The Journey of

MARIO

Mario Rodriguez Jr. was born in Montclair, California and raised in Pomona, California. Mario's father is Puerto Rican and mother is Mexican-American. Raised in humble beginnings chiefly by his mother and his loving grandparents. Mario stands at 6'3 and 220lbs. Throughout his youth Mario was always a stand out athlete in football. Recruited to play Division I Football his life took a turn when he was surprised to learn that he was going to be a father. Due to the enormous responsibility of being a father he left behind his Football career to begin working a full time job so he could provide for his family as well as his son Jayson.

At the age of 23 Mario moved to Orange County, California where he began working at Heat Ultra Lounge as a Host and Promoter. Mario thrived from social interaction with all of the clubs patrons and began to get the entertainment bug. After several years in the club nightlife he decided to expand his social network by joining Instagram. In 2013 Mario was discovered by acclaimed fashion designer Michael Costello. Mario was invited to walk the runway at LA Fashion Week. Mario was featured in the LA Times which brought about further interest, it was at this time Mario began being contacted by photographers and doing many modeling photo shoots. His chiseled features really brings out a look that everyone searches for in a male model.

 

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