So recently, Seyi Taylor had an Exclusive interview with Mr. University Africa 2016 who will be handing over to his successor on the 17th of December 2016.
Tell us about yourself?
My name is Eteng John also known as “Sisco or 6cojohn”, I am a native of cross river state Calabar, I am a fitness model/fitness trainer, first runner up Mr University Africa,currently running as Mr university Africa-Nigeria, i am 6 feet tall, I have done a several runways and tv commercials, I also appeared in celebrity videos, I have also been featured in magazines.
What projects are you currently working on, if there’s any?
I was recently the winner of “The Best Male Model” for The Eleventh Fashion Show 2016. During that Runway Fashion show I walked the runway for Project Runway Designer from the US, Latasha Henderson, she is cast of season 15 & also has a global brand called “VonRay”. I am also working on building my portfolio in editorial/print/runway & fitness modeling with an American based agency & Mgmt. I was also recently featured in music videos & working on more features. I am remaining well-rounded in my talents so I can keep the doors of opportunity opened for me in several genres. I am also working towards continuing my education at an art school and obtain my degree in Illustration. The future is looking bright for me with the help of God.
How would you describe your personal style?
My personal style can be described as multi-faceted in styles,I don’t have just one style, lol. I like to remain trendy & showcase my own personal taste by mixing urban & classy. For example, you may see me in a trouser style jogger, a dressy band collar button-up and some heritage brand shoe. I like to be trendy and comfortable.
What advice can you give to others to pursue their dreams?
The advice I would offer to the aspiring individuals trying to pursue their dreams is to keep God first, don’t look for handouts, be ready to work for what you want and please don’t give up, because anything worth having is worth fighting for,so just keep being persistent until opportunity presents itself to you.
Where do you see yourself in the next few years?
In the next few years, I see myself being very successful entrepreneur who own several businesses and supplying jobs to those in need, I also see me being a huge community leader & giving back to my community, I will be international by the grace of God and able to make sure my family is taken care of and not in the need of anything.
What has been the journey so far as the winner of Mr University Africa?
I am not the winner, I emerged first runner ups Mr University Africa and won the title Mr University Africa Nigeria, the journey has been great from being a brand ambassador to being featured on blogs, magazine editorials & covers m, celebrity videos and given Guest appearances in most shows, it has built me up to accept the new me and how to handle and comport myself in different spheres. I look forward to more ambassadorial Jobs and a great career ahead.
So Tell us about Mr University Africa?
Mr University Africa is not just a pageant, but one of its kind because it is a pageant that is set to look for University Rep from Universities across Africa to help build their entrepreneurial skills to help give back to the community. The winners are groomed to be business minded in whatever talent they have and how they can utilize it and make positive impact.
So how are you handling fame with your private life?
By being Real and True ,never looking down on anyone, socializing when I can and hiding from cameras when need be lol
What’s the thing No one knows about you?
I am moved easily,because I am a passionate & emotional individual.