Carissa is an international model, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She is of Latin American and Greek decent, and began modeling professionally at the young age of ten. Carissa has covered the pages of a wide range of international and national magazines, including Vogue Mexico, GQ South Africa, Maxim Espanol, Maxim UK, Maxim US, FHM Turkey and FHM Croatia. Not only has Carissa done print work modeling, she also hosted “Como TV” on Telemundo, appeared in national commercials for Burger King and Comcast Cable, and is a spokesmodel for Monster Energy and Budweiser Puerto Rico. Carissa is expanding her entrepreneurial endeavors, and is a partner in a new drink called “Afterparty.” In addition to the extensive modeling work she has done, Carissa graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and exercise science.