Mikki Padilla (born May 27, 1974) is an American actress, model, writer and author. She hailed from Denver, Colorado but grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She was named 1 of top 5 coveted spots in the nationwide campaign, including Puerto Rico, as AVON's Latina Model of the Year. She has since filmed several projects, commercials, and her book, "Been There, Done That... now doing MORE!" was just released in March of 2013. Padilla was the co-host of Catch 21 on GSN.