IN CONVERSATION|TYLER BOUKNIGHT
Name|Tyler Johnny Bouknight
Hometown|Aiken, South Carolina
How did you get discovered?
My mother agent, Demanti scouted me at my school and signed me to his agency, St. Claire Models.
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Going to school and study to become a bio doctor
People would be surprised to know that I...
love clothing and have been wanting to start my own clothing line, Jumanji with a friend
What's your latest obsession?
Studying and wanting to learn more
Your most prize possession?
I owned an old Honda Civic that is considered my "Work" car. The car means a lot to me because I have been improving it with more new things based on ideas from friends and family.
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
When I was younger, I looked up to Muhammad Ali, not because of his boxing, but because of his attitude, wanting to give and his friendliness.
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
To my girlfriend, Lucie. I said it to her last night via text and in person because I left home to go to NYC to pursue my modeling career.
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Funny, Outspoken, Giving
Describe your personal style:
I wear more street clothes and I love Air Jordans!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Germany because of its culture
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Treasure Planet—Scene: When the two characters becomes friends
Your favorite sport:
Player: Jake Robertson
Favorite fashion designer:
Jeremy Scott for his highly crazy conceptual clothing
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?
Aiken, South Carolina—I would take you to a restaurant called Auten's
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
I'd make a show like Friends or How I Met Your Mother. Theme song: No words, just a instrumental track
Craziest thing you ever done:
I played uncensored rap music through the school intercom!
Your wish for the remainder of 2016?
World hunger to come to an end!
Demanti O'Bryant|St. Claire Models
MODEL|Tyler Bouknight|St. Claire Models
Special thanks to Demanti O'Bryant and the men's board at St. Claire Models; Tyler for his time spend doing this blog feature between castings during his first NYFW:MEN with JTC!
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