Practice, stay focused, and never give up!Nathaniel Colon, Age 9
Fierce Entertainment Magazine had the opportunity to catch up with youth model Nathaniel Colon a couple of days after he walked in the Henrry Meza Summer Collection Fashion Show (Miami, FL). Like your normal 9 year old he didn’t have a lot to say other than, “It was good” and “I liked seeing all of my friends”. However, it’s the middle of the June and this weekend’s show was already Nathaniel’s fouth large production fashion show in which he has donned high- fashion clothing from some of Florida’s cutting edge designers. On stage. In front of hundreds of spectators. With several cameras capturing his every move. How many “normal” 9 year old kids that you know that have that life?
In addition to modeling, Nathaniel is a blue belt in Taekwondo, and has killer dance moves (some of which he has learned from the popular online game “Fortnite” developed by Epic Games, Inc.. To add to his repertoire, Nathaniel is also learning how to play golf from his Dad. His fondest memories so far, are of visiting Disney World and seeing Mickey Mouse. When asked what advise he would give another child interested in getting into the model industry, like a seasoned professional Nathaniel said: ” Practice, stay focused, and never give up! “.
This isn’t your “normal” 9 year old.