The model on the cover of DNA #216 is 23-year-old Luke Pearce, photographer by Rick Stockwell. Originally from Madison, Alabama, he attended the University Of Alabama, Huntsville where he played baseball for three years on the championship team, before relocating to New York in 2016. Unsurprisingly for an Alabama boy, Luke loves country music and likes getting into the outdoors. In New York, that means Central Park. He’s also an avid sports fan, rooting for the Atlanta Braves and the University of Alabama football team, the Crimson Tide.
He’s signed with BMG Models and is a popular trainer at Equinox gym in Manhattan, where he uses a weight training technique called TUT: Time Under Tension. This method employs lighter weights and slower reps, which takes stress off the joints but feels like using heavier weights. It seems to be working for him!
See much more of Luke in DNA #216.