Jenni Riccetti from "Project Runway 2016" is one of the contestants in Season 15 of the Lifetime reality fashion design competition series. She is a 22-year-old designer from San Francisco, California. Her favorite past "Project Runway" designer is Mondo.

Jenni Riccetti was struggling to find a job in the fashion industry when she decided to audition for "Project Runway." Mostly self-taught, she uses modern lines and simple looks to create pieces that inspire her. She currently resides with her parents and works as a part-time nanny when not in her studio.

Here is an interview with Riccetti:

When did you realize you had designer potential?

At the very young age of seven.

What is your design training?

Self-taught and a couple of classes at FIDM.

Strengths as a designer?

Visual concepts and strong execution.

Weaknesses as a designer?

Time management and finishing pieces that do not inspire.

How did you end up auditioning for "Project Runway"?

I didn't get a design job in San Francisco and thought, "Why not try 'Project Runway'?"

Challenge you wish they'd bring back?

Unconventional challenge.

Challenge you hope they don't?

Designing for someone off the street.

What's your take on team challenges?

I'm assuming I'll hate it.

Do you think you can win "Project Runway"?

Yes, I most definitely think so. I have so much drive and passion for my work and I really think it will show. I think I have a unique eye which will be different from what the average person is doing.




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FACTS

Where does she live? Find out here.

Age: ∼22 years old
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Current Residence: San Francisco, CA




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