50 Most Beautiful Atlantans 2019

By Jordan Hill & Ashton Pike | November 11, 2019 | People

We’re back, baby! This year’s lineup of JEZEBEL’s 50 Most Beautiful Atlantans is one for the books, with a bevy of babes and total studs—each with a heart of gold to boot. When these drop-dead gorgeous do-gooders aren’t at the hottest rooftop, most exclusive afterparty or toasting this issue of JEZ Nov. 14 at Big Sky Buckhead (hint, hint), they’re giving their time to ATL’s nonprofits and beyond.

Shot on location at Newbergh ATL

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Cam Schott
Artist; model, Ursula Wiedmann Models

Age: 25 Insta: @cam_schott Originally from: Atlanta Lives in: Roswell Relationship status: In a relationship
This blond bombshell knows what it’s like to be both the artist and the muse. “I love that everything both jobs entail is so creative,” she says about her roles in front of the camera and behind the easel. Despite her busy schedule, she still finds time to volunteer at 7 Bridges to Recovery, which helps Atlanta’s homeless population rebuild their lives. “It’s a life-changing experience, and every single person that works there has carved a place into my heart,” she says.

Hannah Poppell
Freelance marketing specialist; makeup artist

Age: 27 Insta: @hpoppell Originally from: Tallahassee, Fla. Lives in: Midtown Relationship status: Single

This babe is passionate about helping other women feel confident and beautiful in their own skin through her job as a makeup artist (check out @makeupbyhayandhan for all the inspo), but the gal with a master’s from SCAD also has a tomboy side, with a love for deep-sea fishing with her dad and anything outdoors. At the top of her bucket list? A visit to Iceland to see the northern lights.

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Alayna Tolbert
Event sales manager, Live! at The Battery Atlanta

Age: 24 Insta: @laynaatolbert Originally from: Hiram Lives in: Smyrna Relationship status: In a relationship
When she’s not catching a live music show, traveling or playing with her two goldendoodles, you’ll find this hottie—whose worked with both St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Special Olympics-—hangin’ on the BeltLine or at The Battery Atlanta, most likely with a Captain and Coke or tequila shot in hand. While she loves to have fun, she’s also extremely driven. Her biggest accomplishment? “I was the first person in my family to graduate from college,” says the University of West Georgia alum.

Mesha Young
Costing analyst, Cargill

Age: 26 Insta: @legallybombshell Originally from: Gainesville Lives in: Alpharetta Relationship status: Single
“I’m an accountant by day and a pageant girl by night,” says this Georgia State University grad who won both Miss Congeniality and Miss Community Service at the Miss Black Georgia USA pageant. The beauty queen uses her knowledge of numbers to help educate local youth through her involvement with Junior Achievement, which supports financial literacy programs in schools. “I love pouring my heart out into the community and serving people without expecting anything in return,” she says. Her passion for the project led her to raise $1,800 for the program, which Young says is her biggest achievement.

Matteo Valles
Co-founder, Grove VR

Age: 26 Insta: @matteovalles Originally from: Atlanta Lives in: West Midtown Relationship status: Single
You might recognize this stud from Hannah Brown’s season of The Bachelorette. Though he didn’t win over her heart, he sure won over ours! With his beauty comes brains and a good heart to boot: His virtual reality biz, Grove VR (co-founded with his younger brother), aims to help Atlantans and beyond “to create, find and join support groups—groups for topics like alcoholism, depression, loss of a loved one, etc.,” says the Georgia Tech grad. “As one person, you can only impact so many people in a given day. But by creating a platform that allows people to help themselves and others, my impact can go much further beyond myself.”

Daniela Londono
Owner, KARMA Boutique

Age: 30 Insta: @danylond Originally from: Medellín, Colombia Lives in: Buckhead Relationship status: In a relationship
Between owning her own fashion boutique and winning the Miss Georgia Earth pageant, this international beauty keeps a busy schedule. Still, the ATL transplant finds time to work with Athena Farms to help the city’s restaurants source organic food products from local farms. “In doing so, we decrease global warming and help the environment,” she says. The Colombia-born Beautiful is also passionate about using her small business to give back to her home: “My business is focused on fair trade, and I love supporting the communities from my country,” she says. She loves to use fashion as a way to encourage other women.

