Wednesday, October 15, 2014

MISTER TAIWO|LEONARDO TAIWO
































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IN CONVERSATION|LEONARDO TAIWO

Name|Leonardo Taiwo
Age|20
Hometown|London, England (Originally from Nigeria)

How did you get discovered?
Coming out of the train station without a ticket. Someone started following me, thought it was a ticket inspector. Turned out to be a scout...I thought he was chasing after me for money!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was working as a personal trainer in a leisure centre
People would be surprised to know that I...
am a krump
What's your latest obsession?
Playing soccer
Your most prize possession?
A few letters from loved one while I was away
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Actor Will Smith
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My mother
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Bold, Dominate and Quirky
Describe your personal style:
Handsome look
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Milan, Italy
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Tranformers The Third One—Scene: The enemy snake wraps it self around a tower building
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Soccer
Team: Arsenal
Player: Ronaldinho
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?
London, England—I will take you to Shoreditch—a quirky area
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your opening song?
A cooking show. Thug Cry by Rick Ross
Favorite moment in modeling:
When I heard I am getting sign in Milan
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
To get signed to an agency here in NYC!

Clothing: Sweater by Massimo Alba; vest & camo shirt, both by Frank & Oak

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
Dean Cleary Patterson|D1 Models (UK)
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Leonardo Taiwo|D1 Models (UK)
Special thanks to Dean Cleary Patterson and the men's board at D1 Models (UK); Michael Zakrzewski at BPCM; Leonardo for coming from London to NY to meet JTC!
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LEONARDO TAIWO' S SELF PORTRAIT


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