IN CONVERSATION|MANUEL VEGA
Name|Manuel Vega Mendivil
How did you get discovered?
I was having a eating pizza moment at a local Pizza Hut, some guy approached me and asked if I was interest in modeling. I said, "Are you kidding?" I got signed and became a model thereafter
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was in school but not really a good academic
People would be surprised to know that I...
when I was younger, I wasn't very healthy...I had a tumor and I was very close to dying
What's your latest obsession?
My girlfriend and close friends
Your most prize possession?
My grandfather gave me gold Rolex
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
James Dean...a true icon, young forever!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My girlfriend, Patricia
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Passionate, Honest and Happy
Describe your personal style:
The sportswear look—basic t-shirt, skinny jeans and New Balance sneakers
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Match Point—Scene: Sex scene by the Village House
Your favorite sport:
Team: Real Madrid
Player: Cristiano Ronaldo
If there's a destination or item you would recommend us to check out or visit about your native country/city or town
Madrid, Spain—Bar—Salmoral—got to go there!
If you were given a indie cable show, which song would you choose as your opening theme song? What kind of show would it be?
Sex Bomb by Tom Jones—A comedy show
Favorite moment in modeling:
Being photographed by Mario Testino
Your wish for the remainder of 2013 and 2014?
Continue growing and working in modeling! Be successful in life so I can continue to do what I love to do!
Nole Marin|Sarah Flaherty Plamer|Aim Model Management
MODEL|Manuel Vega|Aim Model Management
Special thanks to Nole Marin, Sarah Flaherty Palmer and the men's board at Aim Model Management; Manuel for the long wait for this feature to launch!
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