Monday, August 31, 2015

FULL WATTAGE|ADAM WATT|PART 1
















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IN CONVERSATION|ADAM WATT

Name|Adam George Watt
Age|21
Hometown|South East London, England

How did you get discovered?
I was walking in Oxford Street and noticed  a small gentlemen following me, I eventually asked him what he wanted and he gave me his card and said I should model. 
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was working night shifts at a supermarket and also making coffee in various cafes around London.
People would be surprised to know that I...
have a dream of opening up my own cafe/bar somewhere in London and even make it 24 hours! If that were possible. I love the idea of being able to risk my own savings and really work for something. I believe in and have a passion for.
What's your latest obsession?
Lately, I have had a strong desire to join a band here in NYC. I have recently contacted a band who wanted a British lead singer. So I am hoping to start rock and rolling soon! Come see me play in a pub soon in NYC!
Your most prize possession?
I actually have a reindeer teddy bear that I have had since I was six. He has been with me my entire childhood growing up and even though he smells strange, he will always have my back.
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Anyone who I could draw inspiration from or learn from. Obviously my family has moulded my personality and made me the person I am today. But I always looked up to my brother, he definitely has had a influence on my style and attitude.
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Last night to my annoyingly beautiful girlfriend!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Relaxed, Adventurous and Reckless
Describe your personal style:
A mix of urban street and vintage from 60's and 70's London. I love the punk style that seems to flow through the streets of London. And also I draw inspirations from Icons like Liam Gallagher from Oasis and others. 
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Warsaw in Poland. The feeling I had when I arrived there was one of instant relaxation and comfort. And also Polish food is AMAZING, especially Pierogi—The beers are not bad too!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
The Pursuit Of Happiness—Scene: And the scene where he is talking to his son about chasing his dreams and focusing on the aims he has in life, inspiring!
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Soccer (Football)
Team: Manchester United (David Beckham, Teddy Sheringham and Ryan Giggs)
Player: Zlatan Ibrahimovic
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?
South East London, England—Casinos around Central London, the rush and energy on a weekend night will make you feel high! And also the Empire in Leicester Square has an amazing balcony for you to drink on and take in London!
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
Something that includes going around NYC and interacting with the public. For example, seeing what crazy things people would do for $20 and film it! Theme song: Blitzberg Pop by The Ramones
Your wish for the remainder of 2015?
To be able to teleport!

Clothing: Coat and striped shirt, both by Fingers Crossed; all other clothing, Adam's own

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
Kevin Holloman|Adam Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Adam Watt|Adam Models
Special thanks to Kevin Holloman and the men's board at Adam Models; Ryu Hayama at Fingers Crossed; Adam for the positive energy, great conversations and time spend with JTC!
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ADAM WATT' S SELF PORTRAIT


FULL WATTAGE|ADAM WATT|PART 2
































MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
Kevin Holloman|Adam Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Adam Watt|Adam Models
Special thanks to Kevin Holloman and the men's board at Adam Models; Ryu Hayama at Fingers Crossed; Adam for the positive energy, great conversations and time spend with JTC!

Friday, August 28, 2015

BONJOUR! MATHIEU|MATHIEU RICHARDS






























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IN CONVERSATION|MATHIEU RICHARDS

Name|Mathieu Richards
Age|18
Hometown|Cannes, France

How did you get discovered?
I entered a modeling competition and end up being one of the ten finalists. One of my very first show was for Balmain SS2016 show!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I played a lot of sports, one of them being soccer (football) and I go to school.
People would be surprised to know that I...
motorcross 
What's your latest obsession?
Modeling, one of my career goals is to land a major campaign! Fingers crossed!
Your most prize possession?
Bracelet (pictured) It was a present from a friend and it is from Lourdes
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
No one specifically but I thought the character portrayed by actor Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf Of Wall Street is pretty cool!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My ex-girlfriend but it is very complicated to get into...
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Friendly, Determine and Charming
Describe your personal style:
Classic European with a sporty twist
Your favorite place you have travel to:
I love cities—Paris, London and now NYC!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
The Wolf Of Wall Street—Scene: The entire film
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Football (Soccer)
Team: Lyon, France
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?
Cannes, France—I will take you to La Croisette, seaside by Cannes
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
Sports competition show. Theme song: Hip Hop tracks by Drake, Dr. Dre or Eminen
Your wish for the remainder of 2015?
I want to land the Calvin Klein campaign!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
Kevin Holloman|Adam Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Mathieu Richards|Adam Models
Special thanks to Kevin Holloman and the men's board at Adam Models; Mathieu for the wait and time spend with JTC!
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MATHIEU RICHARDS' SELF PORTRAIT


