IN CONVERSATION|BOBBY RAKE
Name|Bobby E. Rake
How did you get discovered?
I started through a family friend that asked my mom to send in pics of me. Next morning, my mom asked if I wanted to model and then my modeling adventure began!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I focused on high school sports (Basketball and Football) also passing my classes in school.
People would be surprised to know that I...
always have a rather hard time making up my mind cause I always wanted to choose the right decision!
What's your latest obsession?
Muscle cars (Love!)
Your most prize possession?
My 1968 Chevelle!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My grandpa from my dad side. He had very good morales. He was fun & wise. I wanted to be a father one day, like him!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My mom was the last one I said I love you to & that was about an hour ago...love you mom!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Adaptive, Positive and Indecisive
Describe your personal style:
I like to dress tough but cleancut no matter if it is a classy event or just hanging out!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Remember The Titans—Scene: When all of the guys are singing, "Na Na Na Hey Hey Goodbye!"
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Beach Volley Ball
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?
Portland, Oregon—You will find me at my garage, kitchen or hanging with my buds in the backyards with my dog!
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your opening song?
My show would be about cars performance, muscle cars in particular. Theme song would be Kick Start My Heart by Motley Crew
Favorite moment in modeling:
My first step out of the Calvin Klein runway in Milan & seeing a million flashing lights, feeling no fear but it seemed so unreal!
Your dream car would be...
Dark green 1971 Challenger R/T
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
My wish would be to have an endless amount money to take my family on trips. Own a beautiful place, give a lot to charity and give the best presents to my friends and family!
Clothing: Polo shirts, checkered print shirt, coat, cardigans and trousers, all by Fred Perry; sneakers by Vans; bomber coat by Fingers Crossed
MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Jeanna Ridout|IMG Models
MODEL|Bobby Rake|IMG Models
Special thanks to Jeanna Ridout and the men's board at IMG; Bennett Polen at Fred Perry; Ryu Hayama at Fingers Crossed; Bobby for his time, his knowledge on automobiles and being photographed by JTC!
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