Model of the Month-Adam Santos Coy

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1. Where you are from?

I’m originally from Sacramento, California but have lived in New York City for the better part of 14 years.

2. What you are into… studies, hobbies, special skills etc..?

Been practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the Renzo Gracie Academy for the last 5 years. I have a Visual Arts Degree from Fordham University and love drawing, filmmaking, photography. Avid Snowboarder for over 20 years. I can juggle, grow a beard fast, read while in cars, and love to travel

3. Favorite clients from the biz?

KBL Eyewear, The New York City Opera, Gilt.com,

4. Dreams/goals any thing else of interest?

Storytelling is incredibly important to me. I have been an actor since a very young age, and love the camaraderie and creative energy of ensembles in particular. Most recently I performed with Punch drunk as a member of “Sleep No More” for the last 5 months, which was a dream fulfilled. I would love to be an actor in ensemble military films/series one day, and direct commercials. Additionally, it would be incredible to take part in innovative, genre expanding fashion labels that inspire people to look at the world in new ways. Tom Ford, Balenciaga, Paul Smith, Etro; J.Crew, Alternative Apparel, Flint and Tinder, RVS, Odin.

5. What are some of your career highlights?

Walking in the Nina Athanasiou show during New York Fashion Week F/W 2014. The campaign for KBL Eyewear, New York City Opera, Shooting with Antoine Verglas, and being on the View with my wife, Elliot Sailors.


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6. How did you get into modeling?

A few years back brands began using me for their companies, right place, right time. Once i grew the beard out, it became more buzz worthy, and opportunities continued to open up.

 

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