biography

Try as you might, it's hard to avoid Carissa Rosario these days.

International Model, Monster Energy Spokesmodel, Entrepreneur, Businesswoman, and Philanthropist are just some of the words you can use to describe her.

But however you might characterize her, Carissa seems to be everywhere one might look.

If you surf the internet, pick up a magazine, turn on your television, buy a fragrance or attend an event, you are likely to encounter the Latin-American and Greek beauty.

The stunning brunette is currently ranked #1 on Google as the most searched professional Maxim model in the world.

The Spokesmodel for Monster Energy and Budweiser Puerto Rico has graced the covers of 15 international and national magazines, she has appeared in such magazines as; Vogue Mexico, GQ South Africa, GQ Mexico, Maxim Espanol, Maxim UK, Maxim USA, FHM Turkey and FHM Croatia.

Currently starring in the Style Network's "Model Genius," Carissa finished first out of 600 contestants on ABC's  "The Big Time," and hosted the show "Como TV" for Telemundo. She's appeared in numerous commercials including Budweiser and K-Swiss just to name a few.  She has also had a number of roles in feature films, including the lead role in "Ride Sweet, Die Slow"

Discovered at a young age in her home state of Massachusetts, Carissa began modeling professionally at the age of 10. She's won five beauty pageants and finished as the 2nd runner-up to Miss Latina USA pageant and toured in Europe with American Dream. Even as she continued her busy modeling career, Carissa managed to graduate from Florida State University with a bachelors degree in nutrition and exercise science. Recently, she put this background to good use by making a workout DVD with Super Bowl Champion Antrel Rolle from the New York Giants.

Carissa take's pride in her work ethic and is driven to create new things. She has teamed with designers to create her own perfume line, "Young And Fresh" by Christopher Joseph.

Eager to make the world a better place, Carissa devotes a great deal of time to the fight against pediatric brain cancer.  Her focus has been on a young girl with brain cancer named Aly Negron. Carissa has worked to raise awareness of "We all can't save the world, but we can all do something to help make a difference." 

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