Guest: Tyron Barrington
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Tyron Barrington is author of “The Lord is My Agent…And, He ONLY Takes 10%” and is a former top model agent who has worked with some of the world’s leading stars in fashion and entertainment, including MATTHEW FOX of ABC TV series “LOST”, TYSON BECKFORD, KIMORA LEE SIMMONS, CARRIE OTIS, NICOLE MURPHY, ASHLEY GREENE, LAUREN CONRAD, DJ TONY (Ellen De Generes show), and has been featured on news programs such as ABC “NIGHTLINE”.
He has negotiated multiple contracts for clients such as DOLCE & GABBANA, CALVIN KLEIN, VERSACE, GUCCI, YSL, CHANEL, PRADA, DONNA KARAN, RALPH LAUREN, etc, and has booked countless magazines including VOGUE, ELLE, HARPER’S BAZAAR, V, W, etc.
In 2003, he started his own Casting & Production company appropriately named, BARRINGTON Group, for Fortune 500 companies such as AVON, L’OREAL FERIA, LEVI’S, TARGET, CARTER’S, OSH KOSH B’GOSH, etc, and working with clients such as JENNIFER LOPEZ, LAUREN CONRAD (“The Hills” MTV), ASHLEY GREENE (“TWILIGHT”), etc.
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[5:58] The significance of his faith in his job change
[10:27] If his faith has led to any detriments in the fashion industry
[16:02] How faith can impact what models in the industry are willing to do