 

What is the most interesting or unique thing that has ever happened to you (aside from winning your title) and/or what is the most interesting thing about you?
The most interesting thing about me is my multi-talented personality. If I focused on one particular talent I know I would excel in it, be it singing, drawing/sketching, writing, designing clothes and/or being active in my preferred sport of swimming. 

What is your career ambition and what are you doing or plan to do to accomplish that goal?
My short term CA would be to gain experience in Journalism as a reporter and/or broadcaster, furthering the aims of a good media person to disseminate factual information and upholding TRUTH as the ultimate goal. I would like to become an ambassador of good will after that. 

Describe where you were raised and what your childhood was like.
I was born and raised in the Metropolis, having studied in private Catholic schools from primary to the tertiary level(s).My parents have always loved traveling with their five children-of whom I am the eldest. I have been traveling since I was four-having been to few Asian countries, Australia, Canada and the United States. Being exposed to different environments taught we to adapt easily with the different cultures-and these educational experiences cultivated my curious mind as a child. 

List any interesting or unsual jobs you may have had.
Ramp Modelling, Print Ad Modelling. 

What is your most unusual talent?
Ability to think on your feet (means : quickwitted)

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