Nigerian-American, new face John Mgbemena is an unsigned model who currently resides in Atlanta. Standing at 6’2, he hopes to one day work with Calvin Klein.
Name: John Mgbemena
Agency, if any: Unsigned.
Age: 24 years
Where were you born? I was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
Zodiac Sign: Taurus.
Favorite things: My favorite things to do consist of traveling, fitness, music, modeling, acting, playing sports such as basketball, football, and soccer.
What music are you listening to at the moment? At the moment I am listening to Rap, Hip hop, and Pop music.
Favorite movie, tv show: My favorite tv show has to be The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and my favorite film is X-Men Movies.
Favorite designer, fragrance or grooming/beauty product: My favorite designer is Gucci. My favorite scent is Ralph Lauren Polo Fragrance
What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? I would be working in the field of medicine either a Cardiologist or a Pharmacist .
What’s something uncool that you love anyway? I enjoy reading and writing. It is a stress reliever and a venting thing for me .
What’s the best thing about your hometown/country? Even though I was born in Atlanta, Georgia, my parents are Nigerian making me Nigerian, and the best thing about my country/hometown are the food, culture, and music.
Place you would love to visit: The place I would love to visit is Italy.
Which brand would you like to model? Calvin Klein is the brand I would like to model.
Favorite modeling experience so far? My favorite modeling experience was being apart of NYFW it was a great experience, I had a great time, and I learned much more about what goes on in the modeling industry.
Favorite season? My favorite season is winter. People are more fashionable during this season and my favorite holiday Christmas occurs during the winter .
Favorite junk food? My favorite junk food is wings & fries, as well as pizza. You can never get enough of that lol.
Where do you feel the most stuck in your modeling career? The lifestyle is what I feel most stuck in my modeling career. Primarily, the notion of what you can and cannot do.
Currently, you’re obsessed with or about? Right now, I’m currently obsessed with fitness.
3 Words that best describe you as a person? Confident. Outgoing. Humble .
Favorite entertainer or public personality? My favorite public figure is Kobe Bryant and enjoy how driven and focused he is as well as his outlook on life and certain situations.
Your favorite quote? “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26