IN CONVERSATION|BEN BENGTSSON
Name|Ben Alexander Bengtsson
How did you get discovered?
I was entering a model competition together with my ex-girlfriend, we both ended up in the finals. I got signed to the agency that was holding it, but my ex did not (haha), so she was a bit mad for a few days...
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was working as a photographer
People would be surprised to know that I...
Hmm...I have never, and will never eat yogurt!
What's your latest obsession?
Breaking Bad, the tv series
Your most prize possession?
My mac book
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
To my sister, Jenny!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Energetic, happy and thoughtful
Describe your personal style:
Anything that's comfortable! I like to change into various styles, sometimes a "bad boy" look and sometimes a "classic" look
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Disneyland in Los Angeles
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Inception—Scene: I love how the movie ends when Leonardo DiCaprio's character meet his kids again, we are not sure whether he is in reality or just another dream
Your favorite sport:
I am not really into sports but if I have to pick one, I would choose skateboarding and skateboader, Geoff Rowley
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?
Lund, Sweden—I would take you with me and climb up the highest rooftop in Lund and observe the view of the city without any highrise buildings in sight!
Your favorite song/artist:
Boston by Augustana
Your wish for 2013?
I want an apartment on the highest floor in NYC with big windows, and a jacuzzi by the window!
Elana Katz|Karen Long|Root Mgmt.
MODEL|Ben Bengtsson|Root Mgmt.
Special thanks to Elana Katz, Karen Long and the men's board at Root Mgmt.; Ben for the long, long walk and great conversations with JTC!
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