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I'm a papuan boy and maybe be the first Papuan male model in my country, but I do not work as a model, but a do styling and be a creative director sometimes, and I'm 20 years old interior design student... so I do the part-time job as a model, stylist
John, what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Model?
My passion is in a creative industry like I love to do as creative people but always take responsibility for what love what I do, my Aspiration is I want to share about the beauty of Papua my nationality and more... thanks
Who is your inspiration in life Johno? How do you keep inspired?
My inspiration is a people who always underestimate me, so I always do or make them not underestimate me again I will do my best to prove.How do I keep inspired is always be happy.
We all make mistakes Johno; we wish we could take back. Please tell us about time being a Model; you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
I started being model on early 2016th its hard for me as first dreadlocks models in my country I struggles, and I started hating my self and sometimes I hate being model but not now anymore. now I'm more proud and love myself
Johno, when you’re working with a large number of clients, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. As a Model, how do you go about prioritising your clients’ needs?
I always give priority To the clients when booking me and always be a professional for them
Please tell us Johno, about a time you had to be very strategic to meet all your top priorities as a Model?
I always keep health and sharp to be continued my job time as a model!
Johno, please give us an example of a time when you were able to persuade someone to see things your way at work successfully.
I do my best every time I go to work as a model so they can see how I work... even though they not like me, but when I work for them I will be professional and give me best for them
Johno, please tell us about your proudest professional accomplishment as a Model. There might be many, but there is always this proudest moment that you just want to share with everyone. What is it and why?
When I'm on the cover off nylon Indonesia magazine, It's like dreams come true.. because when first I work as a model I tell my agent I want on nylon cover but my agent said are kidding it's not going to happen. But I made it I'm on the cover hahhaaa
Johno, please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
I love and always exciting when I work as a model but not just being a model but as a stylist too at the same time, it difficult but I enjoy!!!
What advice would you give to the people who want to be successful as a Model?
Always love your self-be proud and respect what you did...
Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands and creatives? If yes, please state what type of collaboration you are looking for?
I won't walk for veterans and also yezzy by Kanye
Photographer: Mark Jacob@markjacobphotography