IN CONVERSATION|STEPHEN LLONG
Hometown|Kent, England; relocated to
Orlando, Florida (USA); settled now in NYC
How did you get discovered?
My brother wanted to be a model but was one inch too short. He then pushed me to apply online, so I did and got signed to Elite London and now that I am in NYC, I signed also with Red Models.
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was at college studying to be an electrician and also I worked nights in a supermarket.
People would be surprised to know that I...
am married. My wife Shannon met in a bar in Orlando, Florida when I was 21.
What's your latest obsession?
I am obsessed with soccer. Manchester United is my team. I am looking forward to the Euro's.
Your most prize possession?
My Ford Mustang means a lot to me. It is in a garage in Orlando and being look after by my buddy!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Golfer Ernie Els, a fantastic golfer!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
To my wife, Shannon Llong, every morning...
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Fun, Outgoing, Grounded
Describe your personal style:
Tank t-shirts, shorts and sweatpants
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Get Rich Or Die Trying—Scene: The end of the film where he plays on stage.
Your favorite sport:
Team: Manchester United
Player: Eric Cantona
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?
Orlando, Florida—Long Boat Key is an amazing place to hang out!
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
If I have my own tv show for one hour, it would be about Manchester United and all their best moments. Theme song: We Are The Champions by Queen
Craziest thing you ever done?
When I jump out of a plane at 15,000 feet!
Your wish for 2016?
To become a super male model! Watch out!
Tom LaSala|John Babin|Red Models
MODEL|Stephen Llong|Red Models
Special thanks to Tom LaSala, John Babin and the men's board at Red Models; Stephen for doing this shoot on a hot weather day and time spend with JTC!
STEPHEN LLONG' S SELF PORTRAIT