Fitness Model and Actor, Quinten Barnard a native of Miami is quickly on the rise to the top. His recent appearance in photos with pop-culture icon and reality star Kim Kardashian-West on her social media pages promoting the new KKW Beauty Cosmetic line created quite a buzz.  Inquiring minds sought to discover who is this dreamy man of color pictured.

And Guess What? When I learned it was my brother and friend, Quinten; it was truly a proud moment.  I was excited because this was a win for him.  Quinten is naturally easy on the eyes but his internal spirit is most attractive resonating a level of love and humility beyond his millennial years of birth. He is just a good, brother.

So of course, after all the congratulatory communication, I had to ask him to please give readers at a closer glimpse into the life and mind of Quinten Barnard. In his own signature style he said, no problem, brother.


Who is Quinten Barnard? Great Question to start! To say the least I’m a driven and passionate guy, who understands practice can take you a long way.

How did you start in Fitness and Modeling? I have always enjoyed an active lifestyle starting from my youth playing tackle football. At 15 I started modeling and the opportunity allowed me to continue and embrace what would later become my career.

Quinten, you are more than a handsome face and chiseled body, where did the depth of your soul energy derive? Thank you! I credit my grandfather and grandmother for teaching me humility. The energy I was raised with cultivated by elders was especially centered around the home. What we read and what we heard, the music played a huge role. It was common to hear Stevie Wonder, Sam Cook and the positive tunes that you will never forget because the messages of positivity, adversity and continued love for our community no matter what.

How did you end up baring it all in an image with pop-culture icon, Kim Kardashian? I think timing was everything and the opportunity presented itself, which I’m tremendously grateful for that. I am persistent in everything I do and remain humble. If it weren’t for that working with her would not have happened. Again it was a pleasant experience and she was a cool person to have worked with.

What did it mean for you to be in the same room and appear in several images on social media with Kim Kardashian? I knew it would leave a mark on the pop culture world. Pictures can speak a bigger message if you pay attention long enough.

What next for Quinten Barnard? Growing and expanding my career, setting goals and achieving them. Along with my team, we have plans and acting is in my near future. Furthermore making sure the image of self-love and positivity is a message we continue to spread in all

Photos shot by David LaChappelle taken from Kim K Instagram page feed.
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