By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published Jan 20, 2004 at 5:15 AM

{image1}"I will never be thin enough or blond enough for the pages of 'Playboy,' but does that mean my beauty isn't worthy?" asks L. Demetrius Jones. "No."

Jones, a full-figured model who traveled with the 2000-'01 Ebony Fashion Fair, left the circuit after walking runways in 178 cities. Because she was so well received by audiences, she ended her modeling career with an elevated self-image and the desire to start her own business that would somehow promote her definition of beauty.

Hence, Jones started Jazzy Media, a small Milwaukee company that will publish three calendars over the next three years of full-figured models. She is currently conducting a model search.

All models must be at least 18 years of age, and although there isn't a weight requirement, Jones would like female models to be at least 5'8" and male models to be 6'2" or taller.

The VoLux calendar, short for "Voluptuous Luxury" calendar, will showcase full-figured women. "Full-figured women represent beauty in its most natural, earthy and ethereal form," says Jones.

The second calendar, Delish, will feature full-figured men. "There are so many absolutely delicious looking men who are under appreciated," says Jones. "Delish calendar will pay homage to men too 'delish' for words."

Her final calendar, L'Amour, will showcase a year of pleasingly plump couples with photos that range from sweet to erotic.

There is a submission fee of $15 for mail-in photos; $20 for an e-submission of two photos; and $25 for an e-submission of three-five photos.

"When I think beautiful ... I think variety. I think ethnic. I think curvy and voluptuous. I think intelligent and ambitious," says Jones.

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Molly Snyder grew up on Milwaukee's East Side and today, she lives in the Walker's Point neighborhood with her partner and two sons.

As a full time senior writer, editorial manager and self-described experience junkie, Molly has written thousands of articles about Milwaukee (and a few about New Orleans, Detroit, Indianapolis, Boston and various vacation spots in Wisconsin) that range in subject from where to get the best cup of coffee to an in-depth profile on the survivors of the iconic Norman apartment building that burned down in the '90s.

She also once got a colonic just to report on it, but that's enough on that. 

Always told she had a "radio voice," Molly found herself as a regular contributor on FM102, 97WMYX and 1130WISN with her childhood radio favorite, Gene Mueller.

Molly's poetry, essays and articles appeared in many publications including USA Today, The Writer, The Sun Magazine and more. She has a collection of poetry, "Topless," and is slowly writing a memoir.

In 2009, Molly won a Milwaukee Press Club Award. She served as the Narrator / writer-in-residence at the Pfister Hotel from 2013-2014. She is also a story slam-winning storyteller who has performed with The Moth, Ex Fabula and Risk!

When she's not writing, interviewing or mom-ing, Molly teaches tarot card classes, gardens, sits in bars drinking Miller products and dreams of being in a punk band again.