Ruis

4.9.2008

By Out.com Editors

Agency: Re:Quest Model Management












Hometown: Spanish Harlem, New York City

Birth date: January 19

Zodiac sign: Capricorn

Favorite color: Blue and gray, but blue mostly.

Favorite movie: Dumb and Dumber

Did you play any sports growing up? Baseball, hockey, martial arts when I was younger -- I did it for about three years.

What position did you play in baseball? Shortstop

Do you have any nicknames? My grandfather called me Poncho -- Poncho Villa.

Boxers, briefs, or commando? Briefs

Any particular kind or color? White, black, and gray.

What qualities do you look for in a romance? Funny -- got to be a clown like me. Smart -- no airheads -- there are a lot of good looking people out there who are dumb. Plus someone who is athletic.

How do you express yourself creatively? I work on cars and motorcycles and custom paint and bodywork -- I do freehand flames and pinstripes.

How did you get discovered as a model? I was playing baseball in college, Division I, down on Chambers Street and my cousin -- he models also -- he put me on with his agent.

What are your post-modeling plans? I'm open. I want to act.

Television, film, stage? Anything -- comedy.
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