IN CONVERSATION|DANIEL LEE
Hometown|Daegu, South Korea
How did you get discovered?
I met my agent, Eva Godel from Tomorrow Is Another Day through my webcam friend, Son Pham, who also work for Eva at the agency.
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was pursuing my career in acting in Los Angeles.
People would be surprised to know that I...
My personality is quite different than what I appears to be in person. I works as a bartender but I actually don't like drinking!
What's your latest obsession?
I love buying and wearing rings and accessories.
Your most prize possession?
The leather jacket by Ralph Lauren because it was passed down to me by my dad.
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Korean model Noma Han. I was in high school and wanted to model, he was one of the few Asian models when Asian male models didn't really existed. It gave me a light of hope that I can possibly make it too!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My ex-girlfriend and it was a year ago.
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Introvert/Extrovert, Fashionable and Fun
Describe your personal style:
Quite diverse but I really like the indie rock and roll and punk vibe.
Your favorite place you have travel to:
New York City!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Dazed & Confused—Scene: Pool scene, I played pool so I can relate.
Your favorite sport:
Team: Chicago Bulls
Player: Michael Jordan
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?
Daegu, South Korea—I would take you to my hometown to eat the best Korean food in the world!
Funniest fashion moment to date:
I did a shoot with legendary photographer David Sims but at the time, I had no idea who he is!
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
A show about styling. The show would about how I would style my wardrobe. Theme song: Losing My Religion by R.E.M.
Craziest thing you ever done:
Riding a roller coaster cause I have a fear of heights.
Your wish for the remainder of 2016?
Get to book my very first fashion campaign!
Eva Goedel|Son Pham|Tomorrow Is Another Day
MODEL|Daniel Lee|Tomorrow Is Another Day
Special thanks to Eva Goedel & Son Pham at Tomorrow Is Another Day; Daniel for the chat time spend with JTC to do this blog feature!
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