Wednesday, April 25, 2012

BULLETPROOF|KOREY SHRUM






Clothing: Hoodie by Topman; paint splattered jacket by Buckler; distressed customized denim vest, Korey's own
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IN CONVERSATION: KOREY SHRUM
Name|Korey Shrum
Age|24
Hometown|Monticello, Kentucky

How did you get discovered?
Discovered by a model scout in Nashville, Tennessee
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Traveled in a rock and roll band full time for four and a half years
People would be surprised to know that I...
lived in a car for one year!
What's your latest obsession?
Waiting for the new season of Dexter to come on
Your most prize possession?
My sanity
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
James Dean
When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?
Today to my mom...I am proud to be a momma's boy!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Success, happiness and adventure
Describe your personal style
Kind of punk, rock, casual and fun
Your favorite place you have travel to
Roswell, NM
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Into The Wild—The ending scene when he writes "Happiness is better when shared"
Your favorite sport or sports figure
Sport: Soccer
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?
Nashville, Tennessee—To go to Nashville and eat at every restaurant because they are all great and will make you fat!
Your favorite song?
Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
What is your wish for 2012?
More excellent adventures!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Kevin|Adam Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Korey Shrum|Adam Models
Special thanks to Kevin and the men's board at Adam Models; Michael Zakrzewski at Topman; Lauren Hubbard at Factory PR; Korey for his time and tales of his adventures!

CLOTHING:
Topman-www.topman.com
Buckler-www.andrewbuckler.com

THE JOURNEY|BRANCO MASELJ









Clothing: Hoodie, sweatshirt and t-shirt, all by The West Is Dead
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IN CONVERSATION: BRANCO MASELJ
Name|Branco Maselj
Age|22
Hometown|Ljubljana, Slovenia

How did you get discovered?
Through a teenage magazine shoot, I was discovered there
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Going to school and working as a waiter in restaurants, bars, casinos and catering events
People would be surprised to know that I...
am actually an avid polka and roulette gambler. I am also a certified dental technician
What's your latest obsession?
Rollerblading
Your most prize possession?
My inline speed skates!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Astronauts and pilots—I always love these two lines of work
When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?
A year ago, a girl from my home town
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Honest, active and creative
Describe your personal style
Keep it simple, sporty and not a lot bright colors!
Your favorite place you have travel to
New York City!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels—The entire film!
Your favorite sport or sports figure
Sport: Rollerblading
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?
Ljubljana, Slovenia—Down by the river side Trnovo
Your favorite song?
Requiem by Mozart
What is your wish for 2012?
Going to Paris and London for traveling!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Shawn Zane|Fusion Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Branco Maselj|Fusion
Special thanks to Shawn Zane/Jody Gordon and the men's board at Fusion Models; Robyn Berkley and Taylor McEwan at Robyn Berkley PR; Branco for braving the rain to shoot with JTC!

CLOTHING:
The West Is Dead-www.thewestisdead.com

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

JTC FACES|BRENNEN STEINES|FORD

IMAGES TAKEN: 4.19.2012 in Soho, NYC


MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Jesse Simon|Ford
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Brennen Steines|Ford
Special thanks to Jesse Simon and the men's board at Ford; Brennen for letting JTC shoot these images!

Monday, April 23, 2012

THE CHOSEN ONE|SATCHEL GRAY PART 1



THE CHOSEN ONE|SATCHEL GRAY PART 2














Clothing: Shirt by Paul Smith; t-shirt by American Apparel; windbreaker by IsaOra
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IN CONVERSATION: SATCHEL GRAY












Name|Satchel Gray 
Age|18 Hometown|Logansport, Indiana
How did you get discovered?
Discovered at a football game by my mother agent, Sean Bennett at Specimen Models
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Studying like a mad man and living life
People would be surprised to know that I...
read constantly!
What's your latest obsession?
SUSHI!
Your most prize possession?
Tough one...my necklace, Ipod or photograph of supermodel David Gandy and myself! Haha!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
When I was a kid, Indiana Jones...Now, Indiana Jones or my dad
When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?
To my father last night
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Peace, love and happiness
Describe your personal style
Shorts but if I find myself having to go to public places, jeans, one of my many plain t-shirts and shoes, if necessary
Your favorite place you have travel to
29 Palms...or my brother's teepee. Yes, it's a real one!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Tombstone—Scene: When Doc Holliday and Johnny Ringo have their first encounter
Your favorite sport or sports figure
Sport: Snowboarding
Team: I won't call it a team but the "The Frends Crew"
Player: Scotty Lago
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?
Logansport, Indiana—Sycamore Ice Cream or Dirty Dans Donuts—all homemade and delicious!
Your favorite song?
Another tough one. I like all music. I guess my favorite would be Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Deftones, Third Eye Blind and The Weeknd. 
Favorite song: Crystal Baller by Third Eye Blind
Greatest moment in modeling so far:
Working with Angela Lindvall for Numero in my first ever shoot!
What is your wish for 2012?
Taking my family on a trip, my treat!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Lindsey Le Garrec|
Jason Kanner|Soul Artists Management
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Satchel Gray|Soul Artists Management
Special thanks to Lindsey Le Garrec/Jason Kanner and the men's board at Soul Artists Management; Paul Rousseas at Paul Smith; Paul Conrad at Medium Concepts; Satchel for his infectious energy!
CLOTHING:
Paul Smith-www.paulsmith.com
American Apparel-www.americanappaarel.net
IsaOra-www.isaora.com