IN CONVERSATION|AXEL SHORT
Hometown|New York City, New York
How did you get discovered?
I had been thinking about modeling for a little while and one day, out of the blue, Faunlet Model Mgmt. direct message me on Instagram and asked if I would like to become a model so I went for it!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was studying vessel operations and working towards my boating license.
People would be surprised to know that I...
I made my first serious money when I was 11 years old coding on a computer.
What's your latest obsession?
Basketball is one of my many passions.
Your most price possession:
My chain, it was from my great grandmother, she bought it just before her husband left for war in World War 1, and has been passing it down through my family my mother side.
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Eminem, his attitude meant everything to me.
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
A couple of months ago to my ex-girlfriend, Lauren
Three adjectives that best describes you?
Realistic, Curious, Loving
Describe your personal style:
Urban street—Baggy sweaters, colorful accessories
Your favorite place you have travel to date:
Tunisia (North Africa)
Your favorite film/scene from the film:
Inception—The last scene
Your favorite sport, team and player:
Skateboarder: Dylan Rieder (RIP)
If there is a destination from your hometown that you would recommend for us to check out that represent what you are about, where would you take us?
New York City, New York—Financial District
If you were given a full hour to create a cable tv show that's yours. What type of show would you do? Your opening theme song for your show?
The suite life of Micky and Chris Theme song: My Shit by A-Boogie
Motto in life:
Never live for the future, live in the moment
Craziest thing you ever done:
One time I went in a live subway track tunnel to take pictures with friends!
Your wish for 2017?
To never have to be wrong!
Clothing: Navy/Light Blue stripe t-shirt by Childs
Price Brendon|Faunlet Model Management
MODEL|Axel Short|Faunlet Model Management
Special thanks to Price Brendon and the men's board at Faunlet Model Management; Axel for his time spend with JTC to do this blog feature!
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