Model Spotlight: Luke Volker
Luke Volker of IMG Models for our Model Spotlight featuring the hottest pieces this fall season. Check out the interview and photos below.
MFP: What was your first paid gig as a model?
Luke: You Magazine 2012.
MFP: What is the meaning of “Good Taste” to you?
Luke: To be are aware of your own style and know how to express it.
MFP: What is your favorite clothing style?
Luke: Honestly, jeans and a t shirt. If the print’s funny that’s a bonus.
MFP: 3 things that you can’t live without?
Luke: Good food, exercise and movies.
MFP: What do you love about Los Angeles?
Luke: Laid back energy.
MFP: Do you have any strategies in running your social media platforms?
Luke: I try to show my personality and keep it real and organic.
MFP: As a model, do you think it is important to have a lot of followers on Instagram to get gigs?
Luke: Yes. It’s undeniably become a big part of the industry.
MFP: What is your exercise routine/type? Also, to keep healthy, what types of food do you eat?
Luke: I exercise at least one hour a day. Mixing up callisthenics, cardio and weight training. Sometimes a bit of yoga. Variety is important to maintain all round functionality.
Food-wise protein and healthy carbohydrates are obviously important, but eating a lot of veggies is crucial to keep everything moving. Cheat days are also important to me. I love to eat and wouldn’t sacrifice that.
MFP: If you weren't a model, what will you be doing?
Luke: Probably doing music. I play 3 instruments, but I’d be pursuing it as a career.
MFP: What’s next for Luke? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Luke: Performing. Acting, music, stand up. Something in front of people — I love to entertain.
Photographed by Adrian Martin