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JONNY SIMMONDS: Q&A

We caught up for a quick chat with our cheeky chappy, the lovely Jonny Simmonds !

Age: 22 

Nationality: English 

Hometown: Fulham 

How were you discovered? Walking along the Kings Road, Chelsea and was approached by the Director of Nevs 

What were you doing before you were a model?

My family run a dog walking business, so I would help out. I also did a bit of sports trading on the side 

How excited are you to be a part of the Nevs Fam?

Over the moon! It’s a dream for me because I have always known about the agency, and how big it is. As soon as I came into the office I had a really good feeling, and I'm really looking forward to what the future holds! I am still fairly new to the game so always learning, and I have been fortunate enough to of booked some really good jobs, and worked alongside some top models 

What makes you tick? 

Success! Keeping fit and healthy - I love my football. I’m a massive Chelsea fan and will always make time for a kick about. I am really interested in acting too, it’s something I would like to get stuck into in the future

What are your super essential items you carry with you to castings?

I'm gonna be honest here (as feminine as it sounds), a bit of lip balm is a must! Nice bit of aftershave, and a good music playlist 

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Got to be the travelling, seeing a part of the world you haven't seen and getting paid to do that is a lovely thing. On the other hand, being around beautiful girls everyday isn't bad either

What is your most treasured possession?

My motor

Dream Vacation? 

LA 

Favourite Designer?

Reiss 

Couldn’t live without?

My brother 

Currently on your playlist? 

Viola Beach 

Most recent purchase? 

Adidas all white Superstars - cant go wrong!

Fave movie of all time?

Once Upon a Time in America, and Catch Me If You Can

Highlight of your career so far? 

2016 Volkswagen Advert 

Currently reading?

Steven Gerrard’s auto biography

Biggest fear?

Not being successful

Biggest challenge to date?

Shooting the Volkswagen advert, and being on your own when working abroad

Whats your secret to a happy life? 

Doing well with my work, and having the people I love around me

Your mantra is?

Whats for you, wont go by you

Obsessed with right now? 

Getting to the top! (and my next cheat day)

Sum yourself up in three words;

Cheeky, charming, lovable

What do you think is the key to a good work / life balance? 

That is the million dollar question - I’m still trying to find the balance!

What does the rest of 2016 hold for you - anything exciting in the pipeline? 

Hopefully some great jobs, and new adventures!

Image: Simon Christian White

 

Follow Jonny on Instagram: @johnhenrysimmonds94