Thursday, August 27, 2015

JTC DIGITALS: GENAD WILEN|CITIZEN

























MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
George Brown|Dave Fothergill|
Tom La Sala|Citizen/Red
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Genad Wilen|Citizen/Red
Special thanks to Dave Fothergill, George Brown, Tom La Sala and the men's board at Citizen/Red; Genad for his time spend with JTC!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

ONE DIRECTION|CASEY SHOUDY





























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IN CONVERSATION|CASEY SHOUDY

Name|Casey Shoudy
Age|18
Hometown|Long Valley, New Jersey

How did you get discovered?
I was scouted while I was working at the Farmer's Market
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Preparing and studying for college and I also volunteering
People would be surprised to know that I...
wish to serve the US military
What's your latest obsession?
Hiking
Your most prize possession?
Stuff animals—I have a baby seal since I was a child
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My father has always been a role model for me
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Last night, to my beloved girlfriend
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Persistent, Loyal and Respectful
Describe your personal style:
Business casual
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Adirondack Mountain Range
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Football
Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
Player: Maurice Jones-Drew
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?
Long Valley, New Jersey—I will take you to our local parks and trails
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
A show about cooking for college kids so they eat properly! Theme song: Jazz intro music
Your wish for the remainder of 2015?
For everyone to be happy!

Clothing: Blazer by Fingers Crossed; t-shirts by Rxmance and Quality Peoples

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
Wil Hill|Shawn Zane|Fusion Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Casey Shoudy|Fusion Models
Special thanks to Wil Hill/Shawn Zane and the men's board at Fusion; Ryu Hayama at Fingers Crossed; Joe Thiel at ByThiel; Paul Conrad at Medium Concepts; Casey for his time spend with JTC!
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CASEY SHOUDY' S SELF PORTRAIT

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

MAD TO THE MAX|MAX GERALD


























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IN CONVERSATION|MAX GERALD

Name|Max Gerald
Age|19
Hometown|Leesburg, Virginia

How did you get discovered?
Like most models, I was occasionally confronted by people asked if I modeled. The inferences made by the questions gave me the confidence to follow through with an opportunity to visit an agency (Fusion) in New York City.
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Before modeling, I was taking classes and spending most of my time exploring different extreme sports with my best mates, like rock climbing.
People would be surprised to know that I...
am an introvert at heart, and an extrovert when I need to be. 
What's your latest obsession?
Cooking and tasting the best of flavors. Lately I've been mastering my own recipes, inspired by old favorites and new exotic experiences I have had. 
Your most prize possession?
I love my camera. My favorite quality is one of the lenses, a macro, which can make almost any shot extremely interesting for me.
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
When I was very young, my father was the main person that I learned how to copy and create my own identity. In many ways, he still is.
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My mum, yesterday and everyday!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Happy, Friendly and Sincerity
Describe your personal style:
Very simple. I prefer plain clothes without logos or writing, and wearing mostly t-shirts and jeans. My bathrobe and hiking boots are my favorite pieces of attire.
Your favorite place you have travel to:
My Grandmother's, when I was young. It's one of the few places in my memory that has always been sappy and cheerful.
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
A Clockwork Orange. I'm a huge Stanley Kubrick's fan, who isn't? Favorite scene: The psychology exam at the end, and obviously show signs that he's relapsed into psychotic behavior, he says, "I'm cured alright!"
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Karate and Jiu-Jitsu
Martial Artist: Bas Rutten
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?
Leesburg, Virginia—I would like to take you to the Great Falls and show you the water, rocks and trees. One of the most important part of the experience is to listen.
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
Kung Fu TV type show. Supremacy by Muse
Your wish for the remainder of 2015?
Successful and complete in everything I do this and next year!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
Wil Hill|Fusion Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Max Gerald|Fusion Models
Special thanks to Wil Hill and the men's board at Fusion; Ryu Hayama at Fingers Crossed; Max for the long wait for this feature to be posted at JTC!
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MAX GERALD' S SELF PORTRAIT