Brian Laferriere

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Brian Laferriere

How did you get your start in modeling? A friend of mine knew a photographer and wanted me to do a shoot with her. I did and I loved it! I only wanted to continue after that.

What are your favorite physical features? My facial hair probably means the most to me if that counts.

What do you enjoy the most about modeling? Being able to be myself. I continually strive to improve to look better for the next shoot.

What stereotype do you find the most untrue when being categorized as a model? That models are stuck up or into themselves.

How do you stay in such great shape? I diet and weight train 5 days a week.

Any unique talents? I always make those around me smile!

In one word how would you describe yourself? Remarkable.

What is the best way for a girl to get your attention? Being sweet and cute.

If you could have any costar for a shoot who would it be and why? Tony Robbins the motivational speaker. He’s an idol of mine.

This industry can be very harsh, how do you deal with criticism? I love it, the more criticism I hear the more I can better myself, bring it on :)

What advice do you have for someone looking to get into modeling? Be fearless, confident and just do it. If it’s what you want then don’t be scared to fail.

How would you describe your personal style? simple/comfortable. I dress up every once in a while but I prefer casual and shirtless whenever I can.

What’s your favorite type of music? Oldies/80’s.

Favorite motto? You’re alive, and well, might as well be happy!

Describe your ideal vacation. Hawaii with friends enjoying the sun and relaxing.

What goes through your mind during a photo shoot? I picture myself in a magazine and visualize success so that I can keep performing my best.

Who influences you in the modeling industry? My trainer keeps me motivated to continue to better myself and working hard to achieve my goals.

What trait to do you like/dislike the most about yourself? I like how I’m always positive and dislike that I have insecurities.

Dream concept for a shoot? A beautiful beach at sunset.

Most embarrassing moment? I don’t get embarrassed lol.

Biggest fear? Not becoming successful.

What would be the best way for someone to contact you? Facebook.

What has been your biggest accomplishment? I appreciate all my winnings and gains. I recently competed in an arm wrestling competition and won first place in NYC.

What is your guilty pleasure? I’m not sure but I just thought of eating strawberry cheesecake as I read this.

What advice would you give to someone looking to improve upon their confidence? Look in the mirror and tell yourself you are great and you have no reason to lack confidence. Confidence is all in the mind.

What’s something most people don’t know about you? I can be emotional, not a tough guy.

Are you a fan of sports and if so what is your favorite? Basketball and volleyball all day!

What would be your theme song? Burning heart by Survivor.

What sets you apart from others in the industry? Being myself, not copying what others do and always being humble.

What can’t you live without? The gym.

Any final thoughts or comments? Modeling is and has always been a huge part of my life. I look through magazines and visualize myself as the male models in the magazine. I’m very comfortable in front of the camera and love every second of it. I want to grow in this industry as much as possible and I’m always looking to work with new photographers and shoot different concepts. I know it takes work and there will be nothing that will block me from reaching my goal, if you fall down you only get up stronger!

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