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Alexandria Brizzi
Engagement manager, Sagepath

Age: 26 Insta: @abrizzi Originally from: Westminster, Md. Lives in: Roswell Relationship status: In a relationship
This Olivia Culpo look-alike has the entire package: She can cook and paint, and is fluent in Italian. While she loves to travel the world (she dreams of living abroad one day), she’s just as happy staying in bed with a bowl of popcorn to watch The Office or any other bingeworthy release. “If I’m surrounded by people I love, I’m having a good time no matter what,” says the brunette beauty. Her favorite city spots include The Regent Cocktail Club, Himitsu, CorePower Yoga and anywhere on the BeltLine, but a Moscow Mule from Umi is truly the key to her heart.

Shelby Gruber
Technology senior talent acquisition specialist, The Home Depot Corporate

Age: 27 Insta: @shelbyvictoria3 Originally from: Rochester, N.Y. Lives in: Buckhead Relationship status: In a relationship
Gruber is a former NFL cheerleader, which might explain why encouraging others to reach their goals comes so naturally to the talent acquisition specialist. “There’s no better feeling than being able to help an individual get the promotion they’ve been looking for, reach their career goals and better their family’s lives,” says the University of Buffalo graduate. The bombshell stays motivated herself, hitting up Team Fitness Athletics for her killer physique.

Amirah Amy Rastam
Professional risk association underwriter, Chubb

Age: 23 Insta: @rastames Originally from: Pennsylvania Lives in: Brookhaven Relationship status: In a relationship
Petite, passionate and positive are just a few words that describe this Beautiful, who has a soft spot for helping others. When she’s not at Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall, New Realm Brewing and The Southern Gentleman, you’ll find her volunteering at Love Is a Verb Collective: Clarkston Outreach, which provides supplies and community to over 26,000 refugees in the Clarkston area. When it comes to style, the Brenda Song doppelgänger admits her affinity for outdated fashion: “lots of flowy and floral outfits,” she says.

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Corinne Vipond
Executive assistant and event coordinator, ACG Wealth; bartender, Chops Lobster Bar

Age: 28 Insta: @corinnevipond Originally from: Marietta Lives in: Buckhead Relationship status: Single
It’s the simple things, like a full-bodied red and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, that keep this bubbly beauty happy. Hiking, boating and hanging out with friends top her list of favorite activities. The Kennesaw State grad—who has volunteered with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta—admits that she prefers downtime in the form of a Schitt’s Creek marathon, and live music when a night on the town is on her mind.

Chukwukere Ekeh
Vice president marketing manager, Renasant Bank; model, Wilhelmina Models

Age: 26 Insta: @qualityekeh Originally from: Little Rock, Ark. Lives in: Sandy Springs Relationship status: Single
For this tall, dark and oh-so-handsome gentleman, giving back is a no-brainer—which is why you can find the ATL transplant at Buckhead Church volunteering with the middle school ministry on Sundays, and cheering on his hometown team (Go, Razorbacks!) on Saturdays. The BeltLine regular can be seen rooftop-hopping; at the best live music venue; or at Chick-fil-A, where the waffle fries are his guilty pleasure.

Michael Shea
Technical sales laser imaging engineer, FARO Technologies

Age: 36 Insta: @msheabutta Originally from: Tulsa, Okla. Lives in: Virginia-Highland Relationship status: Single
When this dapper do-gooder isn’t volunteering his time with Atlanta-based nonprofit Bert’s Big Adventure, he’s front-row at Terminal West for the latest must-see concert or at home creating 3D-printed metal art. His proudest achievement? His circle of friends, he says. Cue the awes.

