IN CONVERSATION|MATTHEW POLLOCK
Hometown|Los Angeles, California
How did you get discovered?
I was scouted in a Chipotle while wearing pajamas!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was focusing on rowing and school. If I wasn't doing one of these activities, I would be surfing.
People would be surprised to know that I...
am a National Champion rower, 7th fastest pair in the country.
What's your latest obsession?
The tv series, Games of Thrones
Your most prize possession?
My dad gave me this Swiss Army knife when I was a kid and it reminds me of all the times I would fish, camp and cook with my father and grandfather.
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My older brother, Mason and my dad Aaron,they are the biggest role models in my family.
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My little sister, Samantha
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Social, Laid Back, Thankful
Describe your personal style:
My style is influenced by surf. I like raw materials that last a long time. Love the color black and leather fabrics too. If you have describe my look, it would be James Dean meets surf!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Scorpion Bay, Baja, California
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Training Day—Scene: When Denzel Washington gets chased down by Ethan Hawke.
Your favorite sport:
Team: LA Lakers
Player: Kobe Bryant
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?
Los Angeles, California—I would take you to Malibu and surf and then eat sushi!
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
Daily life with Matt Theme song: Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
Craziest thing you ever done?
Surfing 17 feet waves!
Your wish for 2016?
I would wish for ahuge career changing opportunity to come and then take my friends and family on an amazing vacation.
Leah Heyman|IMG Models
MODEL|Matthew Pollock|IMG Models
Special thanks to Leah Heyman and the men's board at IMG Models; Matthew for the chat, doing the shoot and time spend with JTC!
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