Drawing Dallas

Posted on 23 Mar 2017 at 7:50pm

If stunning actor/model Jeffrey Irokwe doesn’t look familiar now, he might soon

MARK STOKES | Illustrator
mark@markdrawsfunny.com

Name and age: Jeffrey Irokwe, 22
Occupation: Model, actor
Spotted: Cityplace

Tall, handsome and talented, Jeffrey was born in Dallas to an American mother and a Nigerian father, a software engineer who came to the U.S. in the early 1980s to work for Microsoft.

Model citizen: His stunning looks garnered him his first model shoot at age 15. This lead to fashion shows, print work and runway modeling. While pursuing modeling, he was also a football and track-and-field star.

Jeffrey’s personal interests include technology, art, bodybuilding, martial arts and rock climbing. He and his older brother Jesse own a company called C.O.V. (Collection of Visuals) producing music, music videos and graphics.

Web series: Jeffrey is a lead actor in the web-based LGBT series Gayborhood Dallas, written and directed by Jennifer Sands. Future plans include continuing to pursue his acting career. He eventually hopes to win an Emmy Award.

You can follow him on Instagram at Jeffrey_irokwe and collectionofvisuals.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition March 24, 2017.

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