As Jesus heads to Milan to exclusively model at the Dolce & Gabbana SS10 menswear show on Saturday, Swide caught up with him to exclusively ask him more about his life to date, future plans and if he'd create the perfect playlist just for us.
The man the fashion world is talking about is not an easy person to pin down. Swide managed to get in touch with him in Brazil ahead of Milan menswear fashion week to discover more about the man behind THAT model body.
AS A CHILD, WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GREW UP? AN ACTOR OR A MUSICIAN?
I wanted to be everything!
I still want to be everything...
DID YOU HAVE ANY CHILDHOOD OBSESSIONS THAT YOU STILL HAVE TODAY?
I've always been hyperactive and agitated
WHEN DID YOU EXACTLY DECIDE TO START A MODELLING CAREER?
3 years ago
HOW ABOUT AN ACTING CAREER? HAVE YOU ABANDONED THIS IDEA?
No, but I'm focused on my modelling career.
WHAT ABOUT MUSIC? DO YOU LIKE TO MIX TRACKS?
Always, when I have the time.
BRAZILIANS ARE THE BEST EVER MUSICIANS: DO YOU HAVE A GOOD VOICE?
I don't think so!
TELL US ABOUT YOUR FIRST MODELLING EXPERIENCE IN BRAZIL.
I did some fashion shows in Rio. It was a great experience.
HOW WAS SHOOTING THE DOLCE & GABBANA CAMPAIGN WITH STEVEN KLEIN?
He is a friend. It's always great working with friends. It's perfect for my career.
HOW MUCH TIME DO YOU SPEND WORKING OUT ON A DAILY BASIS?
6 days a week, for 2 hours a day.
NUTRITION WISE, DO YOU FOLLOW ANY SPECIAL DIETS?
When I can.
WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU DO/THINK IN THE MORNING?
Think positive and thank God for another day.
HOW MANY HOURS DO YOU SLEEP EVERY NIGHT?
YOU WERE BORN IN RIO AND YOU LIVED THERE UNTIL SOME MONTHS AGO. WHAT IS THE FAVOURITE THING YOU LIKE TO DO WHEN LIVING THERE?
Being in touch with the perfect nature of Rio
ARE THERE ANY DRAWBACKS TO LIVING IN RIO?
WHICH WAS YOUR FIRST THOUGHT WHEN YOU ARRIVED IN NEW YORK FOR THE FIRST TIME?
I went for the first time in 2006. I was amazed by the city.
WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE ABOUT YOURSELF?
- YOUR BODY? To be healthier
- BRAZIL? Whatever I can
- THE WORLD? Only god knows
Jesus Luz is currently featured in the new FW10 Dolce & Gabbana advertising campaign alongside David Gandy, Noah Mills and Eva Herzigova. Take a look below.
With Summer in the air - Swide asked Jesus to create an exclusive playslist just for us. Take a peek at his track selection below. What every ipod needs this summer.
**EXCLUSIVE TO SWIDE: THE JESUS LUZ PLAYLIST**
Move for me (Kaskade and Deadmau5)
Blue Monday (Vandalism Remix) Kurd Maverick
Beat Generation – david Amo & Julio Mavas
Aguas de Março – Elis Regina
1967 (Marcelo D2)
Love me Tender – Elvis Presley
Give it to Me – Madonna
Love Stoned – Justin Timberlake
**STAY POSTED LATER THIS WEEK - AS WE BRING YOU MORE JESUS LUZ EXCLUSIVES INCLUDING A PROUST QUESTIONAIRE THAT REVEALS EVERYTHING ABOUT HIS FEARS, DREAMS, AND THE OBJECT HE NEVER LEAVES AT HOME...**
Giuliano Federico (wIth special thanks to Jesus Luz)