Model Citizen: Karen Patrana

Karen Patrana

STRUTT Model and Talent Karen Patrana is a busy model, actor and dancer.

Originally from Colombia, she grew up in Florida before ending up in the GTA at age 12.

Karen has been very successful as a hair model, working for major brands like L’Oreal, Wella, Goldwell and Sassoon. She also regularly works with internationally renowned photographer Matt Barnes, is featured, among other things, in a metowe campaign and has most recently starred as lead in PLTO’s music video; ‘all or nothing’.

 Karen balances her model and actor life with being the mother of a beautiful 3 year old daughter and a demanding education.

 Her daughter inspired Karen to pursue a law career, first as paralegal but the end goal is criminal or family lawyer. Karen feels the strong need to fight for the rights of the less fortunate in our society and to make our world a more just place by giving a voice to those who struggle to be heard.