Five years ago, Danielle Lo's family didn't want her to get involved in modeling. Thankfully, they've come around to the idea. As a result, the multicultural model (with Chinese, Irish, English, German, and Austrian ancestry) has appeared on the cover of DSPORT magazine, joined the Prestigious Models roster, and showed her stuff at a number of big-time events, including the 2011 Motion Auto Show.

Oh, and did we forget to mention that the 22-year-old is also a licensed cosmetologist and a student at the University of California, San Diego studying business? Yeah, beauty, brains, and the blessing of her family. This girl definitely looks like she's going places.

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[Photos courtesy of Wheels and Heels Magazine]