Amis “Amis” Jenkins was a contestant during Cycle 10 of ANTM.
Amis Jenkins was the 20-year-old waitress from Bartlesville, Oaklahoma. To avoid confusion with fellow contestant Amiee, Amy decided to go by “Amis” for the competition.
During the second episode of Cycle 10, Amis was placed in the bottom two because the judges felt she looked lost in her photo. Despite their criticism, Amis but was given another chance. Her chance ran out when she performed poorly during the meat packing shoot. Amis was one of the few who struggled with the task. The judges also criticized her for not dressing like a model during panel judging. It was because of this that Amis landed in the bottom two again. After the judges felt that she didn’t have the right attitude for the competition, they chose her for elimination instead of Fatima. The judges believed she lacked focus and questioned her desire to win. Amis was the third model eliminated during Cycle 10.
After her elimination, Amis admitted in an interview with BuddyTV that she wasn’t surprised that she was sent home because she felt it coming. However, she didn’t quite agree with some of the judges’ statements, especially when they said that living adventurous wasn’t the way to live life. Amis prided herself in being adventurous and free-spirited.
Despite being eliminated, Amis is still grateful for the opportunity and for the experience. She learned a lot about modeling and about herself as well. Amis also considers learning to deal with adversity as a pleasant gift.
Amis Jenkins has done some test shoots; but she revealed on the Tyra Banks Show that the show helped her realize that she is not interested in modeling, but instead wants to pursue a styling career.