Letizia is an 18-year-old girl with Down Syndrome, born and living in London from a family of Italian origins. She is an energetic, enthusiastic young lady with very high self-confidence and fantastic social skills which make her most popular amongst her school peers. She has a tremendous sense of humour and is a top-rated member of her school community.
Letizia speaks two languages fluently, Italian and English, and fully understands Portuguese. She has a great interest in sports - She is an experienced swimmer and enjoys playing tennis, waterskiing, alpine skiing and horse riding. In 2020 she received a black Karate belt.
Letizia loves the arts - her special field of interest is performance. She attends the Arts Educational Schools London led by Andrew Lloyd Webber where she studies acting, dancing, singing and performing arts. She has high confidence when performing in front of a broad audience.
In November 2019 Letizia was selected as a finalist along with 20 other models with special needs for the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show hosted in Denver, USA by The Global Down Syndrome Foundation. On the occasion of this Gala she was paired with Hollywood actress Laura Linney to walk down a catwalk in front of an audience of 1000 supporters.