NEW FACE: Aspiring Fashion Model Tahir Sanders From New Jersey

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Name: Tahir Sanders
Instagram: @TySavage_81
Age: 19
Height: 6’2
Where Are You From: Camden, NJ.
Where do you currently reside: Camden, NJ.
Nationality: African American
Occupation: Student, aspiring model.
Career Goals: To get into real estate, own a lot of properties and to become a successful model.
You have a nice body; what is your workout regimen: Running and lifting weights.
How often do you workout: Every other day.
How many tattoos do you have: Six
What parts of your body are you most obsessed with and why: My abs and chest, because they make girls smile.
You played football in the past, tell me about it: It’s my favorite sport and I played football my entire life.
When did you first learn to play ball: When I was younger, I learned the game from the OG’s in the community.
Any favorite football memories: One year, I had eight interceptions.
Who’s your favorite NBA team and who are you rooting for in the 2018 finals: Cleveland Cavaliers
Before I hit you up, have your ever thought about modeling: No, not at all. It wasn’t even in my category.
Has anyone ever told you that “you look like a model and should give modeling a try”: Literally, everybody I know told me I look like model and should model.
Now that I’ve talked to you about modeling a bit, are you going to pursue it and take it seriously: Yeah, I’am.
What do you think about modeling: I think modeling is cool and makes people feel and look good.
What would you like to accomplish as a model: I would like to become an international runway model, walk runways around the world (mainly in Paris, Milan, London and New York), be feature in fashion publications, ad campaigns and on billboards around the world.
Do you have any other goals in the fashion / modeling realm: Aside from what I just said, I would also like to open the doors for other Black models who come from the inner cities. I think we get overlooked a lot. So I want to break that barrier.
What inspired you to get into modeling: To be honest, you inspired me when you first hit me up with an opportunity and explained everything to me.
Do you prefer print or runway modeling: It doesn’t really matter. I think I will be good on runways and in print (magazines, editorials, etc).
If you could sign to any modeling agency, which one(s) would it be: Wihelmina, Ford, IMG, Red or New York.
As far as modeling, what are you doing to brand yourself: I’m preparing for my first photoshoot with you in a few weeks. Right now, I’m just taking pics with my iPhone and posting them on my social media accounts.
Any publications you would like to be featured in: Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Vogue, GQ, Vanity Teen, Complex, Vogue Homme and Esquire.
Where do you get your sense of fashion from: I get my great sense of fashion from just basically following fashion, reading magazines and seeing how celebs dress.
Describe your style: My style is urban, streetwear. but a bit different and chilled.
What are some of your favorite fashion brands: Gucci, Chanel, Nike, Polo and G-Star.
Which brand would you really like to work with: Nike and Polo.
What are some of your favorite shopping stores in your area: G Star, Nordstrom and Macy’s.
Name five good things to do/places to go in your hometown during the summer: Go swimming, out to eat, shopping, movies, and play ball.
Your Fashion Influences Are: Fabulous
Any celebs style you admire: Fabulous
What music are you currently listening too: A lot of Hip-Hop. There are some good rappers out right now.
Favorite movies, tv shows: Scarface and Narcos.
Favorite designer fragrance or beauty product: Tommy Hilfiger
Places you would love to visit: California
What’s next for you: Finishing college, building up my modeling portfolio, doing some photoshoots, launching a YouTube and just living my best life.

Photos Credit: Courtesy of Tahir 

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