Ayana Ife
Season 16 Designer

Age 27, Salt Lake City, UT

When did you realize you had designer potential?
When I was 10.

What is your design training?
BA and lots of experience.

Strengths as a designer?
I’m courageous, daring, risky, and confident.

Weaknesses as a designer?
I’m a perfectionist.

How did you end up auditioning for "Project Runway"?
I’ve wanted to be on it since Day One. I applied four times and auditioned twice.

What's your take on team challenges?
I love ’em. They make the show…the show.

Do you think you can win "Project Runway"?
Yes! I have tenacity, I can take criticism, I’m ready, and love to learn and grow.

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