NYC; hails from Richmond, Virginia
Fashion Design Student, Pratt Institute
Pratt, Brooklyn, NY
Was recently awarded: Second prize in Pratt's Sportswear Design Competition (sponsored by Cotton Incorporated)
Inspiration behind his winning looks: Modern-day Jackie Kennedy
Wearing: Blazer by Topman, self-designed shirt, Comune jeans, H by Hudson boots, J. Crew tote
Personal style: "Classics with a new twist."
Style icons: Nick Wooster
Fave designers: Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough at Proenza Schouler, Zac Posen, Dries Van Noten, Consuelo Castiglioni at Marni
Greatest design inspiration: Old black and white movies. "There are so many story lines and women to be inspired by. You also can find some amazing design details that seem to have been lost over the years."
Greatest design achievement: "The scholarship I just won with Pratt Institute."
Where he hopes to be in a year from now: "I will be graduating college and will hopefully have a job as a design assistant at a women’s sportswear company."
Photo by Jonathan Weit