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Vishal Khana
Director of operations, New Acquisitions

Age: 26 Insta: @vishal_khana Originally from: Durham, N.C. Lives in: The Battery Atlanta Relationship status: In a relationship
Meet this University of Georgia graduate whose ideal day is spent in his backyard—The Battery, that is. “Walking downstairs on a Braves game day doesn’t get any better; there’s just a buzz in the air,” he says. Fun fact: The sports enthusiast comes from a family of 10 (yes, you read that correctly). The foodie can be found taste-testing ATL’s new restos, with his GF bingewatching The Office, or posted up at happy hour ordering a Dark and Stormy.

Dana Merritt
Outside sales representative, ABC Supply Co.

Age: 26 Insta: @dana_jade Originally from: Houston Lives in: OTP Relationship status: In a relationship
If you’re looking for your next best friend, look no further than this Texas-born Beautiful who’s always down for doughnuts and says her favorite place is “wherever the bottomless mimosas take me.” Besides having a killer playlist and great taste in movies (Dirty Dancing is her favorite!), she also has a contagious smile, which earned her favorite compliment to date: “My friend and photographer once told me that he loved my deep smile lines because it means that a person is happy,” she says.

Mike McCann
Head coach, Orangetheory Fitness Chastain Park

Age: 31 Insta: @coachmike_otf Originally from: Charlottesville, Va. Lives in: Buckhead Relationship status: Single

The best compliment this stud has ever received is that he has “the heart of a golden retriever”—and we have to agree it’s the truth. From coaching at Orangetheory Fitness’s Chastain Park studio (he has a master’s degree in exercise science from Florida Atlantic University), where he helps Atlantans build their confidence, to giving back to organizations such as the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research and Augie’s Quest, the Red Pepper Taqueria regular knows the importance of paying it forward.

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Photo by Mariana Sheppard/courtesy of Beck Media Representing Tenderfoot TV

Payne Lindsey
Co-founder and host, Tenderfoot TV

Age: 31 Insta: @paynelindsey Originally from: Kennesaw Lives in: Old Fourth Ward
While this hometown hero—his work helped crack a decade-old cold case—is certainly easy on the eyes, he’s most well known for his voice. Chances are you’ve heard it through your AirPods narrating the wildly popular podcasts Up and Vanished or Atlanta Monster. The stud co-founded Tenderfoot TV, which creates content out of Ponce City Market, but he is also a talented filmmaker. It was his desire to film a documentary about the infamous Tara Grinstead case that led to his first dip into the podcast pond.

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Brad Bone
Cybersecurity services director, Eastern US, IBM

Age: 26 Insta: @bradbone Originally from: Merritt Island, Fla. Lives in: Midtown Relationship status: Single
This fella with a love of fitness (catch him at local studios like Barry’s Bootcamp, Highland Yoga and CrossFit Terminus) also has an affinity for altruism, which is why The Next Stop Foundation—a Georgia-based nonprofit for mentally disabled teens and adults—holds an even more special place in his heart. When he’s not giving his time to others, you can spot him outdoors, from the BeltLine to Fetch Park in Old Fourth Ward.

Saleka Kabir
Makeup artist

Age: 23 Insta: @saalekaa Originally from: Islamabad Lives in: Acworth Relationship status: Single
While she’s certainly stunning, this lady’s exterior is a small part of what makes her one of JEZ’s 50 Most Beautiful Atlantans. The makeup artist is currently in school to gain a master’s in clinical mental health counseling, which she plans to use to help end the stigmas associated with mental illnesses. The beauty influencer—she has an impressive 47K-plus followers on Instagram—already uses her platform to empower women to feel beautiful both inside and out.

Gina Son
Creative director and director of operations, Havana Club ATL; creative director, Figurati Fashion

Age: 26 Insta: @ginason Originally from: Columbus, Ohio Lives in: Buckhead Relationship status: Single
With her rockin’ bod and sultry stare, this beauty is a total knockout. The Seven Lions fan also has some serious golf game (she received a full-ride scholarship to SCAD for her skills on the course), and says her proudest achievement is “my hole-in-one at my national’s golf tournament during my junior year of college.”

