IN CONVERSATION|RABBI KANINDA
Hometown|Congo, Democratic Republic (Lives in London now)
How did you get discovered?
I was scouted by two lovely ladies who happens to work at D1 Models (UK), Naomi and Thailia
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was playing soccer or better known as football in Europe
People would be surprised to know that I...
ma planning to create a clothing line called ESCA, an Italian term for "Bait"—consists of caps, t-shirt and jumpers
What's your latest obsession?
Your most prize possession?
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Actor/Martial Artist Jackie Chan cause I love his films and personality; Michael Jackson because he loved what he was doing and touched people through his talent.
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My lovely mother
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Tall, Different, Fun
Describe your personal style:
High roller style
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Italy—It's the best!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
BIG—Scene: When Tom Hanks' character turns into a grown man and he tries his dad suit on for the first time
Your favorite sport:
Player: Cesc Fabregas
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?
London, England—I will take you to my local park at Shoreditch, where I started to play soccer with Shoreditch FC.
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 comedy show Theme song: Lean And Bop by J Hus
Craziest thing you ever done:
Dancing, believe it or not, I an't got the groove!
Your wish for 2017?
More time with my family and friends
Dean Cleary Patterson|D1 Models (NY)
MODEL|Rabbi Kaninda|D1 Models (NY)
Special thanks to Dean Cleary Patterson and the men's board at D1 Models (NY); Rabbi for his time and doing the blog feature shoot with JTC!
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