Dartanyon CROCKETT

By
Photography Sebastian Kim

Published July 4, 2016

SHORTS: NIKE. STYLING: MIGUEL ENAMORADO. COSMETICS: ARMANI, INCLUDING MAESTRO GLOW NOURISHING FUSION MAKEUP. HAIR PRODUCTS: BUMBLE AND BUMBLE, INCLUDING SPRAY DE MODE. HAIR: LAURENT PHILIPPON FOR BUMBLE AND BUMBLE. MAKEUP: KRISTI MATAMOROS FOR ARMANI BEAUTY/FRANK REPS. SET DESIGN: JULIET JERNIGAN/CLM. PRODUCTION: BO ZHANG/MANAGEMENT ARTISTS. DIGITAL TECHNICIAN: NATALIA READ-HARBER. SPECIAL THANKS: STUDIO 250.

2012 Paralympic bronze medalist and the subject of Lisa Fenn’s book Carry On, which is being adapted for the screen by Nate Parker.

SPORT: Judo.

AGE: 25.

HOMETOWN: Cleveland.

SECRET TALENT: I dance, play saxophone, and do karaoke.

GO-TO KARAOKE SONG: It varies depending on the night, but usually, “Your Man” by Josh Turner or “Can’t Hold Us” by Macklemore.

LAST MEAL: Something with a lot of bacon.

CHOSEN SUPERPOWER: I would like to be able to control the elements. You’ve seen Avatar: The Last Airbender—just like that, to be able to control earth, water, fire, wind.

WHO WERE YOU IN A PAST LIFE? A really energetic puppy.

WHO WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO MEET? I can’t choose: Bruce Lee, Michael Bublé, Frank Sinatra, Jackie Chan. A lot of fighters and singers. Music and combat. I’d love to just kind of mix it up with those guys.

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