Unsigned, New Face Fitness model, Michael Anderson, Jr. stands 6’1, mixed-raced, and struggles with Crohn’s Disease. The Michigan-native is very down to earth.
Agency, if any: Not signed.
Where were you born? Flint, MI
Where do you reside/live? Novi, MI
Ethnicity: Filipino, Chinese, Mexican, African-American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Favorite things to do for fun? I enjoy working out and dancing (Hip-Hop/Contemporary). I tend to find myself learning choreography from music videos.
What music are you currently listening to at the moment? Tinashe album: Songs for You.
Favorite movie, tv-show? Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Naruto
Favorite designer, fragrance, or beauty product? Louis Vuitton and Tom Ford: Oudwood.
What’s your dream modeling gig? My dream modeling gig… WOW! I haven’t even thought about that but to collect all my thoughts at this moment, I would say to be on a GQ magazine cover!
What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? Personal training. I enjoy helping people.
What’s something uncool that you love anyway? In a world of dog people, I’m a cat guy.
What’s the best thing about your hometown/country? The struggle. With all the struggles my city has faced and where it is now, I proudly state my hometown! My hometown has made me the person I am today, and I am forever grateful.
Places you would love to visit? The Philippines. My heritage has been taught to me, and now I would like to experience it.
Favorite modeling experience so far? My first nude shoot. I was terrified at first l, but once the camera started clicking, I felt alive. Confidence is the one thing I wish we all felt mutual, and at the moment, I felt like me.
What are some of your challenges as a model? I would say my medical condition. I have been battling Crohn’s Disease since I was 14 years old, and it is something that will forever sit on my shoulder.
What’s your favorite feature you embrace on your body? Explain. I love my legs. If you knew how hard I worked, the pain I endured, and the energy I put in, you would be proud too!
Currently, you’re obsessed with or about? At the moment, I’m going through a thing with crab Rangoons. I can’t explain it, and I’m just letting it happen.
3 Words that best describe your character? Humble. Brave. Empathetic.
Any shoutouts? I LOVE YOU, MOMMY!