Alejandra Mancia, better known as Leslie Mancia, was a contestant on cycle 6 of ANTM in 2006. She placed eighth overall.
Leslie was proud of her Latin heritage at auditions, and revealed a tattoo on her belly that says "What nourishes me destroys me".
Despite taking consistently strong photos every week, she faded into the background in the edit. She was also criticized for her posture on the runway.
She was eliminated in episode seven for having a lack of presence.
Leslie was signed to Ford Models LA and Muse Management New York.
She was frequently a runway model on Project Runway. She walked for Anya Ayoung Chee in the season 9 finale and for Michael Costello in Project Runway: All Stars.
She is now modeling as a plus-size model.
In January 2021, she was interviewed by Oliver Twixt. During the live show, she revealed that at some point after elimination she wanted to kiss Brooke Staricha, and that she had a crush on Jade Cole.
- Leslie is bisexual. She is the fourth bisexual to compete after Adrianne Curry, Nicole Borud and Michelle Deighton.
- Leslie has vitiligo.
- She is the first girl to become a plus-size model after the show.
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