D O N B E N J A M I N
MEET THE NEW AGE ENTERTAINER TAKING THE WORLD BY STORM
We sat down with the talented heartthrob
to chat music, dreams, cartoons, and cereal.
SKYN: Hey Don, thanks so much for sitting down with us. You've got such an iconic face, and you're clearly known worldwide, but could you tell us, what is it that you feel you do?
DB: I rap, I act, I model, I create.
SKYN: That's quite a list of talents. How did you get into doing all of that and become all that you are today?
DB: I moved to LA in 2006 to chase my music and acting dreams. I was discovered on America's Next Top Model cycle 20 and that set the platform to take everything to the next level.
SKYN: That's dope. Well we're certainly glad you got that first big break. Before your modeling career took off like that, what got you into it in the first place?
DB: I was doing modeling here and there for side cash and then got picked up on Americas Next Top Model and signed to Wilhelmina and really started working as a model seriously.
SKYN: That's great! Ok, so besides being one of the nations hottest and most talented faces, could you tell us something random about yourself?
DB: I love cartoons and cereal, haha.
SKYN: Ha, don't we all. Now besides probably having some pretty epic Saturday morning cartoon days, what are some of your best memories of the past year?
DB: Some of my best memories have been being able to travel and see the world, and getting paid to do it.
SKYN: What an opportunity - Those would absolutely be some incredible memories! Having spent the past year living this amazing, globe trotting life, was there anything that you realized either about yourself, or about life on the way?
DB: Being around big name celebs that know me and my work.
SKYN: Those would definitely be some wild moments. We can only imagine how surreal that must have been. Now that you've accomplished all that you have, do you have any big goals for 2016?
DB: I want to get a single on the charts, and I want to book a major role in a film or TV series.
SKYN: Well we wish you nothing but the best, and are sure you're going to be taking over all the charts in no time. Once that all happens though is there anything you'd like to be remembered as?
DB: I'd like to be remembered as a legend that didn't set my goals short and proved you can do anything and everything you put your mind and your grind to!
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