IN CONVERSATION|SHAYNE DAVIS
Name|Shayne Charles Davis
How did you get discovered?
My mother was dating a model. He then introduced me to my mother agency and through modeling, my new journey began...It's been an exciting, life changing 8 months!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Waiting tables full time at International House Of Pancakes (IHOP) during the graveyard shift
People would be surprised to know that I...
was paralyzed for three months due to a injury when I was 19 years old!
What's your latest obsession?
The tv series, Breaking Bad
Your most prize possession?
My Honda Accord because it is my first vehicle to last over seven months! It is back home in Austin, waiting for me for a nice drive!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
In the past, it was the character, Terminator (portrayed by Arnold Schwarzenegger). Now, I would have to say boxing legend Muhammad Ali because of all the obstacles he had to face throughout his life! The man remains a champion!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
To my girlfriend last night!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Relentless, Funny and Motivational
Describe your personal style:
Currently I am into a street style but eventually, I would like to shift into a more dressier, luxury style
Your favorite place you have travel to:
San Francisco is the most beautiful city to me
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Blood Diamond—Scene: When Leonardo's character calling his girlfriend right before he dies
Your favorite sport:
Fighter Anderson Silva
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?
Austin, Texas—We would definitely have to hit the lakes in Austin!
If you were given a indie cable show, which song would you choose as your opening theme song?
Breaking Bad's Theme Song, my own show would be a Sons of Anarchy type of show
Favorite moment in modeling:
When I got signed to IMG Models...it was probably my best choice!
Your wish for the remainder of 2013?
Land a major campaign before year's end!
Clothing: Green shirt, pullover and trouser, all by Richard Chai; yellow polo and navy blazer, both by Ben Sherman; brown leather lace up boots by Eastland
Jeanna Ridout|IMG Models
MODEL|Shayne Davis|IMG Models
Special thanks to Jeanna Ridout and the men's board at IMG Models; Natalie Conor and Sunny Pacheco at Maguire Steele PR; Ann Akiri at Ben Sherman PR; Shayne for braving the cold and did the shoot with JTC!
SHAYNE DAVIS' S SELF PORTRAIT