You’ve likely heard her name be­fore, or gasped at her so­cial me­dia pic­tures as she trav­els around the world. Maybe you’ve even won­dered how she keeps her­self look­ing on fleek all the time. Well, I took some time this week to get the 411 from the lovely Zi

The Star (St. Lucia) - Life Begins 2 Nite - - FRONT PAGE - By Jenna Anne Gas­ton

Jenna: By now I think it's pub­lic knowl­edge that you're en­gaged to an in­ter­na­tional DJ, what's that been like?

Big Z: To be very hon­est, its awe­some! I've ex­pe­ri­enced all sorts of dif­fer­ent op­por­tu­ni­ties I prob­a­bly would not have if I hadn't met Stephen. More specif­i­cally travel, that's the best part! I've been to so many new ter­ri­to­ries, Ja­pan for in­stance, and I’ve ex­pe­ri­enced so many dif­fer­ent car­ni­vals in places I'd never imag­ine such as Hol­ly­wood. I've also met some fan­tas­tic and tal­ented peo­ple along this jour­ney and now I can brag and say I have links!

Jenna: When the video of your en­gage­ment hit so­cial me­dia, what was that like?

Big Z: Oh boy! That was a shock on ev­ery level! The pro­posal in it­self blew me away, but the en­cour­age­ment and the sup­port I re­ceived from ev­ery­one, even com­plete strangers was mind blow­ing and very up­lift­ing. The world is full of good peo­ple pro­mot­ing love! #loveislovely

Jenna: You're quite a pop­u­lar fig­ure your­self, what's it like for the two of you? How do you han­dle all that pop­u­lar­ity in one cou­ple?

Big Z: With­out sound­ing cliché, we have great chem­istry and we com­pli­ment each other very well. I never thought it would be pos­si­ble, I swear! I'm a be­liever of happy re­la­tion­ships but never thought I would get so lucky.

Jenna: Since you've meet Stephen, what would say has changed in your life?

Big Z: Oh boy, we're gonna be here all day with this one! So much has changed it's crazy! Re­cently we were say­ing whilst driv­ing home one night, that just a year ago we both would've never thought we would be where we are to­day. How­ever, the main change for me would have to be my per­spec­tive on life now. I am think­ing about my fu­ture with a fam­ily.

Jenna: DJs are known to have a rep­u­ta­tion. Did that ever bother you, and does it now?

Big Z: They sure do! In my pre­vi­ous life I said I would never date a DJ, es­pe­cially after get­ting into the events and car­ni­val busi­ness. To add to that I formed some great friend­ships with a lot of them so it wasn't in my purview. Now I stand cor­rected! A solid friend­ship is how Stephen and I started and equally of im­por­tance is tim­ing. He was ready and so was I. We're not wor­ried.

Jenna: Do you con­sider your­self his big­gest groupie?

Big Z: Let’s just say there are some real groupies out there! That's a hard one, but I'm his big­gest sup­porter, even when he's wrong… which is rare [laughs]. Sup­port­ing him is so good for me though, I get in­spired, driven and coura­geous. Jenna: What are some of the chal­lenges? Big Z: In his opin­ion, me get­ting time off from work to travel with him! It sucks some­times. Some peo­ple ask about whether our abil­ity to com­mu­ni­cate suf­fers be­cause of the dis­tance but Stephen has been out­stand­ing in that re­gard. I con­fess I'm a tad spoiled and do get un­rea­son­able once in a while!

Jenna: How far have you guys got­ten with wed­ding plan­ning?

Big Z: Telling our par­ents not to overdo it with the guest list while still ex­pect­ing them to pay for the wed­ding! Jenna: Any ideas in mind? Big Z: Just tonight my dad came up with the theme: Tops and Tails. Google it!

Jenna: What does the next five years look like for you guys? Big Z: #wEJAMMin­still

Sup­port­ing him is so good for me though. I get in­spired, driven and coura­geous.

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