Scott Mennicke
Superintendent, Katerra

Age: 31 Insta: @bluecenturion19 Originally from: Atlanta Lives in: OTP Relationship status: Single
This self-proclaimed nerd at heart enjoys a good ole homemade margarita to go with his Rubik’s Cube obsession. Though he was born and raised in ATL, this 31-year-old is an avid Green Bay Packers fan with a love for early 2000s music and Dexter.

Ginger Odum
Industrial designer, The Coca-Cola Company | Freestyle

Age: 24 Insta: @ginger.odum Originally from: Woodstock Lives in: Midtown Relationship status: In a relationship
A good latte and chocolate ganache cake are the key to this cutie’s heart, which is why Cafe Intermezzo tops the list of her favorite local hangouts. You can also find this Auburn University grad frequenting Gypsy Kitchen and Barcelona Wine Bar for a quality GNO.

Mary Jorgensen
Marketing and event coordinator, Tongue & Groove

Age: 26 Insta: @mjjayyyy Originally from: New York City Lives in: Buckhead Relationship status: Single
If you frequent ATL’s nightlife scene, odds are you’ve seen this bright-eyed beauty. “I love being out on the scene!” she admits. The bombshell says the best part of her job is creating unforgettable experiences that bring people together.

Chris Ford
Customer service representative, State Farm Insurance

Age: 24 Insta: b.c_ford Originally from: Bloomington, Ill. Lives in: Midtown Relationship status: In a relationship
Don’t let the sexy smolder fool you: This handsome foodie is a total sweetheart with his positive personality and a true heart of gold. The former college outside linebacker volunteers coaching middle school football in Alpharetta, saying, “I love being a hand to the community.”

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Mark Cuevas
Personal trainer and sales director, Solcioty Fitness Buckhead

Age: 25 Insta: @markanthonyfit Originally from: Chicago Lives in: West Midtown Relationship status: In a relationship
Between this Chicago-born fitness trainer’s happy-go-lucky demeanor and seriously good looks, it’s no surprise he’s one of JEZ’s 2019 Most Beautiful Atlantans. When the Georgia State University grad isn’t pumping up ATLiens during a workout at Solcioty Fitness in Buckhead (you’d never guess his biggest fear used to be public speaking), he’s posted up at New Realm Brewing with friends or relaxing at home watching Netflix’s Peaky Blinders with his lucky GF—sorry, ladies.

Kelsi Vagher
Registered nurse, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Age: 24 Insta: @kelsialaina Originally from: Fayetteville Lives in: Brookhaven Relationship status: In a relationship
“I have the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life every single day,” says the pediatric ER nurse. “I love that I can make people feel like everything is going to be OK during some of their toughest days,” she says. The University of West Georgia grad admits her proudest achievement is her nursing degree, saying, “kids’ hearts are so pure, and I am so lucky to do what I do.” In her free time, the stunner can be found at New Realm Brewing, Park Tavern or The Roof at Ponce City Market.

Trin Karnjanakul
Marketing manager, Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead

Age: 31 Insta: @trin154 Originally from: Bangkok Lives in: Buckhead Relationship status: Single
Though this dapper marketing manager hails from Thailand, he’s found a home in ATL—especially the dining scene since he’s a culinary king with a love of cooking. “I have little knowledge about sports, but I can tell you all about food,” he jokes. Next to food, a special place in his heart is held by Meals on Wheels, for which he helps connect the nonprofit with businesses. As for the No. 1 thing on his bucket list? “A family of my own—a husband and a furry pup would be right up the list.”

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Taylor Filliben
Cheerleader, Atlanta Falcons; business development representative, Salesforce

Age: 25 Insta: @taylorfill Originally from: Philadelphia Lives in: Buckhead Relationship status: Single
If you frequent Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sundays, you might recognize this beauty from her spot on the sideline. The green-eyed babe is also a die-hard basketball fan, donning Carolina Blue when the Tar Heels take the court. Her other hobbies include working out, traveling and listening to podcasts.

