POWER: Kone Sindou has landed digital campaigns for design labels including Nom De Guerre, walked the runways for menswear brands including Copperwheat, and has been featured in magazines including The Fader.
PASSION: New once-in-a-lifetime experiences. "I love America. I'm able to embody Americana fashion as well as work toward the American dream."
PATH: â€œThe [Ivorian Civil War] was going on in my country, so I left to escape it. I came to U.S. and began work as a chef." It was while walking to work that he was discovered. "Every time I shoot... I learn more about posing, how to give the photographer what he wants and how to be a better model."
PREDECESSOR: Tyson Beckford. â€œHe is a strong black man in the fashion industry who is well respected."