IN CONVERSATION|KYLE CARLISLE
Name|Kyle Austin Carlisle
How did you get discovered?
I was working at Abercrombie & Fitch in the summer of 2013, one of my co-workers told me to go try and take some pictures at her agency, Heyman Talent in Austin, Texas. I went to that agency this summer (2014), the pictures were sent to NY and several agencies showed interest. We chose to go with AIM Models.
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Before modeling, I was a full-time student at Texas A&M, Corpus Christi, I raced dirt bikes and was VP of a non-profit dirt bike organization called AMSA (Austin Moto-Sports Association)
People would be surprised to know that I...
won the state championship in my dirt bike racing series in my class, finished 10th in the nation at the national level
What's your latest obsession?
College football, Texas A&M football, Johnny Manzel, and off-road dirt bike racing
Your most prize possession?
My 2013 KTM250xC (dirt Bike)
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My dad, Steward Baylor Jr., Johnny Manzel (on the field, not off)
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My mom, this morning
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Motivated, Hard-working and Educated
Describe your personal style:
More preppy, J.Crew-ish
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Grand Canyon or Wide open West Texas
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
ESPN 30 for 30 film "Broke"—Scene: When they talk about all the athletes in NBA/NFL that have gone broke after retiring. I want to try and help reduce this number...
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Off-road dirt bike racing, college football
Team: Texas A&M Football
Player: Johnny Manzel #2 (Texas A&M)
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—Austin City Limits Music Festival, have been going since 2009, great music, gives you a good taste of Austin!
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be?
I would have a show talking about college football, college sports as a whole, why athletes should be payed and a way I think it could be done effectively without hurting the integrity of the game!
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
Be a pro dirt-bike racer, unlimited money, or A&M win a national title in football!
Clothing: Suit by Topman; tie and brown suit by Calvin Klein; shirt by Carven; tank t-shirt by Calvin Klein Underwear; vintage floral print shirt by Jean Paul Gaultier
Nole Marin|Wil Hill|Aim Model Management
MODEL|Kyle Carlisle|Aim Model Management
Special thanks to Nole Marin and Wil Hill and the men's board at Aim Model Management; Marissa Lee at Topman; Aaron Alexander at Calvin Klein; Jack Pierson for his t-shirts; Kyle for being the greatest sport and spend two days with JTC shooting this portfolio!
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