September 4, 2013
WINNSBORO — LaToya Walker, daughter of Everett (Jackie) Lauderdale in Winnsboro and Michael and Teresa Walker of Columbia, recently participated in The TV Star Real Housewives of Atlanta and well known Cynthia Bailey Model Search in Atlanta, Ga.
She was snagged by Caliber Models and Talent Management, the agency that houses fashion, modeling, entertainment, hospitality and event planning.
Walker was born and raised in Winnsboro and attended Fairfield Central High School where she played basketball. She also played bass drum in the Fairfield Central High School Marching Band. She transferred to Ridgeveiw High School in Columbia where she is now a senior, playing varsity basketball and focusing on her studies to attend college or begin a professional modeling career.
Walker started modeling in May 2013 when she was signed by Deabreau Modeling and Consulting in Columbia. She credits her success to God and her mother for always telling her to put God first. She attends Bethlehem AME in the Smallstown Community. Her maternal grandparents are Robert Yarborough of Winnsboro and the late Nancy Yarborough. Her paternal grandparents the late Andrew and Berdie Brown and Bretha Mae Walker of Winnsboro.