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Newcomer Jonathan Paul Heats Up the Male Model Scene (Forum Buzz)

18-year-old Jonathan Paul’s modeling career has gotten off to a good start. After flying in to New York to meet with Ford Models (his family friend, fellow-model Rachel Clark had encouraged him to send pictures to the agency in anticipation of his visit), Jon was sent straight to his first casting where he booked Alexander Wang’s resort look book. Not bad for a newcomer.

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Rachel Clark, who is a member of the Fashion Spot forums, stopped into Jon’s newly created thread to support her friend’s new career turn by sharing pictures, news, and information about him. When asked how she discovered him, she laughed and posted, “’Discover’ makes me feel like such a model scout. We're family friends… We're friends, our moms are friends, our cats are friends.”

A Florida native, Jon told V Magazine that he had planned to visit New York before moving out to Los Angeles. “I am a musician. I play bass. I was looking for change, I wanted to get out of Florida and see the world,” he told them. “And I didn’t have any real college plans. I was just going to spend some time in L.A. playing music with friends.”

He’s only been in New York for a few weeks, but he’s managed to appear in the Alexander Wang look book, on V Magazine’s blog, and he’s gotten his own thread at the Fashion Spot. Like I said before, not bad for a newcomer.

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