Skyler Shuford
Co-founder and COO, Hermeus

Age: 29 Insta: @skyshuford Originally from: Fresno, Calif. Lives in: Brookhaven Relationship status: Single
This drop-dead gorgeous dude is a co-founder and COO helping develop an aircraft to take travelers from New York to London in 90 minutes. During his free time, you can spot the stud with a master’s from Penn State at Ponce City Market’s Skyline Park or Little Trouble, or anywhere he can order up a LaCroix. “Pamplemousse and lime are my go-tos,” he says.

Abby Feruck
Account executive, Atlanta Falcons

Age: 25 Insta: @abbyferuck Originally from: Atlanta Lives in: Buckhead Relationship status: Single
When she’s not hangin’ on the sidelines at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, this hottie loves to stay active at Barry’s Bootcamp and SculptHouse. One thing you might not expect from this sexy sports fan? “I’m a sucker for amazing artwork,” she says.

Allen Tokarz
Firefighter/EMT, Hall County

Age: 25 Insta: @atokarz30 Originally from: Snellville Lives in: OTP Relationship status: In a relationship
This Atlantan isn’t just beautiful, but brave too. The 25-year-old firefighter and EMT says, “The thing I love most about my job is being able to help people at some of their lowest points in life.” During his days off, this Channing Tatum look-alike loves anything outdoors—especially the BeltLine—or hitting the gym to listen to his go-to hip-hop playlist.

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Allyssa Propst
Practice director, Beaty Facial Plastic Surgery

Age: 32 Insta: @allyamber121 Originally from: Chicago Lives in: OTP Relationship status: Married
This gal has the whole package. Beauty, brains and an artistic side—she loves to sketch and draw. She also cares a lot about keeping our oceans clean: “I do a lot with various ocean cleanups and preservation, and sea turtle rescues on the coast,” she says.

Alissa Mccoy
Bartender, Tongue & Groove

Age: 27 Insta: @al1jay Originally from: Carrollton Lives in: Brookhaven Relationship status: In a relationship
It’s caramel macchiatos by day and extra-dirty martinis by night for this blond bombshell. She credits plenty of shopping and sunshine for her cheery disposition, but regular visits to OVME and Blush ATL keep her looking and feeling her best. She’s currently on track to launch her own biz: “I’m excited to launch my own lash company and help women feel even more beautiful than they already do!”

Liz Willis
Broadcast journalist, Right Side Broadcasting Network

Age: 26 Insta: @lizwillis Originally from: Atlanta Lives in: Stone Mountain Relationship Status: Single
“Lee County Humane Society gave me my best fur-ever friend!” says the Auburn alum, who gives back by donating her time to local humane societies. When the former beauty queen (she won first runner-up at Miss Alabama USA) isn’t hitting up a hiking trail with her pup, you’ll find her playing tennis, hanging with her girlfriends, or binge-watching Orange Is the New Black.

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Tyler Pardee
Owner and personal trainer, Mr. Motivational Fitness

Age: 25 Insta: @tylerpardee Originally from: Tampa, Fla. Lives in: Fayetteville Relationship status: In a relationship
If there’s anything this Atlanta transplant loves more than pizza, charcuterie boards and Game of Thrones, it’s his job. “I get to help others,” says the personal trainer with a passion for fitness.

Erica Page
Actress, Télia Agency

Age: 33 Insta: @missearicapage Originally from: Atlanta Lives in: Marietta Relationship status: Engaged
You can catch this J-Lo lookalike every Tuesday on Ambitions, which airs on OWN Network. The Georgia-born actress says she recognized her passion for acting at age 23 and never looked back.

Philip Hoffman, DO
Co-owner and physician, Skin & Bone Docs

Age: 40 Insta: @mtbdrphil Originally from: Springfield, Mo. Lives in: Midtown Relationship status: Single
Outside of his esthetic and sports medicine practice, this dapper doc can be seen mountain biking, at The Basement when he’s feeling up to a good ole ’80s dance party or at home watching Schitt’s Creek.

