New Face: Rising Model Jerome B Parker For DM Fashion Book

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Name: Jerome Parker

Instagram: @jeromebparker

Age: 23

Height:¬†5‚Äô 10‚ÄĚ

Where¬†Are¬†You¬†From: I’m originally from New York City but I currently live in Greensboro NC.

Nationality: African American

Occupation: Rising model and actor.

Career Goals: To become a world known model and make the cover of GQ Magazine.

How long have you been modeling: One year.

What inspired you to get into modeling: What inspired me to model was for me to follow my dreams. I always wanted to be a model since I was a kid. My family always told me I can be one as a kid but I had fixated my mind on becoming a doctor because my mom made me realize how hard it was, but now that drive is what keeps me going.

What modeling agency would you like to sign too:¬†The modeling agency I would sign to would sign to is hard to choose one because it’s so many I want to sign with but my top choice would be IMG Models.

Have any agencies reached out to you yet: No.

What are you doing to get scouted: Just posting my work via social media and branding myself.

Any models you’re inspired by: Brian Whittaker, Reece King, Luka Sabbat, Jordan Barrett, Jordun Love, and¬†Rontez Valentine.

Which brand would you really like to model for: Urban Outfitters and Asos Mens Wear.

Any publications you would like to be featured in: i-D, GQ, Teen Vogue, and Paper magazine.

Do you prefer print or runway modeling: I prefer both! I love both, I have not done runway yet but I practice a lot and I love it.

What is your favorite modeling moment so far: My favorite modeling moment so far would be being the creative director of my latest shoot with Alan Lux Studios.

Have you had any modeling gigs so far: I have a few coming up in the fall.

What are some of your favorite fashion brands: Champion, Stussy, Nike, Adidas, Puma, and Kappa.

What are some of your favorite shopping stores:¬†I live in the country, so there aren’t many stores to go to that would have what I would like so I make use of thrift stores.

Name five good things to do/places to go in North Carolina: So far in my time being here, I would say the five best places to go would be the mall, movies, pizza shop, bar and the parks because of the scenery.

A day in your life would consist of: A day in my life would consist of me with a face mask on and my phone taking pictures in a dope outfit with food on the stove cooking.

Do you have any favorite online stores/e-Commerce: Asos and Urban Outfitters.

Your Fashion Influences Are: ASAP Rocky, Luka Sabbat, Kanye West, and Travis Scott.

Any celebs style you admire: Beyoncé, Rihanna, Tink, H.E.R., Sabrina Claudio, Frank Ocean, Kanye West, and Drake.

Describe your style: My style would be urban street wear with a dress how you feel kind of twist to it. Basically wear what you want and make it look good.

Favorite fashion magazines: GQ, Paper, Vogue, Teen Vogue, and believe it or not Instagram is becoming one itself because of so many aspiring people.

Favorite online site: Instagram, YouTube, and my free movies site.

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

Favorite designer fragrance or beauty product: YSL Homme

Places you would love to visit: Paris, Barcelona, London, Los Angles, and The Bahamas.

Currently obsessed with: Clothes and Music.

What projects are you currently working on: My YouTube channel (see it here).

What’s next for you: Signing with an agency and moving back to New York.

Photos Credit: Courtesy of Jerome B Parker

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Donovan

Donovan is the CEO and Editor-In-Chief of www.dmfashionbook.com. For all general inquiries please email don@dmfashionbook.com Donovan has a BA in Journalism & Media Studies from the prestigious Rutgers University. He's currently studying entertainment and fashion law.