More than a Model
Tierra Benton curates a lifestyle rooted in the limitless beauty and creativity of divine self expression. The public figure who started modeling at 13 has built a successful career as a professional model receiving both domestic and international recognition. As a runway model, Tierra has graced the catwalk of major productions including NYFW, Project Runway Allstars and Project Runway Juniors. In print, Tierra has graced the centerfolds of countless publications including Essence, Seventeen, Marie Claire and MGM Grands MLife Magazine. Tierra's work can be found in nearly every major beauty retailer featuring print campaigns with top companies including Revlon’s Creme of Nature. On screen Tierra has appeared in numerous commercial campaigns with her most current feature in the Pantene Gold Series commercial which continues to stream on household networks like FOX and BET.
Tierra’s professional career grew roots in Atlanta where she began developing runway, print and commercial campaign experience. A beauty expanded her education graduating with the highest honors, summa cum laude with a B.A. in Sociology at one of the most diverse and top research schools in the country, Georgia State University. As a true trail blazer and champion for education as Tierra also shares her gifts as a speaker. In February 2017, Tierra returned to her alma mater and made history as the first alumni to be featured as the keynote for the university’s Distinguished Alumna Speaker series.
In all her experience during a decade-long career as an internationally recognized model and skin + hair care ambassador, Tierra Benton has cultivated her approach to beauty and holistic health. “Mother nature knows best”. Tierra finds that aligning with the abundant wealth of nature offers the simplest and most fruitful path to lasting health and happiness. Drawing an aesthetic inspiration from her ancestral heritage paired with her commitment to leading a conscious and sustainable lifestyle, Tierra continues to deepen her understanding of the mind-body-beauty connection through her creative a business endeavors.
As an entrepreneur, Tierra has pioneered the brand Aritu, a holistic approach to simple, spiritual, and radiantly healthy living. Honoring all forms of her creative expression, she uses the brand as a platform to explore the divine arts of music, painting and performance as fulfillment of her life purpose and fuel for her happiness and well being. She also offers personal and brand consulting while sharing her advice and artistic touch to brands she believes in. A certified Kemetic Reiki Practicioner, Tierra curates engaging group events and personal consultations focusing on energy healing for improved overall well-being. Tierra is true creative powerhouse and gracefully blends all of her gifts into a labor of love. She shares her light as inspiration and guidance for all seeking a balanced lifestyle of professional success, educational excellence based in the foundation of whole health and true happiness.