Since representing my home country of Ghana at the Miss Universe pageant back in 2005, my whole career has been spent in front of a camera. And now, I am taking up acting lessons so have to get used to being filmed as well as photographed!

Acting is a huge challenge! I spent six weeks in New York, taking a class three times a week. It is really hard work, although it has some similarities to modeling – you have to adapt to different surroundings and take on a new persona. Of course with modeling, we are “mute” but in acting we are vocal. My favourite classes were improvisation, and my director said I was good at this – I can change accents without hesitation.

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