Joel West (II)

Biography: Joel west is from Indianola, Iowa and was discovered during a rather unusual experience. Where was his lean body first "discovered?" Would you believe it was in, of all places, a Dairy Queen! A 17-year-old Joel was on his way home from an annual church skiing trip, grabbing a "Blizzard" for the road, when a local photographer stopped him and asked if he'd ever thought of becoming a male model. The rest, as they say, is history!

His high-school senior-year yearbook also contains some interesting information. Joel was voted "The Biggest Brownie," which meant he was the biggest kiss-up to teachers. (For the record, Joel disagrees.) He was also voted the "Worst Driver." Over the years, he has worked for Calvin Klein, Versace, and Hugo Boss, and has become one of the elite models in male model industry. However,he is still regarded as one of the underpaid models. His No.1 goal is "to become the best male model in the world. I don't start something unless I can believe I can be
Joel west is from Indianola, Iowa and was discovered during a rather unusual experience. Where was his lean body first "discovered?" Would you believe it was in, of all places, a Dairy Queen! A 17-year-old Joel was on his way home from an annual church skiing trip, grabbing a "Blizzard" for the road, when a local photographer stopped him and asked if he'd ever thought of becoming a male model. The rest, as they say, is history!

His high-school senior-year yearbook also contains some interesting information. Joel was voted "The Biggest Brownie," which meant he was the biggest kiss-up to teachers. (For the record, Joel disagrees.) He was also voted the "Worst Driver."

Over the years, he has worked for Calvin Klein, Versace, and Hugo Boss, and has become one of the elite models in male model industry. However,he is still regarded as one of the underpaid models. His No.1 goal is "to become the best male model in the world. I don't start something unless I can believe I can be the best." As the first male model to land an exclusive contract with Calvin Klein, it would appear he is well on his way to achieving this goal!

If you are considering modeling yourself, here's his best advice. Joel believes there are 3 essential elements to becoming a successful male model: "Confidence is No.1. Second, you have to be very focused and know what you want out of the whole business. And third, a good, positive outlook!" Joel has an apartment in New York, and shows his dedication to the work by exercising 12 hours a week
(From CelebrityMaleModels.Com)
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tbd Oz: Season 6 Jan 5, 2003 Prisoner #99S917 Glen Shupe 6.0
tbd Oz: Season 5 Jan 6, 2002 Prisoner #99S917 Glen Shupe / Shupe 5.6
tbd Oz: Season 4 Jul 12, 2000 Shupe 6.4
tbd Oz: Season 3 Jul 14, 1999 Shupe 7.1