New Face: Aspiring Model Jeffon Ruff From Philly

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Name: Jeffon Ruff

Instagram: @ruffrocky

Age: 18

Height: 5’ 7”

Where Are You From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nationality: African American

Occupation: Student, aspiring model and fashion designer.

Career Goals: To become a successful model and launch my own clothing line. I want my line to be sold in luxury stores such as Barneys, Saks 5th Ave, Bloomingdale’s, Berdorf Goodman and BOYD.

How long have you been modeling: I am really just getting started. This is all new to me. I am learning the industry right now.

What inspired you to get into modeling: I’ve been thinking about it for quite some time, but when you [Donovan] DM’d me on IG and told me I should model, I just went with it and here I am now.

What modeling agency would you like to sign too: Wihelmina, Ford, IMG, Red or New York.

Have any agencies reached out to you yet: Not as of yet. Like I said, I am new to the modeling industry and I am going to take it step by step with some help from you [Donovan].

What are you doing to get scouted: I am going to start doing some photoshoots, then send my portfolio out to agencies.

Which brand would you really like to model for: Zara

Any publications you would like to be featured in: Vogue, GQ, Vanity Teen, Vogue Homme and Esquire.

Do you prefer print or runway modeling: For now print, I would need some practice before I get on the runway.

Have you had any modeling gigs so far: No, not yet.

What are some of your favorite fashion brands: Gucci, Givenchy, True Religion, Diesel and Zara.

What are some of your favorite shopping stores in your hometown: H&M, Zara, and Forever 21.

Name five good things to do/places to go in your hometown: Movies, out to eat, Love Park, Downtown Center City, and the Zoo.

A day in your life would consist of: A lot of excitement!

Do you have any favorite online stores/e-Commerce: Zara

Your Fashion Influences Are: Pharrell Williams

Any celebs style you admire: Russell Westbrook, Kanye West, Fabulous, and Pharrell Williams.

Describe your style: I’m a laid back rockstar.

Favorite fashion magazines: Vogue and InStyle.

Favorite fashion online

What music are you currently listening too: Hip-Hop and R&B.

Favorite designer fragrance or beauty product: Chanel Bleu

Places you would love to visit: Paris And Hawaii

Currently obsessed with: buffalo wings and myself

What projects are you currently working on: Some upcoming photoshoots and building my portfolio.

What’s next for you: Success

Photos Credit: Jeffon Ruff

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