Blue-eyed felon Jeremy Meeks freed; starts new career

 Jeremy Meeks (Photo Credit: Stockton Police Department)
Jeremy Meeks (Photo credit: Stockton Police Department)

In 2014, convicted felon Jeremy Meeks, 30, caused many women to fall in lust with him. His famous mug shot was placed on the Facebook page of the Stockton Police Department after his arrest on a felony gun charge. Soon, his image went viral as thousands of women declared their admiration of his good looks.

While Meeks was in jail, his popularity was recognized by White Cross Management and he was signed as a client. Meeks has now served his time and is ready to start his career as a model. Meeks says that he took the time during his incarceration and afterward to take care of his health. “I eat healthy. I do a lot of push-ups, pull-ups, dips, burpees, and I stay very active,” he said.

Jeremy Meeks and girlfriend (Photo Credit: Instagram @jmeeksofficial)
Jeremy Meeks and girlfriend (Photo credit: Instagram @jmeeksofficial)

“I want to thank my family and everybody for all your love, support and prayers. I’m overwhelmed and grateful for what lies ahead. I’m ready,” he recently wrote on Instagram.

He is already giving interviews and is looking forward to a new life. “I’m in a place where I will be able to provide for my family and really change my life. I never thought that everyone in the world would recognize me for my looks, so I feel extremely blessed and very thankful,” he said.

But there is some bad news for all those women who want to hook up with Meeks. He is in a committed relationship and wants to focus on his son. Meeks has also said that he is interested in acting and is a fan of the show “Sons of Anarchy.”

Whatever path he chooses, Meeks is sure to start a wonderful new phase of his life with plenty of positive support. “I’ve got a lot of support my family, my friends, and from my fans — I get hundreds and hundreds of letters every month. I’m very thankful for all the support I’ve been getting,” he said.

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.



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