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Nominees for Best Male Model

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Rico Engleman - Hey , My name is La’Rico (I go by Rico) I am a self taught male model from Cincinnati Ohio. I started with runway as a model I did multiple fashion shows and then I moved over to editorial and that’s where I fell in love. I love the flashes, always being in front of camera, wardrobe changes etc that’s exactly why I love what I do. I love representing brands and clothing lines and I love using me to do so I love when I can satisfy a brand/company because there in love with their photos or my work overall. it really does bring me joy.

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Nijai- Born and raised in Columbus, always optimistic, spreading love/joy,discovering my artistic side, enjoy baking, gaymer, traveling, discovering more daily internally/locally/worldy

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Rahkeem Washington-Lundy Hey all , my name is Rahkeem washington more known as Keem or Lundy & im a 26 year old creative who specializes in styling , modeling & music production! I also have a BA in electronic media & broadcasting currently striving in alignment to bring my dreams to reality! I encourage you to vote Keem Lundy because this isn’t just an award for me but more so fufillment , my energy is contagious , I spread positive atmosphere & I am lead by my passion/drive. I am himothy

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DraKar - “The Cincinnati jack of all trades, DraKar.” Growing up in Hamilton, I found it hard to be “against the norm” when it came to fashion. I knew I wanted to stand out as early as high school. The driving force behind everything I do is my passion for the arts and inspiring other creatives to peruse their dreams. I just want to prove to everyone I can, that, despite societal beliefs of creative careers great things can come out of perusing the arts. Getting into the similar worlds of fashion, cosmetics, and art I’ve been in many roles. I’ve worked and modeled for clothing brands, I’ve taught fine arts to students 2nd through 8th grade. I’ve designed my own signature clothing after teaching myself to sew, I’ve creative directed for big and upcoming brands. I wear many hats; model, fashion designer, creative director, wardrobe stylist, cosmetologist and I’ve been blessed and honored to have been published internationally several times. I’m even more honored to have helped others accomplish similar things, and I am proud to say that 100% of the photographers I’ve worked with have been published. Be Blessed.

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