IN CONVERSATION|SAM LAMAR
How did you get discovered?
Of all places, at a party in Antwerp of the Royal Fashion Academy. JD from Ulla Models came up to me and gave me his business card.
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Studying my master in film and visual culture, making films and skateboarding. I was also working at a small boutique film company as a side job.
People would be surprised to know that I...
I directed my first film feature when I was 16. It was rather simple but I already had somewhat of a story line in there and I remember putting a lot of time and energy in it, even at that age...
What's your latest obsession?
It's not really an obsession, but I've been really getting into a more healthy lifestyle, nutrition and exercise wise and I guess, I do a lot of research on that.
Your most prize possession?
A pen that my late father gave me. R.I.P.
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Miles Davis, Michael Jordan, Jean-Paul Sarte, 2Pac, my first grade teacher math teacher (when I was 11/12 years old), Mr. Tuyls.
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My mother, a couple days ago when I called her
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Mindful, Chaotic and Realistic
Describe your personal style:
Simple, casual and laid back...think skateboader meets hip hop
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Scarface—Scene: Pool scene where Tony ask Elvira to marry him!
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Football (Soccer)
Player: Anthony Vanden Borre
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?
Mechelen, Belgium—In my hometown, there's this bar called "De gouden vissen"—The Golden Fish. I used to go there a lot but not really anymore since I have been traveling.
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
A comedic show with a lot sarcasm. Theme song would be a song quite similar to Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Favorite moment in modeling:
Lining up for my first Prada show, together with IMG model Frederik Meijnen (Friend I know from Belgium)
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
That I could bring people back from the dead...
Austin Rubino|Kadeem Johnson|DNA Models
MODEL|Sam Lammar|DNA Models
Special thanks to Austin Rubino & Kadeem Johnson and the men's board at DNA Models; Sam for his time spend with JTC!
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