Stephen Ochs
Founder and CEO, Fetch Park

Age: 32 Insta: @stephenochs Originally from: Marietta Lives in: Old Fourth Ward Relationship status: Single
When this entrepreneur isn’t petting puppies at his job, the University of Georgia grad sits on the board of directors of Enduring Hearts, which funds pediatric heart transplant research.

Christen Pemberton
General manager, No18

Age: 30 Insta: @pemberton222 Originally from: Athens Lives in: Reynoldstown Relationship status: Single
This Fashion Institute of Technology grad has a trick up her sleeve to finding great pieces: thrifting. “Who doesn’t love discovering hidden treasures?” she says.

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Sabrina Nooruddin Molu
Founder and editor, simplysabrinablog.com

Age: 29 Insta: @sabrinamolu Originally from: Atlanta Lives in: Chamblee Relationship status: Married
Chances are you’re already following this stunner on the ’Gram, but in case you need a refresher, meet Sabrina Molu of Simply Sabrina. What is actually the best part of being a social media influencer? “I love being a girlfriend that people can turn to for all things lifestyle, from skincare to relationship advice,” says the content queen. While her 23.3K (and counting) Instagram followers are something to be proud of, the Georgia native says her biggest accomplishment is her 14-year relationship with the hottie sitting next to her: “I’m proud of our marriage and the little family we’ve built.” Talk about #relationshipgoals.

Sahir Molu
COO, Greentek Energy Systems

Age: 29 Insta: @sahirmolu Originally from: Atlanta Lives in: Chamblee Relationship status: Married
Besides checking out ATL’s top fitness studios (his favorite right now being Fit9) with his superhot wife, this Most Beautiful loves sweating it out with some friendly competition. “You can find me on the basketball court, at the golf range and even playing ultimate frisbee on the field,” says the University of Georgia alumni. “For the last six years, I’ve run a weekly basketball league for minorities. We bring together the community around a mutual love of the game.” Off the court, field or green, the handsome husband can be spotted walking the BeltLine, then hitting up bartaco with his other half and their supercute pup.

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Phillip Blow
Health coach, IPhilStrong

Age: 34 Insta: @phillipblow_ifbbpro Originally from: Dallas Lives in: Buckhead Relationship status: Single
Between his self-owned personal training biz, serving on the board of HiveFit Foundation (a nonprofit helping eliminate child hunger) and appearing at local schools as a motivational speaker, it’s clear this handsome do-gooder has a passion for helping others. “It gives me a sense of accomplishment to see others thrive,” says the multihyphenate. On the weekends, the 34-year-old is soaking up the outdoors at ATL’s best hiking trails—unless it’s Sunday, then he’s cheering on the Dallas Cowboys.

Ari Washington
Owner, Snowbird ATL

Age: 30 Insta: @arinicolelife Originally from: Cleveland Lives in: Brookhaven Relationship status: In a relationship
Helping people feel their best—especially when it comes to the way they dress— is the ultimate motivation for this #girlboss. “I get to help people gain confidence by how they dress and look,” says the Brookhaven boutique owner. “I love using my creativity to help style people.” Another key to her confidence? A killer playlist filled with beats by Lizzo, Kygo and Drake.

Jennifer Donaldson
Human resources software consultant, Alight Solutions

Age: 26 Insta: @j_donaldson Originally from: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Lives in: Midtown Relationship status: Single
One look at this beauty’s Instagram and you’ll catch the travel bug. “Last month, I got superlucky and ended up in Singapore and Brussels,” she says. While at home, she still manages to keep it cultural by hitting up Buford Highway, checking out the latest Asian food spots (she’s part Japanese and Spanish!) and participating in her guilty pleasure: “Irish goodbye-ing to order food and Netflix in bed.”

