|Hometown: Mabelvale, Arkansas|
|Nickname: Never had one that wasn’t inappropriate|
|Zodiac Sign: Pisces|
|Spirit Animal: Deli Cat|
|iPhone or Android: Droid all the way|
|Twitter & IG: @chaunsumlit|
As a casting director and star of V-Files’ Model Files, what do you love most about your job?
I am amazed simply by the broad cross section of humanity I get to encounter and how collaboration between these disparate people to “make it work” actually, most of the time, does work, even with the fails.
What are 3 things you can’t live without
during Fashion Week?
A LOT OF COFFEE
What do you do when you’re not working?
When I am not working? Hmmm…As in most things in my life I tend to live by the motto “Go hard or go home.” I usually prefer just to go home.
Do you have any secret hobbies or talents?
I am a bit if an amateur anthropological geneticist. Want to talk about Evolutionary Psychology? Eugenics? I am your man.
Describe your personal style. What influences it?
I would say my personal style is definitely based on leisure and thrives on the practical. Perhaps, subtly disruptive and plays on “bad” taste. I am influenced by who I am and the people I admire. For instance, immigrants. They do this naturally. They are my biggest influence. They come from a different perspective while being surrounded by one that is not theirs, while making it their own. I admire and understand this too well.
What song best describes fashion week for you?
To be honest, this song always seems to get me through it and is in constant repeat in my head during fashion week: Bach Cello Suite No.1 in G.