IN CONVERSATION|ERIC SHOSTAK
Hometown|Syosset, New York
How did you get discovered?
I was discovered by my agent at Citizen, Dave Fothergill while walking on at St. Mark's Place!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Going to high school and on the varsity swim team
People would be surprised to know that I...
can speak multi-languages: English, Russian and Lithuanian
What's your latest obsession?
House dance music, there's nothing better than raving!
Your most prize possession?
My collection of Adidas sneakers!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Derek Jeter, because he just seemed like he had the most perfect life
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
To my loving girlfriend, Ally...
Describe your personal style:
Simple but fashionable with jewelry
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
The Karate Kid—Scene: When Jackie Chan's character saved Jaden Smith's character from getting jumped
Your favorite sport:
Team: The Knicks
Player: J.R. Smith
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?
Syosset, New York—Huntington because of the beauty, activities and the ladies!
Your favorite song/artist:
Girls & Guitars by Tyga
Your wish for 2013?
To get into college of my dreams—Adelphi University
MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Dave Fothergill
Special thanks to Dave Fothergill and the men's board at Red/Citizen; Eric for the time and doing the shoot in the cold, dusty back staircases at Red/Citizen Models' office!
ERIC SHOSTAK'S SELF PORTRAIT