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Clint Winter
Co-founder, Spirit App; inventor and creator, Safesite Technologies

Age: 23 Insta: @iamclintrwinter Originally from: Alpharetta Lives in: Midtown Relationship status: Single
Underneath that head of gorgeous hair is a creative mind that never stops. “Ever since I was little, I’ve always been inventing things,” says the ATL native. “My hope is to continue to invent and build things have a positive impact on those around me and the future—trying to leave the world better than I found it.” If he’s not working on one of his many projects, the Atlantan is likely sipping a Moscow Mule and watching the latest documentary on Netflix or Hulu.

CJ Winter
Community sales manager, Century Communities

Age: 25 Insta: @cjwinter11 Originally from: Alpharetta Lives in: Milton Relationship status: Single
This Most Beautiful knows the all-important B’s of Atlanta: breweries and The Battery Atlanta—both of which are up there on his list of go-to weekend spots, along with hitting the lake and the best hiking trails OTP. His guilty pleasure? “Beating the estimated time of arrival on my phone’s navigation,” he says. We love a man with a sense of humor.

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Jochen Schaefer, MD
Co-owner and physician, Skin & Bone Docs

Age: 46 Insta: @jojotsch Originally from: Ludwigsburg, Germany Lives in: Inman Park Relationship status: In a relationship
Hailing from Germany, this Most Beautiful made it a mission to get involved in Atlanta, so the handsome doc spends his free time helping local organizations like Joining Hearts and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta. A lover of the outdoors (and Revolution Doughnuts—his guilty pleasure), the entrepreneur’s bucket list includes a trekking tour in Nepal. Aside from his co-owned aesthetic and sports medicine practice based in Inman Park, Schaefer says his proudest achievement has been “being a lead investigator of an NIH-funded clinical trial to develop a therapeutic vaccine to treat advanced melanoma.”

Sherica Maynard
Lead interior designer, Decorating Den Interiors; model, Select Model Management

Age: 30 Insta: @shericamaynard Originally from: Toronto Lives in: OTP Relationship status: Single
When she’s not walking the catwalk or helping transform spaces through her job as an interior designer, you’ll find this statuesque stunner traveling, enjoying a nature hike or hitting up Atlanta’s hottest rooftop for her signature cocktail: a margarita on the rocks with a Tajin-salted rim. Don’t let her pretty face fool you; the adventure-seeker says a “swim with sharks” is at the top of her bucket list.

Colleen Frey
Director of creative production, JOIYA

Age: 26 Insta: @colleen.c.frey Originally from: Alpharetta Lives in: Buckhead Relationship status: In a relationship
This Georgia Peach knows what it means to prioritize both inner and outer beauty. On top of working for a CBD brand focused on total wellness, she trains regularly at H.E.A.T. “It fuels my mind, body and soul!” she says of the full-body workout. On the weekends, you can find this hometown hottie on the BeltLine or at The Ivy cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs. When it comes to fashion, she lists Kristin Cavallari as her ultimate style icon, saying: “She always knows how to rock a good ponytail.”

Darvee Beard
Model and actor, Ursula Wiedmann Models; DJ

Age: 27 Insta: @darveeb Originally from: Atlanta Lives in: Midtown Relationship status: Engaged
When he’s not in front of the camera or working the soundboard, this homegrown hottie works as a youth motivational speaker, working with schools and students around the country. Though the Most Beautiful has a lot to be proud of, he says his proudest achievement has been “meeting my beautiful soon-to-be wife, Sofia.” As for one thing you’d never guess about this man of many talents? “I’m a competitive chess player,” he says.

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Photo Courtesy of Olessi Nar

Olessi Nar
Personal stylist

Age: 25 Insta: @nar.olessi Originally from: Seattle Lives in: Midtown Relationship status: Married
Grace Kelly, Debbie Harry and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley are on the list of powerhouse females that inspire this fashionista’s personal style. The Colorado State University grad—who loves a good espresso martini and eating cake for breakfast—says her fave part about working as a personal stylist is working with people and getting to be creative.



Photography by: Ahmad Barber | Hair and makeup by Abby Listenbee for Ambitious Brands LLC & Tahira Hudani