Friday, March 2, 2012

STAMINA|OTTO PIERCE

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IN CONVERSATION: OTTO PIERCE
Name|Otto Pierce

Age|21

Hometown|Stockbridge, Vermont


How did you get discovered?

Walking down 3rd Avenue, discovered by my amazing agent at Red/Citizen, Dave Fothergill!


What were you doing prior to modeling?

Studying dance and environmental studies at Middlebury College


People would be surprised to know that I...

lived in Ladakh, India for four months


What's your latest obsession?

Popping and locking dance classes


Your most prize possession?

Well, it is not really a possession, but my garden


Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?

Batman or Superman


When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?

To my dad on the phone today!


Describe your personal style

Confused farmer, dancer and city boy swag


Your favorite place you have travel to

Either India or Guatemala


Your favorite films

The Big Lebowski—Car crash scene


Your favorite sport or sports figure

Sport: Basketball

Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

Player: Kevin Durant


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?

Stockbridge, Vermont—Spend an hour in my dad's maple syrup sugar shack for the amazing smell, the sweet maple syrup, for a true Vermont experience!


Your greatest moment in modeling so far...for you

Seeing my pictures from photographer Kai Z Feng all over the internet!


What is your wish for 2012?

I want to have enough time to pursue all of my passions, and still be able to be open to any new opportunities that comes along!


Your favorite dancer?

Renny Campbell, my professor in Dance at Middlebury!


MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Dave Fothergill|Red Citizen

IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan

MODEL|Otto Pierce|Red Citizen

Special thanks to Dave Fothergill and the men's board at Red Citizen; Otto for the time to shoot with JTC!

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