· Beauty Queen
Ambitious, intelligent, beautiful, inspirational and exciting are just some of the adjectives used to describe Gemma Feare.
At just 21, she has lived an enviable and animated life. She has travelled the world, won awards and inspired many people along her short but fruitful journey thus far. Gemma believes that her positive attitude and own personal life experiences, which include surviving the 2005 Thailand Tsunami, have helped shaped her character today.
She is a very pro-active and ambitious young woman who creates her own opportunities and works hard to meet her own exceptionally high standards. Upon meeting her, you are instantly captivated by her great sense of humor, boundless energy and dazzling smile. Her undeniable enthusiasm always seems to encourage those around her.
Since Gemma is able to offer total commitment and dedication to her work, she consistently manages to succeed and excel. Along the way, she habitually exercises her creative energy and has a lot of fun doing so!
Gemma recently won the Miss Jamaica UK 2012-2013 pageant in London. She was the stand out favorite with both the crowd and judging panel. Her speech, poise and intelligence shone above all the other contestants throughout the competition. She will use this platform to highlight the positive initiatives she endorses and hopes to influence others with her drive, vision and tenacity.
In 2012 Gemma achieved a First Class Honours in Business Management with Commercial Law from the University of Westminster and plans to attend Cass Business School in 2013 following her reign as Miss Jamaica UK to study for a Masters in Management, incorporating the Entrepreneurship pathway.
Despite having no previous acting experience, Gemma’s teacher’s’ recognised her potential at age 10 and she was later encouraged to apply for the Drama Scholarship Award which she won over hundreds of students.
She then went on to tour Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night across Canada with the Running Torch Theatre Company performing at a number of schools, theatres and community centres in 2007. Upon her return, she began acting in performances and festivals across the UK; including the renowned National Student Drama Festival in 2009.
In 2011, Gemma became an Actor and Member of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain which gave her the opportunity to work with some of the finest actors and tutors in the business and gain valuable skills and knowledge. She also became a Member of Battersea Arts Centre in the same year and achieved the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts’ (LAMDA) Communication Award.
Recently, Gemma has turned her formidable talents to hosting and presenting. She was the host of Mr & Mrs Runway 2012; the biggest editorial, modelling competition in the UK in conjunction with Select Model Management. She was also the red carpet presenter at the BEFFTA awards 2012 for Factory78, an Award winning online entertainment website and has since interviewed musicians, directors, actors and writers.
Inspiring young people and helping them to build a strong foundation for their future is a role Gemma takes very seriously. She is a former Student Ambassador and e-Mentor and has become heavily involved in encouraging those from the community by way of youth programmes. The most recent being the RAP Mentors project (Reaching All People); which provides effective solutions to serious violence and aims to transform communities, school and homes.
Gemma will be visiting Jamaica for Black History/Reggae Month and will engage in several cultural, charity and mentoring activities from Feb 3 – 26th, 2013.