IN CONVERSATION|JORDY BAAN
Hometown|Ryssen, The Netherlands
How did you get discovered?
My mother pushed me into modeling because a friend of her told me I could give it a try and here I am in NYC!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
People would be surprised to know that I...
am a very family oriented individual
What's your latest obsession?
Working out so that the sizes suits modeling...I am naturally skinny
Your most prize possession?
My grandma is my everything
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
I wanted to be a lawyer when I was a kiddo
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My mother cause she went with me to New York City the first few days. When she left I told her I loved her!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Kind, Loving and Social
Describe your personal style:
Hipster look—Black leather jacket, skinny jeans, t-shirt and sneakers! Kind of predictable model look!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
NYC, of course!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Pursuit of Happiness—Scene: The entire film, love Will Smith!
Your favorite sport:
Team: FC Twente
Player: Cristiano Ronaldo
If there's a destination or item you would recommend us to check out or visit about your native country/city or town, what would you recommend?
Ryssen, Netherlands—To a city nearby called Enschede
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your opening song?
A talk show with famous people and the news of the week. Guest like Will Smith would be cool! Instrumental music, mood would be slow but happy.
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
That people can live in harmony with each other, stop the hatred and fighting!
Clothing: Pinstriped blazer and checkered shirt by Rag & Bone; t-shirt by Topman; leather jacket and baseball cap, Jordy's own; earring by Chris Habana; leather bracelet by Jesse Heuvelink
Christophe Sanchez-Vahle|New York Models
MODEL|Jordy Baan|New York Models
Special thanks to Christophe Sanchez-Vahle and the men's board at New York Models; Alyna Zimmerman at Rag & Bone; Chris Habana for the jewelry; Jordy for the entertaining conversations and time spend with JTC!
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