Philadelphia-based Vitiligo model, Yvesmark Chery stands at 5’8 and refuses to let modeling agency’s strict height requirements stop him from pursuing his dream of being signed.
Name: Yvesmark Chery
Agency, if any: N/A
Where were you born? Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Philadelphia, PA.
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Favorite things: Besides modeling, some of my favorite things include boxing, playing the saxophone, and traveling.
What music are you listening to at the moment? I listen to all genres of music. However, I currently listen to a lot of chill and slower pace music. I listen to mostly Neo Soul, R&B, and Gospel.
Favorite movie, TV show: My favorite movie is The Dark Knight. The film was excellent from start to finish. It also gave birth to one of the greatest villain performances I’ve seen in my opinion. For my favorite TV show, I would have to say Money Heist on Netflix. This drama and thriller show had me yelling at my TV screen.
Favorite designer, fragrance or grooming product: My favorite fragrance, would be Dolce & Gabbana: Light Blue. Fellas, if you want to attract the ladies, that cologne is vital.
What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? If I weren’t modeling, I would be working in a corporate setting in the Information Technology department. Or, probably work as a Project Manager or Business Analyst.
What’s something uncool that you love anyway? Anime! I grew up watching different types of Anime and even reading them at times.
What’s the best thing about your hometown/country? The best thing about Philadelphia is the history and people. There is so much talent in Philadelphia that range from many different industries.
Place you would love to visit: I love to travel! I would love to visit any Caribbean Island especially, Haiti because I am Haitian. Also, I’m interested in traveling to the Philippines. Soon come.
Which brand would you love to model for? I would love to model for ZARA and NIKE. I would model for Zara because that’s my favorite store. Love their clothing and the materials they use for their clothing. I would model for NIKE because I feel that once you model for NIKE, you made it as a model.
Favorite modeling experience so far? My favorite modeling experience so far was when an agency invited me out to New York Fashion Week to model for a brand. At that point, I was only three months into my modeling career. But, I had the chance to meet some cool models, such as Michael Lockley, and converse with other dope influencers.
Where do you feel the most stuck in your modeling career? Currently, I feel stuck trying to find the perfect agency for me. Most of the agencies I want to sign with have a strict height requirement. However, that doesn’t stop me from applying though.
Currently, you’re obsessed with/about? This may sound like a cliché statement but, I am currently obsessed with becoming successful especially since I recently graduated college. I plan on helping my parents out financially and doing what I can to make them proud.
3 Words that best describe you as a person? Ambitious. Chill. Determined.
Favorite entertainer or public personality? I have to give it to my fellow Philadelphian, Kevin Hart. You can see that he truly loves doing what he does. Also, you can tell that he’s a genuine character.
Your favorite quote? “The heights of great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Any shoutouts? I would like to give a shoutout to OBVIOUS Magazine for giving me the opportunity to be featured. Also, I would like to shoutout Jared Alexander who is my photographer. His work is dope, and he is a visionary. Some of my best work came from him. You can check his IG page out @xander.foto.
Want the latest posts, offers, and exclusive content straight to your inbox? Subscribe to our newsletter and never miss out again.