Jimmy Levar Will Never Take No For An Answer

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How did you start modeling?
I have always gotten “Are you a model ? Or “Hey you should be a model since high school. Eventually I considered it and realized that I had what it takes to actually do it.

Have you always been confident?
No, far from it. I was bullied all through elementary school, middle school and jumped by 6 guys in high school. I would remember not wanting to wear nice brands because someone would notice it and pick on me. Eventually I realized that I had a gift so my last years of high school I began to grow and realize that my image was my gift. Confidence started at a cold place for me but I wouldn’t take any of it away. I love myself internally now.

Tell us what are you into besides modeling?
I am actually a recording as well. I love creating music that makes the mind wonder and think.

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Who is your favorite artist?
There are so many but if I had to only name one I would say “prince”. I love old school music!

Did you grow up with a large family?
Yes I have six brothers and one sister. We all were not in the same household though. I was raised by my grandparents so it was just me and my twin brother Benny.

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What do you do in your free time?
Some people may think this is boring but I literally enjoy walking and exploring. I love to just be around plants and animals.

What’s the biggest city you’ve been to?
New York! I’m from Fort Lauderdale which also a big city but the pace of New York is like one I have never seen in my life. I love that about New York.

What’s your most favorite city to visit?
Tallahasee, I graduated high school and attended my first 2 years at Tallahassee Community college. I met Friends of a lifetime in Tallahassee.

What city do you have on your list to go to before you die?
London, it’s so antique and because I love old things I would have to go there.

How did you get your scar?
No one actually really knows. It’s a personal story and I would rather keep it to myself. We live Ina world where everyone knows everything about people. Mystery is a beautiful part of me so it’s important that somethings remain unsaid.

Any advice you would give someone looking to get into modeling?
Just be yourself. It’s not as hyped up as the media make it seems. As a model know what category you would best fit in and practice makes perfect so don’t be afraid to take lots of selfies in public!

How can we follow you online?
Instagram @JimmyLevar (Puctures and also a link to my music)

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