Kharlybia Roane is 17 years old and the daughter of Peggie Funny-Roane and Cedric Roane. She is a rising senior at Dreher High School and she is also an aspiring model. Kharlybia was selected by Designer Luis Machicao to walk for him in the 2013 Columbia Style Week Grand Finale that was on June 15, 2013. He was very impressed with Kharlybia and invited her to walk for him in New York Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week in September. A week after CSW, Kharlybia competed in the Modeling Association of America International 53rd Annual Showcase in Miami Beach, Florida June 20-24, 2013 and was awarded the Model of the Year and also received two talent-based scholarships for acting: $10,000 from the NY Conservatory of Dramatic Arts and $10, 00 from The NY Film Academy.