IN CONVERSATION|ALEX MANON
Hometown|Brooklyn, New York City
Three descriptions that defines your interest:
Some info about you:
I was a pro rock climber at age 13. I've climbed in competitions and outdoor places all around New England, Texas and Utah.
A ultimate climbing destination:
What's your latest obsession?
I am producing music. I love the idea/feeling of creating music out of my head and it translate into a track and into my laptop! My favorite recent track is "Rich For The Summer" that I made with a friend I grew up with.
Your most prize possession?
This poster I have in my room that was from my grandmother. It's a poster of Warhol and Basquiat and signed by both of them to my grandma.
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Derek Jeter and Mark Messier
Favorite childhood memory:
When I met the New York Rangers and got to ride the Zamboni during the game!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Two minutes ago to my girlfriend, Vivian.
Describe your personal style:
I like to look at what is trending in street wear or other styles and incorporate a little bit of everything I like and turn it into my style.
Your favorite place you have travel to:
I have traveled a bit but everywhere in the world I go, I always end up loving Brooklyn the most. It's just the place I grew up in and always will be my favorite.
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Forrest Gump—Scene: Forrest speaking at the Lincoln memorial
Your favorite sport:
Team: New York Rangers
Player: Mark Messier
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
Definitely a show showing funny internet videos. Theme song: Home Alone by Ansel Elgort
Craziest thing you ever done:
At a block party there was a pig roast, my friend dared me to eat the pig's eye so I did!
Who would you like to meet through modeling?
Eminem—His rap and music is still relevant today as ever...
Your wish for the remainder of 2016?
To have 24/7 access to a recording studio!
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Special thanks to Alex for making the time to do this blog feature with JTC!
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